What is a Dental Emergency?

A dental emergency is a problem in your mouth that causes pain, progresses quickly or affects your smile esthetically. For that reason, you should have a dental exam as soon as the problem happens. Among others, emergency includes a broken tooth, pain in gums and tooth, bleeding, and swelling. We at Rio Dental Studio do our best to schedule emergency appointments in 24 business hours or less in a relaxed, comfortable, and high-end clinic.

Why do you need treatment for a Dental Emergency?

A dental emergency can get worse in a short period of time without quick and effective treatment. Even minor problems may escalate to infection, pain, fractures, and tooth loss. This is why we recommend quick, adequate treatment as soon as possible.

What are some of the more common Dental Emergencies?

We see a number of different dental emergencies everyday. We recommend coming in to be seen whenever you notice something is wrong. Some of the most common emergencies include:

  • Severe toothache and pain
  • Abscessing and infections
  • Broken or cracked teeth
  • Lost fillings, crowns or bridge work
  • Broken or lost appliances (dentures, night guards)

What can be expected while undergoing Dental Emergency treatment?

We will ask you what happened and is bothering you to make sure we assess what is causing you trouble. A detailed examination and X-rays may be needed to evaluate the extension of the problem and to make the correct diagnosis. A proper treatment plan with medication and procedures will be presented taking into consideration your personal needs.

If you think you might have an emergency and want to come in to see someone, call our office today and our helpful staff members can further assist you.