Dental Emergencies—Urgent or Not? Here’s a Guide
Dental emergencies happen to the best of us, and we take emergency dentistry seriously at our Metrotown dental practice. One of the most difficult things about a dental emergency is knowing whether or not they are urgent.
Here are some tips to tell the difference between urgent versus not urgent.
#1—A Knocked-Out Tooth
This is always an urgent dental issue, and time is of the essence. The sooner you get to the dentist with an avulsed tooth, the better the chance that we can save the tooth.
When a tooth is knocked-out, try not to handle it too much—especially in the root area. Keep it moist by placing it back in the socket ...