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How to Handle Mouth Pain

You’re escaping the office on a Friday afternoon, plans have been made, shoes are kicked off and computers shutdown. Of course, nothing ever goes as planned, right? Just as you are wrapping up a Friday night on the town, you can’t help but obsess over that last bite of marinated steak kabob wedged between your…

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What is an Emergency Tooth Extraction?

Medical emergencies or really anything unplanned or unexpected always come at the most inconvenient times. Your car breaks down on your way to a big job interview, your cat breaks a leg before you leave for vacation, you trip over a toy car in the middle of the night and chip a tooth on a…

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Wisdom Teeth Removal: 3 Signs to Watch For

Wisdom teeth removal is common. Around adults around ages 17-25 for many reasons. Your dentist might recommend wisdom teeth removal as a preventative procedure for common problems including: Tooth decay from ruptured wisdom teeth not reachable by a toothbrush Lack of space, causing damage to neighboring teeth Gum infection surrounding the wisdom teeth Pain or…

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Toothache or Sinus Infection?

With cold and flu season is upon us, it is tempting to say that toothache you have is caused by sinus pressure and will go away with the cold. But there may another reason. A quick visit to Emergency Dental can help you determine if you have sinusitis, or perhaps something else. When you have a…

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Modern Dental Procedures to Be Thankful For

Modern Dentistry Has Come A Long Way One of the many things we are thankful for is our wonderful patients. We wouldn’t be where we are today without our patients and dedicated Emergency Dental family. Another blessing we are grateful for is how far modern dentistry has evolved. With new found science and research over…

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Avoid Dental Emergencies with these Quick & Easy Tips

Dental emergencies aren’t something we think about until AFTER it happens. A tooth chips, you have a popcorn kernel stuck, a filling loss or just tooth pain from not taking care of that cavity, you said you would take care but never did. It’s time to be proactive, not reactive when it comes to your…

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Can Holiday Treats Cause Dental Emergencies?

Foods are a daily decision we make… from what we will eat in the morning to midnight snacks. Between meals and mid-day snacks, we often forget to think about our oral health and how these foods affect it. We have put together some helpful tips and reminders for you for this festive season to keep…

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How Emergency Dentists Repair a Chipped Tooth

Teeth are remarkably strong, but it isn’t uncommon for them to chip, crack or break. Many things can cause this including biting down on something hard, being hit in the face or mouth, falling, having cavities, and more. Cracking or breaking teeth can be scary, but don’t fret. Your tooth can be repaired. Emergency Dental…

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Don’t Let Dental Anxiety Lead to Dental Emergency

If you have dental anxiety or dental phobia,  you are not alone.  Dental anxiety is a nervousness or stress that you may feel about going to the dentist.  Dental phobia is a more serious than anxiety and leaves the person unreasonably terrified.  At Emergency Dental we can help! Those with dental anxiety or dental phobia often anticipate  the visit will be painful….

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How to Tell When Tooth Pain is an Emergency

Can your mild tooth pain be deadly? Quite literally, it can. Increasing by 40% over the last 8 years, more Americans are being hospitalized for tooth abscesses. In short, mild signs include sensitivity to cold or hot items, having a tough time chewing without pain or ongoing pain. Learn about the serious dangers of tooth abscess,…