A dental abscess can be a life-threatening problem. This makes it important for you to understand what it means to have an abscess and what you should do about it. The best solution is to avoid dental abscesses whenever possible; however, in some cases (especially injuries), it is unavoidable. So knowing how to recognize one and what to do can literally save your life.
Learn what to do if you are experiencing pain your tooth. An abscess can be serious so contacting your dentist is the first step.
When you experience trauma that knocks out a tooth, it is important to know what to do, including calling your dentist right away.
Like other health issues, there are certain dental issues that are truly a dental emergency and some that are urgent and warrant a call to your dentist.
Chipped teeth can lead to more serious oral health problems. If you have a chipped tooth, schedule time with one of our dentists to prevent future problems.