Need an Emergency Dentist in Cincinnati?
If you have a dental emergency, don’t panic. Our Cincinnati office can be fairly flexible. We’ll get you in as soon as we can. In the meantime, take over the counter pain medications such as Tylenol and Ibuprofen. In most cases, the worse part will be the pain. Most dental emergencies don’t pose any serious health risks but should be dealt with as soon as possible because they can worsen over time. If left too long, they may develop a serious infection that may even be life-threatening in extreme cases.
If your face is swollen, it may be the result of an infected tooth. See a dentist right away. If ignored for too long, an infected tooth can even be fatal. Drink plenty of fluids, as dehydration can complicate the infection. Avoid sleeping totally lying down. Prop your head up with pillows.
Knocked Out Tooth
If you knocked out a permanent tooth, you’ll need to get a dental implant to fill the space where the root is planted in the gum. If you can plant the tooth back into place within an hour (just stick it back in yourself), it may take. You will probably still need a root canal, but at least it can be done on your original tooth.
Broken, Cracked or Chipped Tooth
If the damage is small, you’ll need a filling, but if it’s too big you may need an entire crown. If it is cracked all the way through, it may need to be extracted and replaced with an implant. Call your dentist right away. They might not be able to get you in right away, but you’ve got some time. The first appointment will probably be a consultation and the second will be the treatment.
When you call your emergency dentist in Cincinnati, give them as much detailed information as possible. Try to tell them how much of the tooth broke off and what tooth. Better yet, send them a photo and maybe even an email with a detailed description.