Dental emergencies are issues with teeth and supporting tissues that need to be treated immediately.
They don’t always involve pain, although pain is a common sign that something needs to be looked at.
If a problem can’t wait until you make a normal appointment with a dentist, it is a dental emergency. It should be treated immediately, or it will cause long term effects.
When you encounter a dental problem, you should call your dentist right away.
But what if it happens on a holiday, weekend or, after office hours?
In those hours, you need to know what you should do until help is available.
Here are some tips for common dental emergencies: