A dental emergency can be scary. But it’s important to know that you’re not alone. If you’re experiencing any pain or discomfort, it’s time to schedule an appointment with our emergency dentists in Northville, Michigan. During your appointment, they’ll be able to diagnose and treat the source of your pain.
Here’s what you need to do during a dental emergency.
Don’t Go to the ER
Only a dentist can fill a cavity, extract a tooth, or perform any other type of dental work. If you go to the ER, the most a doctor will be able to do for you is prescribe pain relievers and antibiotics. To treat the source of your pain, you’ll need to schedule an appointment with one of our emergency dentists.
source of the problem. One of our dentists will then create a treatment plan that’s tailored to your specific needs so you can regain your oral health as soon as possible.
Call Gasior Family Dental
It’s important that you call Gasior Family Dental as soon as you notice that something is wrong or different with your oral health. The sooner you call, the sooner we can treat a tooth and prevent further complications. For example, we can treat a small cavity with a filling but a larger cavity may require a dental crown.
Call us ASAP if you’re experiencing any of the following:
- Knocked-out tooth
- Cracked or chipped tooth
- Pain while chewing
- Dental abscess
- Prolonged tooth sensitivity to heat and cold
- Loose adult tooth
Please keep in mind that the list above is not exhaustive. If you’re experiencing a dental emergency that’s not on this list, please call Gasior Family Dental as soon as possible to schedule an appointment.
Follow Any Instructions We Give You
Depending on your circumstances, we may give you instructions to follow until you’re able to see one of our emergency dentists. For example, you have to handle a with extreme care to increase your chances of successful re-implantation.
Likewise, we may recommend taking an over-the-counter pain reliever until you’re able to see one of our dentists for a .
Each patient is different, which is why you’ll need to call our dental office to learn about your next steps.
Review Your Dental Plan
If you have time before your appointment, it may be a good idea to review your dental plan. Your plan documents will tell you what services are covered, your deductible, coinsurance, and other important factors. This will give you a better sense of how much you’ll need to pay out of pocket for emergency dental care.
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Request an Appointment with Gasior Family Dental
Our emergency dentists in Northville, Michigan, are ready to restore your smile and oral health. They’re also accepting new patients and would be more than happy to welcome you to our practice. To schedule an appointment, please call Gasior Family Dental at (248) 348-7997. We’re here to help you.