If you have ever had a dental emergency, you probably know that they tend to come up at the most inconvenient times.
At DeChellis & Stonestreet Dentistry, we have convenient hours allowing us to treat most dental emergencies on the same day.
Are You Experiencing Tooth Pain?
Tooth pain can really disrupt your life, making it difficult to concentrate and impossible to sleep. Pain is a sign that something is wrong and needs immediate dental attention.
If you are looking for an emergency dentist in Boardman or Columbiana, call us right away! Often acting quickly can mean saving your tooth.
What Is a Dental Emergency?
Pain or sensitivity is usually the first sign that something is wrong. Pain can indicate a problem with your gums or an infection in your tooth. Other dental emergencies include a cracked tooth, tooth loss due to sports or an accident, or even a lost restoration.
If you are experiencing uncontrolled bleeding, a head or neck injury, or you have had a car accident, it is best to go to the emergency room or call 911 to rule out a more serious injury before coming to the dentist.
If you are in doubt about whether you are experiencing a true dental emergency, just give us a call! Our helpful team will ask a few questions and schedule a time for you to come in for an exam with one of our dentists.
Your Dental Emergency Appointment
When you call our office, we will ask about your symptoms, activities leading up to your emergency, and where your issue is located so that we can prepare for your arrival. In most cases, we will take an x-ray of the area to help us diagnose what is causing the problem with your tooth.
Once our dentist determines the source of your dental emergency, we will focus on getting you comfortable and stabilized immediately. In many cases, we can treat your condition fully on the same day so you can enjoy restored health and get back to your regular schedule.
In other cases, we may eliminate your pain and ask you to come back for full treatment at another time. Either way, you will walk out our door feeling better!
How to Avoid Dental Emergencies
The best way to avoid a dental emergency is to prevent it! Take care of your teeth at home by brushing and flossing twice daily, maintain regular dental exams, and come in for regular dental cleanings. Prevention is a great approach to keeping your smile looking and feeling its best!
If You Have a Dental Emergency, Contact Us!
Acting quickly is essential to your oral health! At the first sign of a problem, contact us immediately because we will have the best chance to save your tooth and restore your comfort. Our dentists are gentle and make each appointment, even an emergency appointment, a comfortable and positive experience.