What Constitutes a Dental Emergency? What to Watch for and When to Call
You have a toothache and want to be seen in your dentist’s office as soon as possible, but you have an appointment in two days. Do you wait it out until then or contact your dentist immediately?
Knowing the difference between a dental problem that can wait a few days and an issue that requires immediate emergency dentistry is vital. Deciding to wait can cost you a tooth and even compromise your health. Here’s how to identify real dental emergencies.
What to Watch for and When to Call
Toothaches are common, but severe infections and agonizing pain are emergencies. An untreated abscess or other dental infection can be life threatening. Symptoms include face ...