Dental Emergency: How to Deal With It

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Did you know that there are a number of things you should do to keep your pearly whites healthy? Still, even if you care for your teeth well, you could have to cope with an emergency eventually. Generally, we suggest preparing an emergency kit with gauze and a cold compress. Still, what would you do if one of your teeth breaks or fractures?

You see, losing a tooth is actually an emergency that you should have addressed as quickly as possible. You see, if you’re able to you visit our dentist within half an hour of your accident, we could potentially save your tooth. However, when you visit us, please bring your tooth and avoid grabbing it by its root. Similarly, we suggest placing the tooth in milk when come to visit our office.

You may also want to visit us if one of your pearly whites breaks. Like a dislodged tooth, please avoid handling the tooth by its root. It’s also important that you gather as many pieces of the tooth as you can find. Again, please remember to place the tooth fragments in milk before you visit our team. If a tooth chips, we recommend scheduling an appointment with us as soon as possible. However, if you can’t meet with us right away, you can wait a few days.

To learn more about visiting our team, or to hear more about dealing with an emergency in Tulsa, Oklahoma, please don’t hesitate to call Riverwalk Dental Spa + Sleep Apnea Solutions at 918-770-0027. Our dentist, Dr. Carrie Sessom, will be happy to help you cope with any emergency you’re dealing with.