How to Know If You Need Emergency Dental Care

Posted on November 26, 2018 in Dental Procedures, General Dentistry

How to Know If You Need Emergency Dental Care

The only thing worse than a dental emergency is sitting around in pain, wondering if what you’re experiencing qualifies as an emergency. To clear up the confusion, we’ve got some general guidelines on how you should handle various dental problems. However, if you’re still not sure if you’re experiencing an emergency, please err on the side of caution and call our office.

What Is a Dental Emergency?

There are a number of issues that require immediate dental attention and some that can wait until Monday. These are some of the most common dental problems people face and how you should handle them:

How Can I Prepare for a Dental Emergency?

Like any type of emergency, a dental emergency is unpredictable and is difficult to prepare for…or else it wouldn’t be an emergency! The best way to avoid dental emergencies is to visit Smile Hilliard regularly. When a true dental injury or emergency does happen,  having a solid relationship with your dental office team can result in the best possible outcome, as we are already familiar with your oral health history, medical history, and any other pertinent information that is useful during these unfortunate situations. We also recommend that you store our number in your phone so you don’t need to look it up in the event of an emergency. Our main phone line is 614.534.0257.

How Can Smile Hilliard Help Me If I’m Experiencing a Dental Emergency?

We can help by:

If you’re not experiencing an emergency right now but are due for a checkup, we can help with that as well! You can schedule your visit online or call our office at 614.328.9489 to request an appointment.