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Dental Emergencies and Smoking

If you are a smoker, that last thing you want to hear when an emergency strikes is that it’s time to kick the habit.  In fact, studies show smokers use this vice to manage their pain with an increase in cigarette usage when pain increases.  Most are aware of the health risks associated with smoking…

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Emergencies with Dental Crowns

Although it may be a surprise to you when your dental crown ends up floating around your mouth, don’t panic! This dental emergency is easily managed with a little know how until you can see an emergency dentist! What Is A Dental Crown? Just like a cap goes on your head, a crown is a…

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Do You Have A Dry Socket?

After an emergency extraction, you may think the worst is over.  You know some pain is expected after a tooth is removed. But the next day you are still in pain.   Is the pain you are experiencing normal, or do you have a dry socket?  If so, is it a reason to go back to…

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Understanding Dental Insurance

“How am I going to pay for this?”  This is a common reaction when a dental emergency strikes.  At Emergency Dental, we try to help by offering several payment options, even for those without insurance. If you do have dental insurance, you may think you won’t need to worry about cost.  The legal nature of insurance contracts…

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Children’s Dental Emergency

Busy children are not immune from dental emergencies. Running and jumping is bound to accompany some injury! Sometimes the treatment for pediatric injuries can differ from adult treatment. But at Emergency Dental, we are available to help with your children’s dental emergencies as well! Knocked-out teeth (avulsed) Children are no strangers to losing teeth and…

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Soft Tissue Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies don’t take a vacation, and teeth aren’t the only thing in the mouth to worry about.  You can get cuts and scrapes in your mouth just like other parts of your body.  Soft tissue dental emergencies of the cheeks, lips, tongue and gums can bleed a lot and cause a lot of anxiety!…

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Don’t Let Dental Anxiety Lead to Dental Emergency

If you have dental anxiety or dental phobia,  you are not alone.  Dental anxiety is a nervousness or stress that you may feel about going to the dentist.  Dental phobia is a more serious than anxiety and leaves the person unreasonably terrified.  At Emergency Dental we can help! Those with dental anxiety or dental phobia often anticipate  the visit will be painful….

What is Considered a Dental Emergency?

Dental work is no fun and can be a scary situation. But, just because you notice that something is astray, doesn’t always mean that a dental emergency is in the works. Tooth pain, which, worldwide, affects 60–90% of school children and nearly 100% of adults, can range from dull to extensive and can have lots of different…

Is Your Dental Emergency One for the Hospital or ER Dentist? Find Out

Dental emergencies, like every other terrible surprising life happening, always occurs at the worst time. There’s no good time for tragedy, so when it does surface, the least you can be is informed and prepared. Whether you knocked out a whole row of teeth or have questionable tooth pain, know where you need to go to get the…