Emergency Dentistry

Emergency Dentistry in Carlsbad

Accidents happen, and pain can be unbelievably powerful. Fortunately, Smiles for Health in Carlsbad provides emergency dental services near you for this reason. For life-threatening emergencies, please call emergency medical services or safely get yourself to the nearest emergency room. For all other onsets of pain or damage in the mouth, visit Smiles for Health for compassionate, expert care and immediate treatment.

Reasons to See Our Emergency Dentist

Pain and inflammation are two signs that there is something wrong in your mouth and are reasons to visit Dr. Zorro at Smiles for Health. Other signs that you may need to see Dr. Zorro include broken teeth, severe swelling in the gums, excessive bleeding, and a missing tooth or dental appliance.

The first step to take when dealing with toothache or gum pain is to ensure that there is no foreign object stuck between the teeth. Sometimes food gets stuck between our teeth and causes pain and redness, and all it takes is a little flossing to get it out. We highly recommend that you use only a toothbrush and dental floss to remove foreign objects and that you never use other sharp objects that could cause more damage. If, after cleaning the area at home, there is no improvement, then you should visit our Carlsbad dental office for emergency care since you may have a more serious underlying complication.

Sports impacts are common reasons for children to see emergency dentists, but broken or lost teeth can happen to anybody. If you or your child has lost a tooth, do your best to try to recover the missing piece or pieces. We suggest that you rinse them off and keep them in a glass of milk and take them to the dentist with you. There is a small window of time where a knocked-out tooth can be replaced by our expert dentists. Bringing the pieces can also be used to create a realistic replacement or filling.

Compassionate Care at Smiles for Health

Regardless of your dental situation, Smiles for Health will work to immediately relieve your pain and treat any underlying dental problems so that you leave our Carlsbad dental office smiling.

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