Category: Dental Emergency

How Dental Crowns Help Patients With Dental Emergencies

A concern that sends you to the dentist’s office for emergency care can require restorative dental work to protect the tooth causing you trouble. An injured or cavity-affected tooth can be restored with a custom dental crown, which will completely cover a tooth above the gum line and take on bite pressure on its behalf…. Read more »

Accessing Emergency Dental Care For A Lost Or Hurt Tooth

The effort you put into preventing oral health problems can make you less likely to struggle with dental decay or gum disease. Unfortunately, these efforts are not making a person luckier, which means there is still a chance you might find yourself needing treatment for an injured tooth. Something as simple as biting down in… Read more »

Concerned About A Lost Or Broken Crown? Talk To Your Dentist

As long as a dental crown remains in place, a tooth can remain safe against problems like infection or physical damage. Problems that affect teeth can lead to permanent damage, which is why restorations like crowns are designed to offer long-term support. With good habits in place, a patient can keep a crown in good… Read more »

Is There A Way To Save My Injured Tooth?

An injury that affects your smile can upset you for many reasons. There is the obvious concern about pain, and the impact of the injury on your overall well-being, but there is also the real fear that dental damage will permanently alter your smile. While some dental injuries are too severe for the tooth in… Read more »

How We Take Care Of Dental Emergencies

When thinking about emergencies, dental issues may not even cross your mind. However, there are several dental issues that, if they are left alone, can become even bigger problems in the future. So, in today’s blog, your Charles City, IA, dentist will explain how to recognize a dental emergency, and how we can help you… Read more »

What Should I Do If I Experience A Dental Emergency?

If you sustain any damage to your teeth or gums, or if you begin to experience sudden and unexplained pain in one or more of your teeth, then you have a dental emergency, one that needs treatment right away! In today’s blog, your Charles City, IA, dentist will look at how we treat common emergency… Read more »

How Do I Respond To A Dental Emergency?

We consider a dental emergency any damage to your teeth or gums, provided the injury isn’t life threatening (at which point you should call 911 or proceed to the nearest emergency room). When you contact your Charles City, IA, dentist for emergency care, we will often see you the same day to treat the issue…. Read more »