Emergency Care From Your Dentists in South Elgin & Sleepy Hollow
At Brar Dentistry in South Elgin and Sleepy Hollow, IL, we know that dental emergencies can happen at any time, and often when you least expect them. That's why we encourage patients to try to be prepared to handle one should an issue arise.
There are many different types of dental emergencies, but some of the most common include:
- knocked-out teeth
- cracked or broken teeth
While each of these problems requires a unique approach, the importance of receiving care for each is paramount. Prompt and effective treatment can mean the difference between saving your tooth and losing it. And in some cases, it can even mean the difference between life and death.
What should you do in a dental emergency until you receive care?
If you have a toothache, rinse your mouth with warm water and use dental floss to remove any food particles that may be stuck between your teeth. You can also take over-the-counter pain medication to help alleviate the pain. If the pain is severe, it's best to see us right away.
If you have a knocked-out tooth, call us immediately. Then, try to gently insert your clean tooth back into the empty socket. If that isn't possible, place it tooth in a cup of milk or water until you see us.
If you have an abscess, call us immediately. Then, rinse your mouth with warm water and take over-the-counter pain medication to help alleviate the pain.
In all cases of dental emergencies, it's important to seek professional care as soon as possible. If you're experiencing a dental emergency, get in touch now! We'll do everything we can to treat you right away.
Contact Us About Emergency Dentistry Today
- Receive the care you need as soon as possible
- Have an injured or decaying tooth cared for quickly and effectively
- Prevent the spread of any existing infection
- Increase your chances of a positive outcome
- Prioritize your oral and overall health!