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5205 Courthouse Rd, Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA

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Emergency Dentistry

Emergency Dentistry

Emergency Dentistry in Spotsylvania, VA

A dental emergency can occur at any time when you least expect it. It could be anything from a broken tooth to a knocked-out tooth or severe infection. If you have an emergency dental problem, call us to schedule an emergency appointment.

Our dental practice offers emergency dentistry in Spotsylvania, VA, to help patients with urgent dental problems get back on track as quickly as possible. We are trained to handle dental emergencies, so rest assured that your teeth will receive the care they deserve and do our best to get you in for a same-day appointment.

Common Dental Emergencies and How to Handle Them

The most common reasons for dental emergencies include:

Broken or chipped teeth

A broken or fractured tooth can occur if you accidentally hit your mouth on something hard or if you bite into something too hard. First, you should rinse your mouth thoroughly with water and then apply a cold compress to the area until you can come in for a dental visit.

Facial trauma

If you have experienced facial trauma from an accident or sporting injury that requires prompt attention, call us right away!

Severe infections

An infected tooth can cause severe pain. If you notice any signs of infection, such as redness, swelling, fever, or pus coming from the gums, then you should visit us right away.

Toothache

Acute tooth pain can cause constant discomfort. If you have a bad toothache, take some over-the-counter pain reliever and give us a call. A toothache is often due to infection and may need dental services like root canal therapy or a tooth filling.

Fractured crown

If you notice a cracked or damaged crown, don’t try to fix it yourself. Call us to schedule an appointment for a replacement.

If you are experiencing any of these dental emergencies, give us a call right away. Dr. Clark & our experienced team will provide you with the best dental care available.

How to Prevent Dental Emergencies

Sometimes, dental emergencies can’t be prevented, like in the case of an accident or facial trauma. But there are some things you can do to help prevent other dental emergencies:

  • Practice good oral hygiene and brush and floss your teeth daily. Schedule regular dental check-ups at least every 6 months in order to avoid infections.
  • Wear a mouthguard for contact sports.
  • Don’t smoke, as this is a leading cause of tooth decay and can also contribute to oral cancer.
  • If you have a dental crown or other restoration, follow your dentist’s care instructions and be sure to have it checked as recommended.
Emergency Dentistry

Contact us for a Pleasant, Hassle-Free Dental Experience

We understand how stressful it can be to deal with a dental emergency. That’s why our entire team strives to provide fast and effective treatments for all dental issues. Our experienced professionals offer emergency dentistry when you need it most. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.