When you experience a dental emergency, you'll want to be seen by a dentist as quickly as possible.
Ivory Dental Centre understands this, so when you need an emergency dentist in Langley BC, we'll come through every time.
What Should Be Considered an Emergency?
Any oral problem causing pain and anxiety can be considered a dental emergency.
The most common dental emergency among both adults and children is a chipped or knocked-out tooth. In these cases, the best thing to do before going to the dentist is to place the tooth or tooth fragment into a container with salt water or milk. Bring it with you to the emergency appointment. If it can be affixed within an hour of the incident, there is a good chance the tooth can be saved and the roots reattached. An ice pack on the outside of the affected area can help keep pain and swelling down on the way to the office.
Toothaches can also be considered an emergency if the pain is severe. There are some home remedies you can try before seeing an emergency dentist in Langley BC, such as an anti-inflammatory like Ibuprofen, or gargling salt water paired with gentle flossing. If your pain continues or worsens, don't hesitate to call us!
Injuries to the soft tissues in your mouth can also qualify as a dental emergency. Gums, cheeks and lips are all very sensitive, and infection from a wound can spread to your teeth if it is not treated in time. Broken or loose wires from braces or permanent retainers can also be dangerous, as the sharp ends can cause heavy damage in your mouth. If you find this to be the case, you can use an eraser to move the sharp part and then put gauze or wax on it to protect your mouth until you can get to the office.
Call Ivory Dental Centre with Your Dental Emergency
Please do not hesitate to call us if you feel that you're experiencing any of the above, or if you are having any other sort of dental emergency. We can give you good advice over the phone, and set up an emergency appointment so that you can have your problem taken care of right away. Ivory Dental Centre cares about you!
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