Dental Emergencies Specialist
Dental emergencies can happen to anyone at any time and it can be a very painful experience.Whether it is due to trauma, infection or a broken tooth, Dr. Raghav Sundaresh and the rest of the Dentistry at University team in Charlotte, North Carolina will take of any of dental emergency. If you’re dealing with a dental emergency, don’t wait. Call the office to find out about same-day appointments.
What is a dental emergency?
The skilled team of dental professionals at Dentistry at University strives to provide immediate relief for all types of dental pain or damage related to your oral health. Below mentioned conditions can be considered as dental emergencies.
- Broken down tooth
- Broken Crowns
- Tooth Extractions
- Severely dislodged Fillings
- Dental infections leading to Root Canals
- Toothaches due to any reason
- A face injury including cuts on lips
If you have a dental emergency don’t wait until it is late. Immediate attention and response by the dentist can potentially avoid more severe problems down the road.
What should I do if my tooth is broken due to any reason?
If you encounter any kind of dental emergency such as an injury to your tooth or knocked out tooth, then there are some very simple steps you can follow to save your tooth such as:
- Pick up the tooth by the crown (the chewing surface) NOT the root.
- If dirty, gently rinse the tooth with water (Do not use soap)
- Reposition the tooth in the socket immediately, if possible.
- Keep the tooth moist at all times (milk, or emergency tooth preservation kit)
- See a dentist within 30 minutes of the injury.
How do I contact Dentistry at University if I have an emergency?
If you have a dental emergency, please call Dentistry at University as soon as possible. We will try our best to see you as soon as possible. We have walk in appointments daily and we will try our very best to get you out of pain with same day treatment.
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