What is considered a Dental Emergency?

Any situation that is causing you pain or discomfort is a dental emergency. Other specific problems that should be treated immediately by your dentists are as follows:

  • A broken or lost tooth
  • A tooth that been partially dislodged
  • Sudden severe swelling
  • A sore on the gum that looks like a pimple
  • A broken or lost crown or filling
  • An object caught between the teeth that can't be removed with brushing or dental floss
  • Injuries to the lips, gums, or palate