A dental emergency can strike anyone, even at most unexpected times. At Oak Tree Dental Care, the Seatle, WA dentist offers emergency dentistry - we try to accommodate dental emergency appointment requests so as to save our patients from oral pain or other dental issues that need immediate care. Emergency dentistry
Dental emergencies can be any dental problems that impact one's teeth, gums, and supporting tissues and need quick, professional treatment to get relief from pain or bleeding. It can be injured lips or soft tissues, broken or fractured teeth, failed restorations, etc. Emergency dentistry at Oak Tree Dental Care addresses such urgent dental issues that need prompt medical attention.
Some of the common dental emergencies are as follows:
- Severe toothache or infection
- Chipped, broken, or cracked teeth
- Knocked-out teeth
- Injured lips or gums
- Painful gums
- Jaw or jawbone pain
- Broken restorations
How Are Dental Emergencies Treated?
In case you encounter a dental emergency, we request you to call our dental office to schedule your appointment with the Seattle, WA dentist at Oak Tree Dental Care.
For patients with dental emergencies, we offer the following emergency dental treatment services:
- When a tooth has been knocked out
If your tooth has been knocked out, locate it. Once it is found, rinse it gently under warm water and place it in a cup of milk/ Take it to us during your dental visit. The Seattle, WA emergency dentist will try his best to save the tooth. If not possible, the dentist will discuss options like dental implants, bridges, and dentures to replace the tooth.
- When a tooth is broken
External trauma to the face due to accidents can break or crack the teeth. If the tooth structure is unaffected or is intact, the teeth can be fixed and restored using various dental treatment options like dental veneers and dental crowns.
- When a tooth is infected
If a patient visits us with a severe dental infection, we will try to eliminate the infections and maintain their teeth and gums in good oral health. Later, we will proceed with treating the cause of the infection through procedures like root canal therapy.
How to Prevent Dental Emergencies?
If you take proper care of your oral health and take the necessary precautions like wearing mouthguards while engaging in sports and games, most dental emergencies can be prevented.
Also, never skip your dental visits at least twice a year.
If you would like to avail of our dental services, visit Oak Tree Dental Care at 10004 Aurora Ave N Suite 14, Seattle, WA 98133, or call dentists in Seattle WA at (206) 363-4300 to schedule an appointment.