Gentle Dental of St. Clair Shores
26210 Harper Avenue, Suite 100, St. Clair Shores, MI 48081

4 Serious Dental Cases that Call for an Emergency Dentist

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What should you do when you have a dental emergency? Be prepared for dental problems with these emergency dental procedures.

  1. A broken tooth usually has very sharp edges that can cause pain when chewing and talking, so you should head to an emergency dentist St. Clair Shores as quickly as you can. Before you go, rinse your mouth with warm water to keep the area clean and apply a cold compress on your cheek to minimize any swelling while you head to the emergency dentist.
  2. A toothache is often a sign of a larger dental concern, so you should seek emergency dental services St. Clair Shores to quickly reduce both the pain and the problem. But first, gently rinse your mouth with warm water to soothe any soreness and then immediately get to an emergency dentist St. Clair Shores.
  3. When you injure your jaw, you must immediately seek emergency dental services St. Clair Shores. On your way to the clinic, you can reduce any swelling by placing a cold compress on your cheek.
  4. When an accident or injury leads to a knocked out tooth, you need immediate emergency care. First, try to find the tooth and only hold it by the crown to avoid touching the root. Then, rinse the tooth with water and keep it moist by either putting it back in its socket or preserving it in a cup of milk as you head to the emergency dentist.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in St. Clair Shores, call Gentle Dental of St. Clair Shores today at (248) 850-1809 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in St. Clair Shores. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of St. Clair Shores, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of St. Clair Shores.

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