Emergency Dental Care

in Burlington, ON

Addressing Emergencies with Ease

Emergency Dental Care at Your Service

Emergency dental care is a specialized service provided by dentists to address urgent dental problems that require immediate attention. It is aimed at managing severe dental pain, preventing further damage or infection, and providing relief and treatment during dental emergencies.

What is Emergency Dental Care?

Emergency dental care involves the prompt evaluation and treatment of urgent dental conditions. These can include severe toothaches, dental trauma or injuries, broken or chipped teeth, knocked-out teeth, abscesses, infections, and other acute dental problems. The goal is to alleviate pain, address the underlying issue, and prevent complications.

How Does Emergency Dental Care Work?

When faced with a dental emergency, it’s crucial to contact a dentist who provides emergency care. Dr. Zemskova and our staff will assess your situation over the phone and provide guidance on immediate self-care or pain management techniques. They will also schedule an appointment as soon as possible to address the issue.

During the emergency dental visit, Dr. Zemskova will conduct a thorough examination of the affected area, take any necessary X-rays or imaging, and discuss the symptoms and history of the problem. Based on the evaluation, the dentist will provide appropriate treatment, which may include procedures like dental fillings, root canal therapy, tooth extractions, dental splints for tooth stabilization, or other necessary interventions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is considered a dental emergency?

Dental emergencies can include severe toothaches, dental trauma or injuries, broken or chipped teeth, knocked-out teeth, abscesses, infections, severe gum swelling, and other acute dental problems that require immediate attention and relief from pain.

When should I seek emergency dental care?

It is recommended to seek emergency dental care as soon as possible if you are experiencing severe dental pain, significant oral bleeding, a knocked-out tooth, a broken tooth with sharp edges, or any other condition causing extreme discomfort or affecting your ability to eat or speak.

Should I go to the emergency room for a dental emergency?

In most cases, it is best to contact your dentist for a dental emergency. While hospital emergency rooms can provide temporary relief for dental pain or injuries, they may not have the necessary dental equipment or expertise for comprehensive dental care. However, if a dental emergency occurs outside of regular dental office hours and involves severe bleeding, difficulty breathing, or other life-threatening symptoms, it is appropriate to seek immediate medical attention at the emergency room.

What can I do at home for a dental emergency before seeing a dentist?

While awaiting emergency dental care, you can take over-the-counter pain relievers (following the recommended dosage), rinse your mouth with warm saltwater to alleviate discomfort, apply a cold compress to reduce swelling, and if a tooth is knocked out, carefully rinse it with water and try to reinsert it into the socket while avoiding touching the root.
To schedule your emergency dental care with Dr. Zemskova, please complete the form below. Dr. Zemskova will conduct a comprehensive evaluation of your oral health, address any specific concerns you may have, and develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your needs. Don’t wait to take the first step towards optimal dental care. Schedule your emergency appointment today and let us guide you towards a healthy and beautiful smile.