Emergencies are something which require immediate attention, medical or otherwise. Oral and dental emergencies, need extra attention as in many ways our mouth and our face are one of the most delicate parts of our body and any damage to these parts can also cause significant issues. We discuss about the different kinds of dental emergencies.
The most common type of oral ailment, toothache can become a source of dread for many. Toothaches can lead to severe pain and discomfort which in turn can led to loss of hunger, concentration and focus as well as make you lethargic in day to day life. They can also rob you of your sleep, which in turn would make you grumpier and more aggressive throughout the span of the day. Hence, it becomes important to visit the dentist immediately in case of toothaches as they can identify the cause as well as can start treatment which would lead to relief. Ignoring toothaches can lead to worse consequences.
Broken or Cracked teeth or mouth –
Due to many external factors the teeth can be broken, chipped or even cracked. It leads to a lot of pain and even loss of blood in several cases as well as damage to surrounding tissues. It becomes very important to visit a dental professional in such cases, as keeping these injuries without treatment can lead to infections and other dental problems. In some cases, these dental infections can also spread to other parts of the body through contaminated blood.
Facial swelling –
The mouth or the oral region could become swollen and get inflamed due to allergen or other reactions, which in turn can lead to discomfort as well as pain. It is important that you visit a medical professional as soon as this happens, as it can lead to a plethora of other oral as well as other problems in your body.
Damaged Braces –
Accidents happen without warnings, and sometimes accidents may lead to damage or even the breakage of braces or its wires. This in turn may cause injury and pain in the surrounding teeth and tissues and as such require the supervision of a dental professional in order to be adjusted and made right. The dental professional will help you get instant relief and can readjust your braces to proper specifications instantly.
Lost crown/filling –
In case your crown or filling falls out suddenly without warning, a visit to the dentist is due as it means that there is some underlying damage which needs to be looked at and fixed. Ignoring these makes the exposed area vulnerable to pathogenic attacks and food particles, which could reverse back all the progress made in the treatment of that particular tooth or the set of teeth.
Stuck Objects –
Stuck objects between the teeth and gums can become a breeding ground for bacteria and other pathogens, which would then thrive on them and release acids which cause significant damage to the teeth and gums. A dental professional has specialized devices which can remove these stuck particles instantly giving your relief as well as ensuring that the pathogens do not get a chance to thrive and attack your teeth.
Charlotte Emergency Dental is well equipped to deal with any and every dental emergency as well as other dental ailments with their state of the art equipment and professional yet caring staff.