General, Cosmetic, & Periodontal Dentistry located in Cumming, GA
In the event of a dental emergency, you can rely on Inspiring Smiles. If you have a cracked tooth, severe toothache, or another dental concern that needs looking after as soon as possible, Dr. Page Barden, a trusted general dentist and periodontist in Cumming, Georgia, can provide relief. If you are experiencing a dental emergency, call the office now.
Dental Emergenc Q & A
What is a dental emergency?
A dental emergency can take many forms. A few of the most common dental emergencies that Dr. Barden commonly treats are:
- Knocked out teeth
- Out of alignment teeth
- Cracked or fractured teeth
- Facial pain or injury
- Severe toothache
Other dental issues can be categorized as emergencies as well, including:
- Inflamed gums (cellulitis)
- Loose teeth
- Pain or swelling
- Crown or bridge damage
- Denture discomfort or damage from dentures
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, don’t hesitate to call Inspiring Smiles.
How do I know if I have a dental emergency?
If you are experiencing any dental problem that requires immediate treatment to save a tooth, stop bleeding, or alleviate severe pain, you may have a dental emergency. To determine if you have a dental emergency, consider the following questions:
- Are you bleeding from the mouth?
- Have you been hit in the face or mouth?
- Do you have any bulges, swelling, or knots on your gums?
- Are you in severe pain?
- Do you have any loose teeth?
- Do you have any swelling in the mouth or facial area?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might have a dental emergency. Do not hesitate to call Inspiring Smiles immediately so the staff can offer you treatment right away.
How fast can I receive treatment for a dental emergency?
If you are experiencing a dental emergency, Dr. Barden and the staff at Inspiring Smiles will work their hardest to get you an appointment as soon as possible. For more severe cases, such as excessive bleeding, Dr. Barden can treat you right away.
If you are experiencing an extremely severe dental emergency, Dr. Barden may suggest seeking immediate care through the nearest hospital.
For those that are suffering from more mild cases of dental emergencies, such as a chipped or broken tooth, you may not need immediate treatment. The Inspiring Smiles staff will ask you questions about your fracture to determine if emergency care is required. If not, they will schedule you an appointment within days of your call.
If you are experiencing a dental emergency, call Inspiring Smiles now. If your emergency is severe, please call 911 immediately.