Dental implants can make a smile look fabulous – I know I have them. However, if you are just thinking about getting them, you may have a lot of questions. You may be wondering how smoking affects implants, whether or not wine will stain them, if they can be whitened or other concerns. I also know from experience that it can be intimidating to ask some of these questions to your dentist. In my dental implant blog, I am going to answer the questions that can be hard to ask. I hope you find the info you need in this blog and that it guides you to the right decision about dental implants. Thanks for reading!
A dental emergency may cause you so much pain, you might wonder whether or not you will make it through the day! In such an instance, emergency dental treatment might be necessary to ease the pain and also avoid a long-lasting dental impact that might permanently change your overall appearance.
There are several emergency dental treatment methods that are useful in easing the pain associated with a dental emergency; and may also help you reduce the risk of suffering permanent damage. These treatments differ according to the severity and type of dental emergency. Here is a look at some dental emergencies and their treatments:
If one or more of your teeth have been knocked out, then this constitutes a dental emergency, and hence needs urgent attention. The first steps of treatment may increase the chances of the tooth being reinstated to its rightful position by a dental professional. The first steps of emergency dental treatment for knocked-out teeth are:
Broken or chipped teeth
If you have a broken tooth that is not painful, then this might not be an emergency. However, you should still plan to see a dentist. On the other hand, if you have a broken tooth that is painful the first steps of emergency dental treatment include:
These are just some of the dental issues regarded as emergencies; there are many more such as a fractured tooth and abscess in the mouth. Generally, a dental problem that causes severe pain, ongoing tissue bleeding and that requires the tooth to be saved is regarded as a dental emergency and requires immediate dental treatment.