What To Do If You Have A Dental Emergency

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http://dentistcudahyca.com/ - If a dental emergency is actually left without treatment, that can easily result to a much more severe health issue-- some are actually also very harmful. When you run into any one of the dental emergencies that can occur, perform the some of the ideas I bring to you in this presentation to ease the pain. A couple of these dental emergency situations need to be taken care of ASAP either because of severe pain or risk of infection. Given that they can end up being more considerable as well as hazardous, you really need to take maintenance of these emergencies. Dental professionals are actually educated to take care of these emergency situations protecting against further damages.

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What To Do If You Have A Dental Emergency

  1. 1. 8 Dental Emergencies and What You Need To Do
  2. 2. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Dental emergency • Dental emergency might not seem so much as an “emergency”. But if it is left untreated, it can result to a more serious condition – some are even life threatening. The St James Dental Group
  3. 3. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Alleviate the situation • So don’t take dental emergency for granted. When you encounter any of the following dental emergencies, do the corresponding tips to alleviate the situation. The St James Dental Group
  4. 4. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Knocked out tooth 1. Knocked out tooth • Don’t be the dentist on this. If your tooth is knocked out, just wash the tooth with water gently. The St James Dental Group
  5. 5. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Don’t remove any tissue • Be sure you don’t remove any tissue attached to the tooth. The best thing to do after that is to place the tooth back into its socket if at all possible. The St James Dental Group
  6. 6. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Go straight to your dentist • If not, get a glass of milk and place your tooth there. Go straight to your dentist. The St James Dental Group
  7. 7. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Reasons for a broken tooth 2. Broken teeth • A few examples of why you might encounter a broken tooth are: an accident, a fight, grossly decayed tooth or a weak tooth. The St James Dental Group
  8. 8. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com A uncomfortable experience • This can be an uncomfortable experience. To alleviate the pain before you can visit your dentist, just get warm water rinse your mouth, if there is any swelling, use a cold compress on your face to reduce the swelling. The St James Dental Group
  9. 9. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Washing your mouth 3. Toothache. • There are a lot of factors that cause a toothache. When you feel the pain, start off by washing your mouth with warm water. The St James Dental Group
  10. 10. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Use a dental floss • Then you can use a dental floss to remove any food particles trapped between the teeth of inside the gum. Contact your dentist if the pain won’t go away. The St James Dental Group
  11. 11. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Tooth Abscess 4. Dental abscess. • You will know you have dental abscess if you can see some swelling on areas of your gums, like a pimple. Dental abscess can be dangerous if left untreated. The St James Dental Group
  12. 12. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Rinse your mouth • Use warm salted water to rinse your mouth and go to your dentist immediately. The St James Dental Group
  13. 13. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Broken jaw 5. Broken jaw. • You might have a fight or you accidentally bump your jaw to the wall or any object, as long as there is swelling in this area it means that you have injured your jaw. The St James Dental Group
  14. 14. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Cold compress • You need to use cold compress for the swelling. Don’t ignore this incident. Go to your dentist immediately. The St James Dental Group
  15. 15. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Trapped objects in teeth 6. Stuck object between teeth. • Any object that gets trapped in between your teeth can easily damage your gum and teeth. The St James Dental Group
  16. 16. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Use dental floss • Use dental floss to remove it and not just any object. Go to your dentist if you are not able to get it out from between your teeth. The St James Dental Group
  17. 17. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Temporary filling material 7. Broken filling. • If your filling breaks off or falls out, then you can buy a temporary filling material or cement from any pharmacy and put it in the “hole” where the filling use to be and contact your dentist immediately. The St James Dental Group
  18. 18. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Use of sugarless gum • You can also place a piece of sugarless gum there to cover the hole until you get to your dentist. The St James Dental Group
  19. 19. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Broken dental crowns 8. Broken dental crowns. • If your dental crown came off, best is to call your dentist right away for an appointment. The St James Dental Group
  20. 20. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Don’t go without crown • You don’t want to be without the crown because the teeth can move and your crown may not fit anymore and have to end up paying for a new crown. The St James Dental Group
  21. 21. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Use of OTC temporary dental cement • If you can’t get to your dentist right away and you need to wait a week or so, you can also use the OTC temporary dental cement to place the crown back on until you see you dentist. The St James Dental Group
  22. 22. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Dental emergencies • Some of these dental emergencies need immediate attention either because of pain or risk of infection. The St James Dental Group
  23. 23. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Preventing further damage • You need to take care of these right away because they can become more serious and dangerous. Dentists are trained to deal with these emergencies preventing further damage. The St James Dental Group
  24. 24. http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Ask a professional Dental Emergencies and What You Need To Do Contact us The St James Dental Group 323-771-7254 http://www.dentistcudahyca.com Thank You!

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