A dental emergency is an issue affecting your teeth or oral cavity that requires immediate professional attention. Dental emergencies often occur unexpectedly and can affect anyone. One minute you’re watching your teen scoring for their team, and the next minute your teen is doubled down in pain with a knocked-out tooth.
Santa Rosa Smiles offers emergency dental services for patients living in Santa Rosa Beach, FL who are looking to save their teeth or alleviate acute pain. For decades, we have served residents in Santa Rosa, Destin, Miramar Beach, Sandestin, and Grayton Beach State Park including Sea side, Choctaw Beach, Freeport, Pensacola Beach, and Navarre. Call us now if you’d like to book an urgent appointment with our dentist.
Generally speaking, anything that causes you sudden and unbearable pain is an emergency. If you’ve woken up with a searing toothache, that’s a dental emergency. If your teen has gotten a tooth knocked out during a sports game, that qualifies too as a dental emergency.
Santa Rosa Smiles considers the following as dental emergencies and provides treatment for the same:
In any of these cases, the best course of treatment is to see a dentist immediately. Swift treatment will alleviate your pain and discomfort, as well as spare you the agony of lengthy dental procedures down the road.
We will do our best to see you on the same day that you call us. During your appointment, our first priority is to eliminate any pain that you may be experiencing. We will do this by administering pain-relieving medication. Afterward, our dentist in Santa Rosa Beach, FL will embark on providing the most appropriate long-term treatment for your situation.
Since dental emergencies are different, the treatments applied also vary.
The period between when the dental emergency occurs and when you get to our office is critical, and the steps you take during this period can ensure better treatment success, as well as guarantee your comfort. Here are some first-aid measures you can use at home or school before seeing our dentist in Santa Rosa Beach, FL: