If you have a dental emergency call Squire Road Family Dental. Most dental emergencies can be treated at the time of your emergency appointment. Here are some common sense tips for avoiding dental emergencies.
To reduce the chance of an accident or injury to your teeth, lips, cheek, and tongue wear a mouthguard when participating in sports or other recreational activities that may pose a risk. Do not chew ice, popcorn kernels, or hard candy, as all of these can crack or fracture your teeth. Do not use your teeth as tools. If something needs to be cut, use the scissors.
When an accident does happen, it is important to know what to do. It could mean the difference between saving or losing a tooth. Click on any of these common emergencies for tips on what to do: Bitten Lip or Tongue, Broken Tooth, Cracked Tooth, Knocked Out Tooth, Toothache, Object Stuck Between Teeth.