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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….

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Chipped Your Tooth? Here’s What to Do in This Emergency!

You chipped or broke your tooth, now what? Is this chipped tooth a dental emergency? Depending on the size of the chip or which tooth was impacted, the outcomes vary. Of course, you’ll always want to consult a professional dentist instead of coming to a conclusion through self-diagnosis. If time doesn’t allow immediately, prepare yourself with the…

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How to Tell When Tooth Pain is an Emergency

Can your mild tooth pain be deadly? Quite literally, it can. Increasing by 40% over the last 8 years, more Americans are being hospitalized for tooth abscesses. In short, mild signs include sensitivity to cold or hot items, having a tough time chewing without pain or ongoing pain. Learn about the serious dangers of tooth abscess,…

Can You Go to the Emergency Room for Tooth Pain?

The answer to this question may not be as clear as you think. It’s true that having a dental emergency is scary and creates the instinctive decision to go where all ailments can be cured, or at least most of them. This is further supported when you consider that more than 51 million school hours are lost each year…

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Avoid Dental Emergencies: the right toothpaste

Avoid Emergency Dental Visits The Ultimate Toothpaste Guide No one likes dental emergencies. One of the best ways to prevent this is taking care of your teeth. You have probably found yourself in this predicament before. As you turn down the toothpaste aisle, you are faced with more toothpaste multiplicities than you thought possible. You have…

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6 Steps to Take With After Hours Dental Emergencies

Like with any medical injury, dental emergencies need to be taken care of properly and fast in order to prevent further damage or the need for a more invasive treatment. But, sometimes, taking care of a serious injury can be difficult; especially if it happens after hours. But, what can you do while you wait…

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How Much is an Emergency Dentist Appointment?

You bit into something a little too hard, got in an accident at soccer practice or maybe even woke up in deeply-rooted mouth pain in the middle of the night and what’s your first thought? The spiral of panic comes crashing down, “How much is this going to cost me?” “How am I going to…

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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…