Tooth Ache Dental Emergency
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Toothache is the main reason why people go to a Emergency Dentist or look for an After Hours Dentist
injury to teeth or gums can be very serious and should never be ignored
and should be considered a Dental Emergency. A Toothache or Tooth Pain
is a Dental Emergency and can damage the nerve or the blood vessels.
There is also a risk of developing a tooth abscess or tooth infection
which could be life threatening. If you ignore tooth pain or toothache
you are taking a chance. You should not delay getting dental treatment
and resolution of a tooth infection and a tooth abscess. Delays in
treatment can be dangerous to your health.
When to call?
you are not sure if your problem is a dental emergency, this is our
professional advice: If you have strong toothache or tooth pain, It's a
dental emergency! This is because even injuries that seem small or
superficial can affect the living tissues inside the teeth. A tooth
infection or tooth abscess must be address immediately with open and
drainage or tooth extraction.
What you can do?
There is no way of treating a fractured tooth at home. Antibiotics are a very short term solution and DO NOT solve the problem.
will need to see your dentist whenever a tooth is sensitive to changes
in temperature, or if it hurts while you are eating. Constant toothache
is a serious indication that nerve damage has occurred.
Once the nerve is damaged you will need a root canal or tooth extraction.
Root Canal Treatment and Open and Drain
the pulp or nerve is called Endodontic Treatment, but it is often
referred to as Root Canal Treatment or Root Canal Therapy. Open and
Drain is referred as the first phase of Root Canal Treatment and is
very often needed for the relief or treatment of a Tooth Ache.
This treatment is needed for several reasons:
- Tooth Infection
- Tooth abscess
- Irreversible damage to the pulp
infection not always respond well to antibiotic treatment and its
prescription is not a permanent solution to solve the problem. The
inflammation caused by the tooth infection restrict the blood supply,
so that antibiotics in the blood stream cannot reach the tooth
infection very well. The reduced blood supply also reduces the pulp's
ability to heal.
In some cases, the damage caused by a tooth
abscess will require the tooth extraction immediately. If this is the
case, the professionals at Dentist Emergency Australia can also
discuss options for replacing the extracted tooth ( eg. Dental Implants
Bitten Tongue or Lip Dental Emergency
you have bitten your tongue or lip, gently wipe the area clean with a
cloth. Apply a cold compress to the area to minimize any swelling. If
the bleeding will not stop, you should go to the emergency room of a
Something Caught Between Your Teeth
insert a piece of dental floss or a dental flosser. Be very careful not
to cut the gum tissue. If you are unable to remove the object, contact
your Emergency Dentist. Never use a sharp object to try and remove
something that is stuck in between your teeth.
Do your gums bleed when brushing, flossing, or even with the gentlest of touches?
Do your gums bleed when you smile?
Readily bleeding gums is usually a symptom indicative of a stage of gum disease known as periodontitis or gingivitis.
and gingivitis are diseases and should be taken seriously. They
perhaps contribute to loss of teeth more than any other factor. There
are no quick fixes.
Consistent, repeated periodontal treatment and relentless home care is the only remedy for treating periodontis and gingivits.
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