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No One Likes Dental Emergencies!

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No one likes emergencies. Everyone likes to be able to plan their life and their finances around some sort of predictable schedule. Emergencies throw everything into disarray and regular life gets put on hold and that money that you were saving up for that certain something?  Yep. Even that’s put on hold bc of the unexpected expense. According to current surveys, dental emergencies rank No. 3 in the worst and most expensive emergencies people can experience. Right behind general health emergencies and auto emergencies. 

Dealing with Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies can definitely be painful. But they don’t have to put your life on hold AND they shouldn’t break your budget.  At ...

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How to Avoid a Dental Emergency

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Although we can’t always prevent accidents, it’s worth thinking about how you can avoid a dental emergency. Knowing where you can get emergency dentistry in Glendale, CA, is a good idea, too. But how can you prepare not to have a dental emergency?

Here are a few tips to keep your teeth and gums healthy and lower your chances of a dental emergency. Remember, any accident involving your face, jaw, or mouth could lead to broken or misaligned teeth or malocclusion (when the lower and upper jaws don’t align properly). It’s important to call your dentist right away any time you have a concern.

Watch What You Eat

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How to Prepare for a Dental Emergency

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Do you know whether your dentist provides care outside of normal business hours? Being prepared for a dental emergency can give you peace of mind and a better outcome, should you need to take quick action. When you know you have a resource for emergency dentistry in Glendale, CA, you rest a little easier about an unexpected toothache or broken crown.

You should also know what types of situations are dental emergencies. Some situations are obviously an emergency that require immediate care; other situations may be able to wait a day or two. Either way, call your dentist as soon as you have a concern.

What is a Dental Emergency?

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Dental Emergencies Part 2

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You've been feeling a little bit sensitive in a tooth for the past couple weeks. It's been coming and going. Not a big deal. But now it's getting a little more frequent and now you're avoiding chewing on that area and it's getting sensitive with even warm drinks now. All of a sudden you wake up in the middle of the night with an ache or shooting pain in that area that you've never felt before.

This is a very common scenario and I see it all the time. The key is not to wait after you start feeling that sensitivity. Get in right away to have it looked at.

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Accidents Happen! About Dental Emergencies

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We've all had it happen: You are walking normally when all of a sudden the curb jumps up and makes you trip and fall. You're playing with your kid and that swing comes out of nowhere to smack you in the face. You are brunching with friends and you bite into a fork or you bite into something hard in your salad and hear a crunching noise. You're now faced with a dental emergency.

Time for a Trip to the Dentist

This is the time to call your friendly neighborhood dentist that you've been meaning to get into because you're eight months overdue since your last cleaning. The tooth and area ...

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3 Signs That Mean It's Time to Call an Emergency Dentist Now

Man with Tooth Pain | Lucio H. Kim DDS

There’s no question that a dental emergency can turn your life upside down. It can seem that one moment everything’s going along fine, then suddenly that little twinge you’ve been feeling turns into a full-blown toothache.

If this has happened to you, you know that your first and only priority was to get relief from the pain and the worry that there’s a problem with your oral health. No one needs to tell you to call the dentist when you’re in heart-stopping pain, but what about other emergencies?

Tooth Pain of Any Kind

Whether it’s a twinge, a tingle, or a throb, you need to see your emergency dentist for treatment right away. ...

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