Trinity Emergency Dental Care
Dental emergencies often happen in the blink of an eye. If you’re experiencing a dental emergency visit us immediately. We gently treat your dental emergency as soon as possible!
Common Dental Emergencies
Please contact us ASAP if you are experiencing any of these emergencies, so we can treat you efficiently and quickly:
- Emergency Tooth Extractions
- Tooth Loss
- Broken Tooth Repair
- Tooth Enamel Damage
- Urgent Cosmetic Dental Care
- Tooth and Gum Abscess Pain
- Broken Crowns
- Loose Crowns
- Dental Implants
- Bleeding Gums
What We Do
If you have a low tolerance for pain, we offer sedation dentistry to treat your emergency. Sedation dentistry helps relax patients and be at ease as we tend to your mouth and teeth. You can watch TV or listen to music if you prefer. We strive to make your dental experience as seamless and comfortable as possible!
Do You Need Dental Emergency Care in Florida?
We know the importance of having immediate dental care in the event of an emergency. At Douglas & Wolfenden Dentistry, we make it our mission to provide all of our patients with expert comfort and relief. Do not hesitate to contact us today
Emergency Dental Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. If you need emergency dental care and go to the Emergency Room (ER) the ER will treat you and then bill your health insurance. The ER is not likely to be able to treat a dental problem unless it is a health emergency. They may use temporary measures to relieve pain until you are able to see a dentist.
In general any dental problem that needs immediate treatment to stop bleeding alleviate severe pain or save a tooth is considered an emergency. … If you have any of these symptoms you may be experiencing a dental emergency.
Stay calm.Contact your dentist.Hold the tooth by the crown only which is the part used to chew food.Just rinse the tooth in water. … The best way to preserve the tooth is to hold it in the socket that it came from. … Rinse your mouth with warm water.
Using medications such as ibuprofen (Advil Motrin) acetaminophen (Tylenol) and aspirin can relieve minor pain from a toothache. Using numbing pastes or gels — often with benzocaine — can help to dull the pain long enough for you to fall asleep.
Open up (incise) and drain the abscess. The dentist will make a small cut into the abscess allowing the pus to drain out and then wash the area with salt water (saline). … Perform a root canal. This can help eliminate the infection and save your tooth. … Pull the affected tooth. … Prescribe antibiotics.
Rinsing your mouth with salt water is an easy and affordable option for temporary relief of your abscessed tooth. It can also promote wound healing and healthy gums. To use this remedy: Mix 1/2 teaspoon of normal table salt with 1/2 cup of warm tap water.
Should you have an abscess burst at home use a warm water rinse to cleanse the mouth and encourage further drainage. To help with any pain try taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as Aleve or Advil.
Rinsing you mouth with warm saltwater can help to relieve the pain of toothache. Place 1/2 tsp of salt in about 8oz of very warm (not hot) water. Swish around in your mouth. The salt water ‘draws’ fluid from the tissues of the affected area and reduces pressure if you have an abscess.
There are ways to relieve the pain and swelling associated with your infected tooth. Saltwater rinses with or without baking soda hydrogen peroxide rinses and cold compresses can all help with these symptoms.
A severe sharp shooting or throbbing toothache that won’t go away.Extreme sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures and chewing.Swelling in your face.Swollen glands under your neck or jaw.A “pimple” on the gum line next to your painful tooth.
Oregano oil is an essential oil that can be purchased in a health food store or drugstore. You can also find it online. Oregano oil is an antibacterial and antioxidant. It may help reduce the swelling and pain of an abscessed tooth.
Either in the form of whiskey or vanilla extract alcohol can clean and kill bacteria that cause pain. It can also numb the irritated tissue. Alcohol is commonly applied directly to the sore tooth or via a soaked cotton ball left on the spot. Garlic: Can kill germs that cause pain and inflammation.
When Listerine was used for oral surgery such as tooth extraction and periodontal surgery the agent was effective in relieving toothache. … The use of antimicrobial mouth rinse during dental treatments such as endodontic treatment proved effective for more reliable infection control.
Your dentist will likely prescribe an antibiotic to help kill the bacteria causing your tooth infection. The good news is that if the infection is caught early enough it can be treated. Read on to learn more about when you should use antibiotics to treat tooth infections.
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