Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies can be stressful and painful. At Sonrise Dental, we provide immediate, compassionate care for all types of dental emergencies, ensuring you receive the treatment you need without delay.

What Constitutes a Dental Emergency?

Dental emergencies include but are not limited to:

  • Severe toothache or dental pain.
  • Chipped, cracked, or broken teeth.
  • Knocked-out teeth.
  • Swollen gums or abscesses.
  • Bleeding that doesn’t stop.
  • Jaw injuries or trauma.

How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies?

Until you can get to Sonrise Dental, here are some steps to manage common emergencies:

  • For severe pain: Apply a cold compress and take over-the-counter pain relief if necessary.
  • If a tooth is knocked out: Try to place it back in the socket or keep it moist.
  • For bleeding: Apply gentle pressure with a clean cloth or gauze.
  • For abscesses: Rinse with mild saltwater to ease discomfort.

Why Is Immediate Care Important in Dental Emergencies?

Timely treatment is crucial in dental emergencies to:

  • Alleviate severe pain or discomfort.
  • Prevent the situation from worsening.
  • Save a damaged or knocked-out tooth.
  • Address infections or abscesses promptly to avoid systemic health issues.