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Emergency Dentist vs. Emergency Room Los Angeles, CA


 

Regardless of the type of dental emergency, there are a few set steps a patient needs to take as a response. The first step is to seek immediate medical attention at an emergency room. If the inpidual has any large cuts, broken bones or other injuries, then get to the emergency room as soon as possible. An emergency room will be able to treat all wounds and stop any bleeding.

 

TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR DAMAGED TEETH


If the inpidual damages a tooth in the accident, an emergency room will be able to stop the bleeding, but will not be able to repair or even possibly save the tooth itself. Thus, once the inpidual is able to return home and leave the emergency room, the parent needs to call an emergency dentist. As a dentist, not only can we repair, replace or save a damaged tooth, but we can also provide specialized emergency care for the patient. Several treatments that we offer our patients include:

  • Dental Sealants
  • Dental Bonding
  • Kids Dental Crowns
  • Dental Restorations
  • Cavity Treatments

 

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RECEIVE EMERGENCY TREATMENT WHEN NECESSARY


The inpidual may already be shaken up from the accident and may have difficulty remaining calm. Visiting a general dentist for emergency dental care may not be the type of care that the patient needs or may require the patient to wait too long. General dentists are not always the best choice since they are not available outside of business hours. Emergency dentists can offer emergency treatment when the inpidual needs. Our team has the necessary skills to provide the best and most effective form of emergency treatment for the inpidual while also keeping the patient comfortable during the procedure. Sedation dentistry is an option that we will consider when the inpidual arrives at our office.

After the accident occurs, call our office and schedule an appointment as soon as possible. If we are available, we will treat the inpidual immediately. If we are not available at that moment, we will treat the inpidual as soon as possible. It is crucial to receive treatment for a damaged or missing tooth as soon as possible. The longer an inpidual waits to seek treatment, the greater chance that the inpidual will not be able to repair the damage. Fortunately, we can treat the issue and ensure that regardless of the treatment decision the inpidual makes, that the inpidual's teeth are on the right track for continuing strong oral health.

If you live in Los Angeles, California call (323) 639-4243 and schedule your appointment to experience why patients trust Smile Perfector Dental Group with their child's dental needs.

 

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DEFINITION OF DENTAL EMERGENCY TERMINOLOGY


Abscess

A dental abscess is a pocket of pus the forms in the tooth root from a bacterial infection.


Facial Cellulitis

Facial cellulitis is a condition in which an infection from an abscess or plaque in the teeth causes pain and spreads throughout the face.


 

Impacted Wisdom Tooth

An impacted wisdom tooth is a tooth that does not erupt from the gums properly that can cause pain and become infected without professional extraction.


Irreversible Pulpitis

Irreversible pulpitis is when the pain in the tooth occurs spontaneously or continues to hurt after the patient removes the hot/cold substance that was causing pain. Normal pulpitis will cease hurting directly after removing what is causing the pain.


 

Lateral Luxation

Lateral luxation is the displacement of a tooth that moves it in the wrong direction while it is still attached to the gums.


Pericoronitis

Pericoronitis is the inflammation of soft tissues surrounding a tooth that does not fully erupt from the gums and causes pain.


 

Tooth Avulsion

Tooth avulsion is when the tooth completely displaces from the socket due to an accident or other health issues. We can replant the tooth if the patient seeks immediate care.

Tooth Fracture

A tooth fracture can result from multiple sources including an accidental elbow to the face during a sports game, biting on something really hard, falling face first and more.

 

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