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Emergency Dental Services in Woodstock

Have you broken a tooth? Are you experiencing extreme pain, or sudden swelling? Woodstock Square Dental understands the urgency of these situations. Our emergency dentistry services in Woodstock, Ontario, are ready to address your dental emergencies promptly. We prioritize your comfort and dental health, ensuring immediate attention to relieve pain and prevent further complications.

What Constitutes a Dental Emergency?

Any dental problem that requires immediate attention because of possible tooth loss or severe pain is a dental emergency. If a tooth is knocked loose or completely out, or if you have ongoing bleeding or severe swelling or pain, you should see a dentist right away.

Fractured or Cracked Teeth

Any part of a tooth can be cracked. The crack may be visible, though this is not always the case. If you experience pain when chewing food, or if teeth suddenly become sensitive to hot and cold, you may have a cracked tooth. Any pain associated with a cracked tooth tends to come and go. This can make it more challenging for our dentists to locate the crack, especially if it is very small.

Anyone who suspects that they have a cracked tooth should make an appointment at Woodstock Square Dental as soon as possible. Leaving a cracked tooth untreated may lead to more problems, pain, and discomfort over time.

Loose Dental Crown or Dental Filling

If your crown or filling is becoming loose, you may notice symptoms before it is lost. A loose filling may expose a tooth’s nerve, and so pressure applied to the tooth will give you an unpleasant sensation. You may also notice the bristles of your toothbrush catching on a loose crown or the crown shifting in your mouth. If you experience any of these symptoms, you should call your dentist right away.

Dental crowns and fillings become loose for a number of reasons. If the capped tooth continues to decay there may not be enough left to hold the crown in place. Crowns can also become loose if the bonding cement weakens over time. Eating a lot of chewy foods such as candy and gum can pull a crown or fitting loose, and habits such as teeth grinding at night or using your teeth as tools to open bottles can all lead to a crown or filling becoming loose and falling out.

Severe Toothache

While a toothache can take many forms, those that suddenly become unbearable or those that pop up out of the blue can quickly make life miserable and may require an emergency dental visit. While you wait, rinse your mouth with warm water, check for lodged-in food (use dental floss). Never place an aspirin against the gum of an aching tooth as it can cause burns.

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Emergency Dental Treatment at Woodstock Square Dental

If you face a dental emergency, prompt action can improve your outcomes. At Woodstock Square Dental, we provide urgent dental care to alleviate pain and address severe issues like tooth loss, bleeding, or swelling. Our services cover everything from fractured or cracked teeth to loose crowns and severe toothaches. Don’t wait—contact us immediately for effective emergency dental services in Woodstock, and ensure your dental health is preserved through timely, professional care.