If you are experiencing a dental emergency, contact our office as soon as possible for guidance on how to proceed. We provide emergency dental care in Argyle, TX, and make every effort to see you the same day if considered necessary. Prompt care in the event of dental trauma can often minimize permanent damage.
Dental Emergency FAQs
Argyle Family Dentistry is committed to your long-term dental health and wellness. In the event of an unexpected dental emergency, we recommend contacting our office for immediate advice on how to treat the problem. For after hours emergencies, the on-call dentist will get back to you promptly. Here are common dental emergency concerns and how to manage them until you can be seen by a member of our dental care team.
What to do if a tooth is chipped?
Damage to the structure of the tooth such as a chip or crack should be treated in a timely manner. Left untreated, a small chip can become a crack or even lead to decay and tooth loss. If you chip or crack a tooth, contact our office and we will provide guidance based on the location and severity of the damage.
What to do if a tooth is knocked out?
A knocked out tooth requires immediate care from a dentist in most cases. If your tooth has been knocked out in an accident, first try to locate the tooth and place under the tongue or in a glass of milk to keep it moist. Contact our office right away for guidance and a likely same-day appointment. If possible, the found tooth can also be placed back in the socket, as long as the exposed root is not impacted and this can be done without pain.
What to do if my dental crown falls out or breaks?
A dental crown that has become dislodged, fallen out, or is damaged may need to be replaced. Contact our office when this happens so that we can schedule an appointment as needed and provide guidance on how to manage at home. We can also work with you to repair or replace a damaged dental bridge or denture. Prompt care for damaged dental restorations is important and will help you avoid the development of additional dental problems.