Just like any other type of emergency, dental emergencies can happen at any time. However, not as many people are aware of what constitutes a dental emergency or what to do when a dental emergency occurs. At West Coast Oral Surgery, we provide emergency dental care services so that you can get the care you need. Be sure to call our office as soon as possible if you are experiencing any of the following dental emergencies:
- Broken teeth (chipped or cracked)
- Sudden or severe dental pain
- Loose teeth
- Knocked-out teeth
- Broken dental restorations
Did You Know?
Dental emergencies can be caused by a variety of things. Some common causes include: accidents, sporting injuries, biting down on something too hard, or using the teeth as tools to open, cut, or hold things.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Do I need emergency dental care?
You may need emergency dental care if you are experiencing dental pain or if you have a broken, loose, or knocked out tooth or restoration. If you are not sure whether or not your situation requires emergency dental care, please call our office for further assistance.
What can I expect when receiving emergency dental care at West Coast Oral Surgery?
At West Coast Oral Surgery, we do our best to provide you with the care you need at the earliest possible convenience. In fact, we keep openings in our schedule to accommodate same day emergency dental appointments. While receiving emergency dental care, your exact treatments will depend upon the type of emergency you are experiencing, as well as your treatment plan. However, our emergency dental team will go over treatment expectations with you and answer any questions you may have.
Will I need to follow any special instructions after receiving emergency dental care?
Depending on the type of treatment performed, you may or may not have special guidelines to follow after your emergency dental appointment. However, if special instructions are needed, then Dr. Matin will go over any postoperative guidelines with you before you leave the office.