3 Issues That Can Make Dental Work A Priority

While it may be less than fun to require emergency dental work, it can be reassuring to know that treatment can be arranged on short notice. However, you may be unclear on what truly calls for emergency services. Is this just available to people who experience physical injuries, or can other problems call for a visit on short notice? At our Katy, TX dental office, we want patients to know that they have access to our services on short notice whenever they feel they need attention. In addition to addressing physical injuries, we can take on issues that lead to significant discomfort, or any problem that seems to put teeth in jeopardy. (more…)

We Can Offer Reliable Dental Care To Special Needs Patients

With access to reliable oral health services, people are better protected against oral health threats that can affect their quality of life, appearance, and general well-being. While many people feel at ease in the dentist’s chair, some have difficulties receiving treatment. For people who have special needs, it can be difficult to find a practice that is prepared to accommodate them and their needs. This can lead to frustration and make them less likely to regularly schedule dental exams and cleanings. If you or someone in your family has encountered difficulties finding a reliable dental practice, our Katy, TX dental office can help! We are ready to work with special needs patients who may have found dental treatment difficult to enjoy in other environments. When necessary, we can work with anesthesiologists who provide sedation to make visits easier. (more…)

Safely Extracting A Tooth During An Emergency Visit

Unfortunately, a serious dental injury or advanced cavity can make tooth extraction necessary even when you promptly seek treatment from your dentist. If it is necessary to do so, your Katy, TX dentist can perform a tooth extraction during an emergency dental procedure. Doing so can help in several ways. The removal of a problem tooth can stop issues with active pain or sensitivity. It can also protect you against a potential spread of bacteria beyond the tooth. By arranging your extraction in the office, you can have it done responsibly without negatively affecting your neighboring teeth. Once this work is complete, we can make plans to restore your full smile through implant dentistry. (more…)

Arranging Care For A Tooth That Has Been Knocked Loose

If you feel that your tooth has come loose, you can certainly (and understandably) feel alarmed. Fortunately, you do not have to feel helpless, as your Katy, TX dental office is prepared to see you and provide emergency dental work for this and other situations where a tooth is in jeopardy! It is important that you reach out as soon as possible to have this problem addressed, and that you avoid agitating the tooth. If you are not able to gently press it back in its socket with your tongue, avoid interacting with it until you see your dentist. Through restorative dental work, we are often able to save teeth in vulnerable states. (more…)

We Can Help When Teeth Grinding Leads To Dental Damage

If you keep grinding your teeth at night, you can eventually wake up to more than just a sore or stiff jaw. People with unresolved problems with nightly or habitual teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, can do serious damage to their teeth. If you find that your issues with bruxism have left you with an injured tooth, our Katy, TX dental office is ready to help. In fact, we can bring you in on short notice and provide emergency dental work to restore the health of teeth that have been chipped, damaged, or broken. We can also talk to you about protecting your smile against your teeth grinding issues, and about addressing related issues with TMJ disorder. (more…)

We Can Answer Your Questions About Emergency Dentistry

While you can understandably hope to avoid any problems that call for emergency dental treatment, you can have questions about what services are available to you on short notice. When is it appropriate to reach out and schedule urgent care, and what will your dentist really be able to do for you when you arrive? At our Katy, TX dental office, we want our patients to know we are available to help them whenever they have a problem that seems to call for urgent attention. We can take care to restore the health and appearance of a problem tooth, or we can do work to save a tooth that is damaged, loose, or completely knocked out. We can also help in a situation where food is painfully wedged between teeth and not able to be removed with dental floss. (more…)

Can Anything Be Done To Save A Knocked-Out Tooth?

After a tooth is knocked completely free, is there any way to save it? This is a question we hope you never have to learn the answer to from experience! With that said, our Katy, TX dental office is here to help if you need emergency dental work because your tooth is knocked out. A dislodged tooth can be saved, but the ability to restore it can be affected by issues like a delay in treatment, or the poor handling of the tooth. We can bring you in on short notice to see that you have treatment in a timely manner. In the event that a tooth cannot be saved, we can still give you back your complete smile by providing a dental implant-held restoration. (more…)

We Offer Reliable Dental Services For Special Needs Patients

Individuals with special needs benefit from having access to consistent oral health care, but it can sometimes be difficult for them to find a dental office ready to accommodate them. The inability to find reliable treatment can be frustrating, and it can interfere with efforts to maintain healthy smiles. Our Katy, TX dental office is committed to serving those with special needs so that they can count on having access to professional dental services. If you are someone who has struggled to find a dependable practice, or if you are looking for treatment on a family member’s behalf, we are ready to meet with you and find out how we can serve you! (more…)

Can I See A Dentist About A Broken Tooth On Short Notice?

When you chip, crack, or break a tooth, you can experience pain, alarm over your appearance, and – if you are unsure how to access emergency dental care – confusion over how to respond. Our Katy, TX dental office wants our patients to know that we are ready to see people on short notice when injuries and other serious oral health issues occur. We can bring you in promptly to evaluate your tooth, see how we can restore your oral health, and make plans to take care of your smile. Unfortunately, some serious injuries put a person in jeopardy of losing their tooth even if they are able to secure treatment on short notice. In the event that this happens, we can still take important care of your smile and oral health by carefully extracting the tooth and making plans to replace it. (more…)

A Cracked Tooth Can Become A Big Problem For Your Smile

Cracking a tooth can be a painful experience, but unfortunately the problem can cause more than discomfort. Your smile can experience an upsetting change because of your injury. A crack also makes you vulnerable to infection, which can lead to serious oral health issues and the potential loss of your tooth! The good news is that your Katy, TX dentist can take care of your cracked tooth on short notice. Our practice encourages patients to reach out when they have potential dental emergencies. We can visit with you on short notice and provide a review of your tooth before treating it. If there are signs of infection or internal damage, we can take care of it by performing root canal therapy. (more…)