Regular brushing, flossing, and dentist check-ups help to prevent most dental issues. However, from time to time a dental emergency arises which needs immediate treatment from a dentist.
- Left untreated, dental emergencies can result in serious consequences for your overall health.
- Extreme pain in a tooth or the jaw may indicate an infection and needs treatment without delay.
- A broken tooth which is painful may have reached the pulp, and without treatment the pulp may die.
“Although it can be alarming to have a filling pop off in your mouth, it usually isn’t a major emergency.”
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