Tooth pain can range from minor discomfort that only occurs when you eat hot or cold foods to a throbbing pain that can be excruciating. The type you experience varies based on the dental condition you may have and how severe the condition is. If...

There are many different situations that can play out with your teeth and gums. Some of these situations can be dental emergencies, while others may need dental care, but not be considered a true emergency. If you are experiencing what is a dental emergency, it...

It’s easy to take your teeth for granted until they start causing you problems. While some problems are minor and can wait for a scheduled appointment, others are considered dental emergencies that require immediate care. How do you know when you should look for emergency...

When you’re in pain and worried, the last thing you need is for the doctor providing to care to make you feel worse. It’s true in medical emergencies and in dental emergencies. In fact, since so many patients have some form of anxiety or fear...

Not every dental emergency is preventable. Accidents happen all the time, and when they do, you need a dentist who can see you as soon as possible. But not every dental problem will happen out of nowhere. Many emergencies and problems are completely preventable. Here are...

When a tooth falls out or gets knocked out of your mouth, this is called, in dentist-speak, an avulsed tooth. It’s one of the most serious dental emergencies you might face for multiple reasons, primarily because permanent teeth don’t grow back as baby teeth do....

Is your chipped tooth a dental emergency? It depends. A minor chip that causes no pain needs less care than a large chip that causes excruciating pain. Whether you need to get to the dentist immediately or whether it can wait until Monday depends on a...

Your tooth may crack, chip, or break for a lot more reasons than you realize. It’s not just falls, car accidents, and hits to the face or mouth that can harm your teeth. Biting down on something hard, severe cavities that go untreated, and old...

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