Emergency Dentist El Paso TX
What is a Dental Emergency?
Una emergencia dental es cualquier situación que representa una amenaza inmediata para la salud de los dientes y los tejidos de soporte. Las emergencias dentales a menudo son el resultado de un impacto en la boca., pero también pueden ser causados por una infección. Para asegurar el mejor resultado posible, any dental emergency should be evaluated by a professional immediately.
How Soon Should I Be Seen?
If you are experiencing a dental emergency, we recommend you contact your general dentist first. Your general dentist will be able to advise what your treatment options are and if necessary will refer you to us.
After Hours Emergencies:
For patients that have been seen in our office and are experiencing severe dental emergencies after hours, such as signs of infection, dolor, or trauma please call our emergency number:
Este de El Paso Oficina Número de teléfono 915-504-6880 – for patients seen in our East El Paso office y West El Paso office.
What to Do if a Tooth is Knocked Out?
For permanent teeth that are knocked out, rinse the tooth and put it back in the socket. If you can’t get the tooth back in the socket, place it in a container of milk, water or saliva to keep it moist. Do not touch the roots (handle the tooth by the crown) and don’t brush the tooth. Contact usIMMEDIATELY for information and emergency treatment – the sooner you get to us, the more likely your tooth can be saved!
Other Emergency Dental Situations:
- Substantial Toothache
- Jaw Pain
- Broken Teeth
- Trauma facial
- Trauma to the Teeth
If you can’t get into your dentist’s’ office immediately, here is a list of effective home remedies to make you more comfortable while you wait for care:
- Warm water rinses for sore teeth and gums.
- Over the counter pain medication such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen (Tylenol)
- Ice packs applied to the outside of cheeks.
- Dental anesthetics containing benzocaine may be used as directed on the package for pain.
- Avoid overly hot and cold beverages and foods to reduce sensitivity.
- Heating pads may be used for jaw pain.
- Avoid chewing in the injured area.
- If a broken tooth has a sharp edge, cotton can be placed over it to protect soft tissues in your mouth.
Pain-Free Emergencies: Some dental emergencies may not cause pain initially. For example, a cracked tooth may not hurt, but it may lead to nerve damage in the roots. For this reason, all of the listed conditions need immediate attention, whether or not pain is present.
Estamos aquí para ayudar! Please contact us if you have any emergency condition.