oral warning signs

Understand Warning Signs In The Mouth

Wouldn’t it be nice if your mouth had a digital display like your car to tell you when there is a problem?  Luckily, our mouth does send warning signs of emergencies but we just don’t recognize them. Open up and say, “Ahhh…” We are going to give you a tour of your mouth to help…

toothache

What Can You Eat With A Toothache?

Mouths serve a variety of purposes.  We use them to communicate, breathe, and eat to name a few.  A toothache throws a wrench into these daily functions and interrupts our life! The Daily Mail reports that toothaches are one of the worst pains a human endures! It is hard to do sleep, talk or eat. …

denture

Have A Denture Emergency?

Most people think if you don’t have teeth, your dental problems are over.  Anyone with dentures can assure you that isn’t true! Trying to talk or eat without dentures or poorly fitting dentures can not only be difficult and painful, but also embarrassing.  And just like teeth, a denture emergency seems to happen at inconvenient times. …

dry socket

Dry Socket Worries

After an emergency extraction, you may think the worst is over.  You know some pain is expected after a tooth is removed. But the next day you are still in pain.   Is the pain you are experiencing normal, or do you have a dry socket?  If so, is it a reason to go back to…

bad breath

Bad Breath Breakdown

You may not know it, but your breath says more about you than where you ate for lunch!  Bad breath, or halitosis, can be a sign that you need to see the dentist rather than popping another mint into your mouth. What Causes Bad Breath? And no, it isn’t garlic! Your mouth is home to…

dental insurance

Answers About Dental Insurance

“How am I going to pay for this?”  This is a common reaction when a dental emergency strikes.  At Emergency Dental, we try to help by offering several payment options, even for those without insurance. If you do have dental insurance, you may think you won’t need to worry about cost.  The legal nature of insurance contracts…

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A Child’s Dental Emergency

Busy children are not immune from dental emergencies. Running and jumping is bound to accompany some injury! Sometimes the treatment for pediatric injuries can differ from adult treatment. But at Emergency Dental, we are available to help with your child’s dental emergency as well! Knocked-out teeth (avulsed) Children are no strangers to losing teeth and…

jaw pain

Emergency and Jaw Pain

Generalized discomfort in the face and jaw pain can make it difficult to function in day to day activities like talking, chewing, or even smiling.  This discomfort can be sudden or gradually get worse over time.  In addition, there can be many different causes, making it important to have someone who is trained help you…

soft tissues

Soft Tissues and Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies don’t take a vacation, and teeth aren’t the only thing in the mouth to worry about.  You can get cuts and scrapes in your mouth just like other parts of your body.  Dental emergencies of the soft tissues of the mouth (cheeks, lips, tongue and gums)  can bleed a lot and cause a…

root canal

Root Canal Revealed

You just found out you need a root canal.  Although you have never had one before, you are already anxious because of what you heard about root canals.  Root canals, or root canal therapy, are not as scary as they sound once you have the facts. What Is A Root Canal? When most people say…