Month: April 2020

Requesting An Emergency Appointment For A Tooth Infection

Dental emergencies can be requested for more than just a physical injury. Sometimes, it can be necessary to see an oral health professional as soon as possible due to significant tooth pain. If you have an issue with pain or sensitivity with no obvious cause, you could be dealing with an infection. The longer that… Read more »

How Can Emergency Treatment Save A Vulnerable Tooth?

One important thing to remember after injuring a tooth is that your dentist is able to care for you in the event of a dental emergency. Having access to care with minimal advance notice can mean spending less time in pain, but it can also mean having a better chance of saving a vulnerable tooth…. Read more »

Access To Emergency Care Can Make A Tooth Injury Less Scary

It would be difficult to make the idea of a tooth injury completely non-threatening. After all, an injury can cause you pain, and it can seriously affect your smile. In some cases, people will have a tooth partially or completely knocked out by trauma. While these issues are understandably worrying, your overall experience can be… Read more »

Can A Lost Dental Filling Or Crown Be Put Back In Place?

You should not write off the loss of a dental filling or dental crown as a minor problem, or something that you can “get around to” mentioning to your dentist. Restorations are needed on a permanent basis in order to keep a tooth safe after a cavity has formed, or after it has been injured…. Read more »

Recovering Your Smile After Experiencing A Tooth Injury

Dental injuries that lead to visible damage, or the potential loss of a tooth, can make you concerned about your appearance as well as your dental health. The idea of showing off an awkward smile marred by a chipped or cracked tooth, or letting people see a gap in your smile, may make you deeply… Read more »

Set Up Emergency Care To Discuss A Worsening Toothache

That toothache you hoped would go away on its own is still affecting you. In fact, it now feels worse than when you first realized something was wrong. What can be done about this problem, and how long will it take you to arrange the appropriate treatment? At our Katy, TX dentist’s office, we provide… Read more »

Severe Tooth Pain Can Call For An Urgent Dental Appointment

If your tooth is still fully intact, secure, and not visibly harmed, can you really ask your dentist to schedule you for emergency care? In some situations, patients can reach out to discuss emergency dental work due to severe tooth pain. A high degree of pain or sensitivity can interfere with your quality of life,… Read more »

Should I Set Up An Emergency Visit After Chipping A Tooth?

While our teeth are designed to bite and chew food several times a day without issue, biting down on something hard at the wrong angle, with too much force, can lead to an injury. This occurrence can leave you with a chipped tooth, which can make you self-conscious about your appearance as well as worried… Read more »

A Crown Can Keep A Tooth Safe After A Dental Emergency

Because our Katy, TX dentist’s office welcomes patients who need emergency dental treatment, we are able to quickly respond to – and resolve – problems with dental trauma and pain. In order to provide lasting protection after restorative dental work, a filling or crown must be placed on the tooth. Dental crowns completely cover a… Read more »

Can An Issue With My Restoration Call For Emergency Work?

If your tooth is already supported by a dental filling or dental crown, you should feel confident that it will remain healthy and protected. Dental restorations are designed to offer permanent support after work has been done to address a cavity or dental injury. Unfortunately, problems do sometimes occur with fillings and crowns, which can… Read more »