Emergency Dental Care in Scottsdale AZ

Dental emergency refers to the state occurring in your mouth and face which prevents you from performing normal activities and functions. Severe pain, discomfort, swelling and uncontrolled bleeding should be managed at the earliest to save the life of the individual. Emergency dental care is meant to manage such conditions in order to prevent you from adverse consequences. Dr Jerome Riddle and his staff at the Dental office in Phoenix Arizona guides his patients regarding necessary emergency Tooth ache emergencydental care procedures during the consultation appointments.

What is tooth avulsion?

knocking out of a vital tooth in the event of a road side accident is known as tooth avulsion. It is a serious dental emergency as it most often involves front teeth. Permanent loss of a front tooth adversely affects the confidence and self-esteem of an individual. Dr Jerome Riddle and his staff at the Dental office in Scottsdale Arizona advises you to react quickly and calmly. Best chance of saving the tooth is to provide treatment within 15-20 minutes.

  • Carefully pick the avulsed tooth holding the crown portion.
  • Avoid touching the root portion of tooth.
  • Replant the tooth in its socket immediately if possible.
  • If the tooth cannot be replanted, place it in cold milk, mouth of patient, patient’s own saliva expectorated in a container or physiologic saline.
  • Never put the tooth in water.
  • Immediately visit Dr Jerome Riddle and his staff at the Dental office in Scottsdale Arizona for further treatment.

what should be done for severe toothache relief?

There are a few pain relief measures which should be employed before visiting Dr Jerome Riddle and his staff at the Dental office in Scottsdale Arizona.

  • Brush and floss to remove food debris and foreign particles dislodged between teeth,
  • Rinse with warm water,
  • Take over the counter painkillers,
  • Never put aspirin in teeth directly near gums to prevent aspirin burn,
  • Visit the dentist for definitive treatment.

What if I experience a cracked tooth due to biting on a hard object?

Dr Jerome Riddle and his staff at the Dental office in Scottsdale Arizona recommends thoroughly rinsing the affected area with warm saline water followed by cold compressing the face to prevent the development of swelling later on. Cracked tooth results in severe unbearable pain and definitive care is necessary as early as possible.

What should I do in case of a broken or chipped off tooth?

Broken and chipped off tooth results in the exposure of underlying dentin or pulp of the tooth. It may or may not be associated with pain. It is strongly advised to visit Dr Jerome Riddle and his staff as early as possible for complete evaluation and treatment provision.

what should I do about an object lodged between my teeth?

Always try to remove the piece of food debris stuck between your teeth with the help of a dental floss. Never use a sharp object such as a pin or a tooth pick. If you are unable to remove the particles with dental floss, visit Dr Jerome Riddle and his staff for getting rid of the wedged particles.

What should I do if I lose my tooth filling?

A. Contact and get an appointment with Dr Jerome Riddle and his staff for the re-filling appointment. In the meantime, block the exposed cavity with some over the counter cements in order to prevent contamination with saliva and foreign bodies.

Visit Dr Jerome Riddle and his staff at the Dental office located at 7010 East Chauncy Lane, suite # 140 Phoenix AZ, 85054 or call us today at (480)-991-4410 or visit our contact us page in case you are seeking an emergency dental care.