How Does Diabetes Impact Oral Health?
DIABETES (ANY TYPE) tends to make good dental health a much more difficult goal to achieve, and poor oral health also makes diabetes harder to control. More than one in five diabetics will develop a form of gum disease, which […]
Smoking With Dental Emergencies
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 […]
Dental Crown Emergencies
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 […]
Why A Dental Exam?
You find yourself in a dental chair while the dentist examines your mouth to address your primary dental emergency. But in addition, there are a number of different things that they are noting and observing. All of this is included […]
Dental Emergency and Pregnancy
Special Considerations and Expert Solutions Pregnancy is a time for lots of change. Between doctor’s appointments and preparing for your new arrival, it can be easy to overlook dental health. Understanding the changes that occur with oral health during pregnancy […]
Gum Disease Prevention and Treatment
It may be simple, but science has shown us the huge impact a smile can make. You should never take your smile for granted. If left untreated, problems like gum disease can rob you of this precious gift. Because there […]
What is Considered a Tooth Extraction Emergency?
Medical emergencies or really anything unplanned or unexpected always come at the most inconvenient times. Your car breaks down on your way to a big job interview, your cat breaks a leg before you leave for vacation, you trip over […]
Toothache or Sinus Infection?
With cold and flu season is upon us, it is tempting to say that toothache you have is caused by sinus pressure and will go away with the cold. But there may another reason. A quick visit to Emergency Dental can […]
Can Holiday Treats Cause Dental Emergencies?
Foods are a daily decision we make… from what we will eat in the morning to midnight snacks. Between meals and mid-day snacks, we often forget to think about our oral health and how these foods affect it. We have […]
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 […]
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 […]