Dental emergencies tend to come when you least expect them, leaving you feeling panicked and unprepared. Learn a little more about common dental problems kids experience to give yourself an idea of what to expect.
If you’re ever experiencing an emergency, give us a call right away. Even if it’s after hours, our voicemail will give you some instructions as to who to call and how to get help right away.
If your child is experiencing an urgent medical emergency (severe swelling, oral bleeding or a serious injury to the teeth or jaw), call 911 or visit the emergency room.
Some parents wonder whether their child’s dental problem constitutes an emergency. If the problem is causing them pain and interfering with their daily life, it merits prompt attention.
Some of the emergencies children experience most often include:
First off, call our office right away. If we’re in the office, we’ll be able to get you in to receive care or refer you to someone who will be able to see your child right away. If it’s after hours, our answering machine will give you instructions as to who to call and steps to take.
After you make the call, there are some measures you can take at home to make your child more comfortable.
We’re here to help with any emergency, whether big or small – get in touch for assistance as soon as a problem arises.