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Protecting Your Mouth from a Jagged Tooth

When you have a jagged tooth that is sharp and causing the inside of your mouth a lot of pain, you need to protect yourself from it. This can be done with the right dental care. Protecting your mouth can help you have a better, happier smile overall. Speak with the best dentist in Charlotte to find out how they’re able to help protect your mouth and ensure that the jagged tooth that you have is no longer an issue for you.   Best Way of Protecting Your Mouth There are a few ways to protect your mouth from the jagged tooth that you have. Keep in mind, anything you put into your mouth can easily...

Reducing Swelling After Cutting Your Mouth

When a cut happens, it is usually on your finger or foot or in another place where a bandage is able to solve the bleeding problem you’re having. With this being said, it is important to know how to stop the swelling and other issues happening when it comes to cutting your mouth. Charlotte Emergency Dental knows that when this happens, they sometimes have to aid in the swelling support and help the person get back on track. Cutting Your Mouth and Swelling Once you’ve gotten the bleeding to subside, it is important to keep the swelling down. The swelling is what is going to cause the most pain...

Stopping an Oral Burn Before it Gets Worse

When it comes to burning your mouth, this is also known as an oral burn. It can happen to the best of us. When it is a pretty bad burn though, you want to make sure that you can find relief. Here at Charlotte Emergency Dental, we know that your oral health is important and that these burns hurt. Allow us to give you some tips and tricks to help reduce the pain and reduce the chances of making the oral burn worse. Helping an Oral Burn Oral burns can happen for a number of reasons. Generally, it is when you burn the inside of your mouth. When this happens, you have to find ways to reduce the pain...

How to Keep Toothache Pain Down

Having a toothache is unbearable to some. When it happens, you want to find the quickest and easiest way to relieve the pain that you’re in. At Charlotte Emergency Dental, we see many patients that come in for tooth pain. They want to know how to keep toothache pain down to a minimum and what they can do to have healthier teeth and gums so this doesn’t happen. Learning How to Keep Toothache Pain Down Always keep up with your routine dental care. This includes regular cleanings, fillings and other work that might have to be performed. This can reduce the chances of having pain in any area...

Stopping Bleeding When You Face a Dental Trauma

A dental trauma the is any event which creates a violent impact with your face or jaw, resulting in a damaged or broken tooth. If you have experienced a dental trauma you should come see us right away. In the meantime, you are probably concerned with the bleeding that you may be experiencing. Dental Trauma is No Joke Remember, although a tooth might look like a lifeless piece of bone from the outside, it is actually very much alive. And, as with the Everett art of your body that is living, it has blood vessels running through it in order to supply it with the blood and nutrients that it needs to...

Handling Dental Pain Until You Can Get Seen

Dental pain is one of the biggest reasons Charlotte Emergency Dental sees patients. This is a common problem with so many people. When your teeth hurt, you don’t want to deal with the pain for an extended period of time. You shouldn’t have too. With the help of the dentist, you can feel much more confident being able to go on with life without the dental pain following you.   Ways to Deal with Dental Pain There are numerous ways that you can deal with dental pain, though you shouldn’t have to. When you cannot get in to be seen for the pain right away, these tips can help reduce the pain...

What Qualifies as a Dental Emergency?

If you have a damaged tooth or some other dental condition, you need to determine whether it is an emergency needing immediate care. Some dental issues can be taken care of during your next appointment; however, if you have a dental emergency, it is imperative that you come see dental health care professional here at Charlotte Emergency Dental as soon as you can. Here is more information on what is—and is not—a dental emergency. Injuries from Trauma If you have damaged a tooth, chances are pretty good that it is an emergency. You will need to consider the extent of the damage: a broken tooth,...

The Basics of Root Canal Treatment Shared by Our Emergency Dentist

Root canal treatment is a method of dealing with serious problems that often develop in human teeth. Using this technique, a dentist can save the base of a tooth and, in conjunction with a crown, return the affected area to its normal appearance. Understanding the Human Tooth The enamel of a tooth is known for its hardness and durability. However, the inside of a tooth is comprised of soft nerve tissue, known as pulp. The pulp is contained within in each of the two roots that hold the tooth in place and supply it with blood. Since the nerve is not necessary for the proper functioning of a tooth,...

Understanding a Wisdom Tooth Extraction from Our Emergency Dentists  

I looked forward to having a wisdom tooth extraction! You know that’s not true. It is true that some people don’t need their third molars extracted. But the worst experience would be ignoring a wisdom tooth that is starting to become sore or sensitive. If you simply keep up with regular dental checkups, a Charlotte emergency dentist will be able to advise you on wisdom teeth removal. How are wisdom teeth removed? Most of the time an oral surgeon or your dentist can remove a wisdom tooth that is creating problems. The surgery may be done in a hospital under anesthesia if all four of...

Is Root Canal Therapy For You? Learn More About It from Charlotte Emergency Dentists

You may have heard the term “root canal therapy,” and you may be wondering what that entails. Chances are high that you heard a friend or family member discuss the procedure as something that his or her dentist suggested or performed. If your Charlotte dentist has recommended a root canal, then you have some serious issues with your tooth. The good news is that root canal therapy can help you to preserve your tooth so you do not have to get rid of it.   What Is Root Canal Treatment? A root canal procedure is a procedure during which Charlotte dentists remove the nerve and the pulp from...