What is emergency dentistry?
Emergency dentistry at Back of the Wasatch Family and Cosmetic Dentistry includes dental evaluations and treatments available the same day as a dental emergency occurs.
The practice offers fast response times for emergency scheduling. Dr. Lobrot has over 20 years of experience handling dental emergencies in patients of all ages.
What constitutes a dental emergency?
Visit Back of the Wasatch Family and Cosmetic Dentistry right away if you or a family member has a dental emergency, such as:
If you’re unsure if your situation is a dental emergency, the friendly providers at Back of the Wasatch Family and Cosmetic Dentistry happily answer your questions over the phone.
What should I do during a dental emergency?
It’s important to stay calm during dental emergencies. Place an ice pack on painful, sore, or swollen areas of your mouth. Put pressure on any bleeding to stop it and save a knocked-out permanent tooth if you can. Place it back in its socket, between your gums and cheek, in saliva, or in milk, and bring the tooth with you to your emergency dental visit.
What should I expect during emergency dentistry?
When you arrive at Back of the Wasatch Family and Cosmetic Dentistry for emergency dentistry, the first priority is pain relief.
Your dental provider can numb painful areas of your mouth to make you feel comfortable and sedate you to help you feel relaxed. They examine your teeth and gums, take digital dental X-rays if necessary, and review your oral health history.
Emergency dental treatments you might be a candidate for include:
Your dentist personalizes each emergency dentistry treatment to give you the best outcome. They save damaged or knocked-out teeth whenever possible, but if they can’t, replacement teeth will perfect your beautiful smile.
To schedule an emergency dentistry visit at Back of the Wasatch Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, call the office, use the online booking feature, or simply walk in today.