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Signs You Need Emergency Dental Services

Posted on 10/24/2022 by Dr. Brandon Cooley
Signs You Need Emergency Dental ServicesKnowing that you will need to seek emergency dental services can feel scary and cause anxiety along with a lot of discomfort. However, a sign will always lead you to dental service. It may be tooth pain, inflammation, redness of the gums, missing or broken teeth, or an infection in the teeth. If you experience or notice the following signs seek dental assistance to avoid more harm to the teeth.

Severe Tooth Pain

Severe tooth pain indicates that you need an emergency dental service. Therefore seek dental assistance when you experience pain from drinking hot or cold drinks or feel pressure when eating, producing pain. Severe tooth pain can result from infections or broken teeth, thus the need to find the necessary dental services to deal with it.

Swelling Around the Tooth Area

Swelling around the tooth area signifies that the body has reacted to an infection. When this happens, it's necessary to find dental services to prevent the disease from spreading to other body parts, especially into the bloodstream.

Bleeding Gums

Experiencing bleeding gums is a clear sign that something is very wrong. Bleeding signals that there is an infection or development of gum disease. While brushing and flossing, bleeding can occur, but you should not avoid it. Heavy bleeding gums require emergency dental services as fast as possible to prevent severe further damage.

Lost or Broken Tooth

Another sign to get an emergency dental service is having a lost or broken tooth. A missing or damaged tooth can lead to dangerous effects that can cause infection, thus affecting the tooth socket nerves and blood vessels. You will require dental attention to ensure no harm to the teeth tissue and preserve the tooth. If you experience any signs mentioned above, ensure that you seek emergency dental services as quickly as possible to prevent further damage.

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