What should I do if I am experiencing a dental emergency?

woman hand on cheek face as suffering from facial pain or toothache It doesn’t matter how thorough and prudent you are about brushing and flossing your teeth. There are still times when patients might deal with a toothache that becomes extremely uncomfortable. Or perhaps they are participating in a sport and experience a tooth being knocked out from an injury to the mouth or jaw. When the unexpected happens, it is vital that patients have a dental provider on their side to help them restore the smile and address the problem at hand—as soon as possible! Dental emergencies happen to the best of us, and patients who are experiencing them can work with a quality dentist at Aesthetic Dentistry of Georgetown to get their needs met immediately.

What do I do during a dental emergency?

When a dental problem develops unexpectedly, it is important that patients call Drs. Mark Duncan and Mandy Holley of Aesthetic Dentistry of Georgetown immediately to schedule an appointment. In most situations, our team can accommodate a same-day appointment when dental emergencies arise. Calling the dentist and getting in to the office as soon as possible is vital for getting a problem addressed before it becomes a more severe issue that cannot be fixed.

What about a toothache?

Toothaches may occur for a number of different reasons. There might be a very large cavity that has reached the dental pulp and aggravated the nerves, causing significant pain. It might also be due to a abscess or an infection that has impacted the inner canals of the tooth. Situations such as this will require an evaluation with x-rays to get a proper diagnosis and then discuss possible treatment. Treatment may include cavity fillings or root canal therapy.

Call our office today to get the care you need!

Here at Aesthetic Dentistry of Georgetown, we understand the need for immediate care to address a dental emergency. We encourage new and returning patients to call our office at (512) 819-9100 to request a visit with our team to address situations which needs the help of a dentist as soon as possible! We are conveniently located in Georgetown, TX at 3622 Williams Drive, Building 2.

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