What Constitutes a Dental Emergency in Arlington VA

What Constitutes a Dental Emergency?

Dental emergencies happen. Anything from contact sports to hard foods can be responsible for an emergency trip to the dentist, but how urgent is it really? What type of situation means that you need to find a dentist near you to treat your emergency as soon as possible? 
 

There are several situations where it is urgent to seek immediate or same-day treatment. These situations include: knocked out teeth, lost fillings or crowns, cracked or broken teeth, as well as dislodged or lose teeth. Knowing you need immediate care can mean the difference between saving or losing your tooth. There are certain steps you can take in these situations to help improve the outcome, and hopefully save your tooth. If you would like to know what action to take for the specific situation please read our page on dental emergencies here for a more detailed description. Dental emergencies happen, and you certainly don’t plan when they are going to happen. That’s why it’s important to know if you need immediate care and to know an emergency dentist near you that can help you any day of the week. Luckily, here at Gorgeous Smile, we are open seven days a week and Dr. Salim almost always leaves slots open in his daily schedule to accommodate your dental emergency. Make sure to call Dr. Salim right away so that you can be seen ASAP.

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