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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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6 Steps to Take With After Hours Dental Emergencies

Like with any medical injury, dental emergencies need to be taken care of properly and fast in order to prevent further damage or the need for a more invasive treatment. But, sometimes, taking care of a serious injury can be difficult; especially if it happens after hours. But, what can you do while you wait…

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Is Your Dental Emergency One for the Hospital or ER Dentist? Find Out

Dental emergencies, like every other terrible surprising life happening, always occurs at the worst time. There’s no good time for tragedy, so when it does surface, the least you can be is informed and prepared. Whether you knocked out a whole row of teeth or have questionable tooth pain, know where you need to go to get the…