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What should I consider as a dental emergency?

Drs. Jennifer Wahlen and John Torghele of Wahlen Dentistry work with patients in and around Perry, Utah, who require dental assistance. However, there are times when the unexpected occurs. Finding a practice in the area that offers emergency dentistry is easy when you call our team at Wahlen Dentistry for same-day dental care. Let’s look at some common dental emergencies and how to resolve them.

What are the different types of dental emergencies?

Our team at Wahlen Dentistry regularly sees patients who are experiencing a dental emergency and need a same-day dentist. Our urgent dental care facility has helped with the following situations:

  • Broken tooth. A broken tooth is a fairly common dental emergency. This can happen due to trauma/injury, and the level of pain experienced will depend on the severity of the break
  • Toothaches. A severe toothache might be caused by various reasons, such as an infection, cavity, or cracked tooth. If left untreated, a toothache can lead to more serious problems, such as an abscess
  • Lost filling or crown. A lost dental filling or porcelain crown leaves the affected tooth vulnerable and exposed to bacteria. It is essential to see a dentist immediately to replace the filling or crown to protect the tooth from further damage
  • Abscessed tooth. An abscessed tooth is a serious and potentially life-threatening dental emergency. It is caused by a bacterial infection in the tooth’s pulp, which can spread to other parts of the body if left untreated. Symptoms include severe toothache, swelling, fever, and difficulty swallowing
  • Dislodged or knocked-out tooth. You must seek emergency dental care immediately when a tooth is completely knocked out. If the tooth is intact, your dentist at Wahlen Dentistry may be able to reinsert it. If not, there are other options for replacing the missing tooth, including a dental implant or bridge
  • Soft tissue injuries. Injuries to the soft tissues in the mouth, including the tongue, cheeks, and lips

How do I find a same-day dentist near me?

Our team at Wahlen Dentistry is here to help you with your oral health needs–especially the unexpected issues that can arise.

Call (435) 246-4602 to request a visit at our office in Perry, UT. We are also open to new and returning patients from Brigham City, Willard, and Ogden.

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