At Cochrane Valley Dental, we ensure you receive timely attention for dental crises. When you’re facing a dental emergency, our team at Cochrane Valley Dental is ready to provide the necessary care immediately. Understanding the urgency, we from being overlooked, thereby averting permanent damage and serious heath complications.
Types of Dental Emergencies Treated with Emergency-Same Day Care:
Our commitment to Emergency-Same Day Dental Care extends beyond these common issues. Designed to relieve pain, halt infection spread, and save teeth, this service is a cornerstone of our practice. If you find yourself in a dental emergency. Should you experience a dental emergency, don’t hesitate to contact us for immediate care.
Immediate Action: First and foremost, contact your dentist. Describe your symptoms and request an appointment as soon as possible.
Pain Management: To alleviate discomfort, consider taking over-the-counter pain medication, following the recommended dose.
Stay Calm: Broken teeth are often salvageable. Inform your dentist about the incident promptly.
Minor Breaks: For small fractures, your dentist might opt for a white filling to restore the tooth.
Severe Breaks: In cases of significant damage, a root canal may be necessary to preserve the tooth’s integrity.
Additional Protection: Depending on the extent of the break, a crown, also known as a cap, might be needed to fully restore the tooth.
Immediate Steps: Handle the tooth by the crown, not the root, and rinse it gently if dirty. Avoid scrubbing or removing any attached tissue fragments.
Preservation Attempt: If possible, try to reinsert the tooth in its socket. If this isn’t feasible, keep the tooth moist in milk or a tooth preservation product.
Urgent Dental Care: Time is critical. See your dentist as quickly as possible, ideally within an hour of the tooth being knocked out.
Control Bleeding: Apply pressure to the injured area using a clean cloth.
Swelling Reduction: Use an ice pack to minimize swelling.
Seek Medical Attention: If bleeding doesn’t cease or the injury appears severe, visit the emergency room immediately.
To ensure the safety of our patients and staff and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, At Cochrane Valley Dental ,we have implemented several initiatives for the protection of our staff and patients .