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An Abscess is Often a Dental Emergency

When a tooth abscess happens, it is important to seek out dental help as soon as possible. Not only does this mean that the root of the tooth is infected, but it can also spread to other teeth, the gums, the brain and other areas of the body. Learn why a tooth abscess is such a dental emergency through the information provided from our office here at Charlotte Emergency Dental. Why a Tooth Abscess is a Dental Emergency A tooth abscess is a dental emergency because it is an infection. When the infection is not treated, it can spread. Usually antibiotics will help to clear up the infection. However,...

When Ice is Helpful to Reduce Swelling After Trauma

When it comes to having trauma, no one wants to deal with the pain and discomfort of it. However, you have to consider ways to reduce swelling after trauma that might be in your face from it. Keeping these tips in mind can help you reduce the swelling, as well as the pain that you might be in from the trauma that has happened. After you have suffered from a blow to the face, it is also important to speak with the best dentist in Charlotte, NC that can provide the necessary treatment options.   Reduce Swelling After Trauma with Ice Once you’ve been hit in the face, then you may notice that...

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...

What to Do if You Get a Massive Toothache

Having a massive toothache is no fun. It is something no one wants to go through. Not being able to see a dentist right away, while having to find a way to reduce the pain is tricky. Now, there are some ways to deal with the toothache until you’re able to see the dentist but they’re not long term solutions that will ultimately fix the problem until you get into see us here at Charlotte Emergency Dental. Things to do to Fix a Massive Toothache Seeing a dentist is the only way to really treat the problem. However, there are ways for you to reduce the pain that you’re in when it comes to a massive...

What to Do if You Burn Your Mouth

When you burn your mouth one of the primary considerations you should have is preventing further injury while the burn heals. Here at Charlotte Emergency Dental, we see a wide variety of dental and oral trauma, including burns, on a regular basis. Here is what you should do if you have burned your mouth. If You Burn Your Mouth, Make Sure You Have Help with Treatment First, you should make sure that you come see us right away. This is because—while most burns in the mouth are generally not too serious—it is possible for you to burn your mouth very severely so that you need medical attention....

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...

Protecting Your Teeth When Playing Contact Sports

Protecting your teeth is important no matter what you are doing. However, if you are engaged in a contact sport such as football, it is absolutely crucial. Here at Charlotte Emergency Dental, we are equipped to help you in the event of a dental emergency. You can help decrease your chances of experiencing a dental emergency by taking some basic precautionary measures. Using a Mouth Guard One of the easiest—and yet most effective—things you can do is use a mouth guard made of soft and yet resilient material. These “boil and bite” mouth guards are sold in stores for a few dollars, yet they...

Most Commonly Overlooked Causes of Dental Pain

When you are suffering from dental pain, one of the first steps to getting better is figuring out what is causing the problem. Although there are many potential causes of dental pain, some are more common than others. Yet, although they may be common, many people simply don’t think about these issues as being one of the causes of dental pain. Sensitivity to Heat or Cold Can Show Up with the Onset of Dental Pain Many people have some mild pain or discomfort when eating or drinking foods or liquids that are extremely hot or cold. There can be two primary causes for this heightened sensitivity. First,...