Are you having dental pain or discomfort? Let our Virginia Beach dentist help you with dental emergency care!
The first thing we would do is to determine why you’re uncomfortable, why you’re in pain. Is it a specific tooth? Is it gum disease? Determine what is the cause of the pain, and then we look at the options to fix that problem.
If you are in dental pain or have discomfort in your mouth, you may have problems that need to be treated immediately! If you find yourself in this situation, you will want a dental practice that is extremely flexible. When you have a dental injury that needs to be seen as soon as possible, you’ll want to be a patient at a practice like J. Wesley Anderson, Jr., DDS because we will go out of our way to treat you the same day of your injury! Dental emergencies happen, and when they do, Virginia Beach dentist Dr. Anderson and his experienced staff will be on your side!
What To Do In The Event Of An Emergency
If you have a dental emergency that happens and when we cannot see you right away, you’ll need to take the precautions necessary to make sure that we can return your smile to its former glory! Many dental emergencies result in teeth being damaged, whether it’s having them completely knocked out, chipped, or cracked. When these things happen, you’ll need to be aware of the steps to take to keep those teeth alive so we can fix them at J. Wesley Anderson, Jr., DDS.
If a tooth is knocked out, the first thing you should do is find the tooth and place it in a glass of warm milk or water. This will keep the tooth alive so we can place it back into your mouth. Once you have done that, you’ll want to keep the swelling down in your mouth by putting an ice pack on the injured area. If you do these things, you’ll be in great shape when you come in to have your tooth placed back into your mouth!
Toothaches Can Be Emergencies Also
If you have a severe toothache, it may be a sign that you have an infection in one of your teeth. Having an infection can damage the tooth to the point where it will be lost, but if you come into J. Wesley Anderson, Jr., DDS, we can diagnose the problem and get you set up to see a specialist if you need a root canal procedure.
If you have dental pain or discomfort in your mouth, waiting to see a Virginia Beach dentist could make it worse. If you are having these problems, you should see J. Wesley Anderson, Jr., DDS immediately! Call us at (757) 464-1964.
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