Dental Emergencies FAQs

dental emergencies FAQs

Dental Emergencies FAQs

Nobody likes to think about the possibility of having a dental emergency, but these sorts of things to happen with some regularity. However, these types of emergencies certainly do happen, and you should have an idea of what you need to do about them. We will examine some of the most important dental emergencies FAQs to give you a better idea of what you should do in different circumstances.

One of the first things dentists in Corpus Christi  at Boss Dental will tell you in an emergency is that you need to do your best to stay calm. Having some knowledge of the dental emergencies and FAQs below should help with that.

What Do You Do About Broken Teeth?

What if you have a broken tooth? Maybe you broke it when you were playing with the kids or maybe you had an accident. No matter the reason, it can be scary. If you have a tooth that chips or breaks, it might not be a big deal for your health, as it might not cause pain. However, it could be a sign something is wrong with your teeth. In addition, you will want to speak with dentists because nobody wants to have a broken tooth in their mouth for the aesthetics of it. Whether there is pain or not, visit a dentist.

What if You Have Swelling?

If you have swelling in your mouth, it could be from many different things. You might have an infection, or it could be periodontal disease. Many times, this means a trip to the dental emergency specialist. You do not want to ignore swelling, as it could spread and cause problems with your breathing.

Should You Contact Emergency Dental Care?

If you have a bad toothache, a broken tooth, swelling or any other issues, your best option is to get in touch with dentists as soon as possible. Sometimes, this means speaking with dental emergency specialists.

Contact Our Emergency Dentist

Along with understanding the basic dental emergency FAQs, you will want to know how to get in touch with us as well. Call us at 361-992-7551 or visit our contact page. If it is a severe emergency, get help immediately.


Boss Dental Care
801 Everhart Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
Phone: (361) 992-7551
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