Dental emergencies take on lots of different forms, and require quick thinking to determine the best way to handle them.
But how do you determine what constitutes an actual dental emergency?
The following is a short list of symptoms that fit the bill:
If you have any of these symptoms, call us right away at 201-871-4505
Taking Tylenol or Motrin might be a good idea to remove the pain temporarily. Applying a cold compress to reduce swelling, and locating any missing fragments of tooth or dental appliances is helpful as well.
When you visit our practice, you will get either emergency treatment or a treatment plan with a temporary solution to return you back to a non-emergency state.
We know you can feel silly crying wolf just to be told what you’re experiencing isn’t an emergency. But it is always better to be safe than sorry when it comes to our health.