Emergency Dentistry

Emergency Dentistry

Emergency Dentistry services offered in Cooper City, FL

Oral health issues can happen suddenly, causing pain and concern. If you experience a dental emergency, Gabrielle Bekov, DDS, and the expert team at City Dental Studio in Cooper City, Florida, have the expertise to provide superior care. If you need emergency dentistry services, call the friendly staff immediately to learn what steps to take. For less urgent oral health concerns, call during office hours or book an appointment online when you’re ready.

What is emergency dentistry?

Emergency dentistry is a specialized branch of dental care that provides immediate treatment for urgent dental issues that require immediate attention. Treatments aim to alleviate pain, prevent further damage, or save a tooth. Dental emergencies often occur unexpectedly and can be quite distressing.

What issues require emergency dentistry?

Various issues may necessitate emergency dentistry, including:

Severe toothache

Intense, persistent tooth pain can indicate underlying problems like an abscessed tooth or advanced tooth decay.

Broken or chipped teeth

Trauma to your mouth, such as a sports injury or accident, can result in fractured or chipped teeth, requiring immediate treatment to prevent infection or further damage.

Knocked-out tooth

A knocked-out tooth is a dental emergency that requires prompt action to increase your chances of successful re-implantation.

Lost filling or crown

When a filling or dental crown becomes dislodged, it can expose sensitive tooth tissue and necessitate immediate attention to protect the tooth from further damage.

Dental abscess

An abscess is a bacterial infection that forms around the root of your tooth or in the space between your teeth and gums. You can experience severe pain, swelling, and even life-threatening complications if left untreated.

What should I do if I have a dental emergency?

If you experience a dental emergency, it's crucial to take the following steps:

Contact City Dental Studio

Call the dental practice immediately to explain the situation and schedule an emergency appointment. Dr. Bekov offers same-day dental appointments for urgent cases and strives to see patients promptly.

For more extensive dental procedures, the team can start your treatment plan right away to ensure you’re one step closer to a healthy and confident smile.

Manage pain

Use over-the-counter pain relievers as directed to alleviate discomfort until you can see Dr. Bekov. Apply a cold compress to the affected area to help reduce swelling and numb the pain.

Handle a knocked-out tooth carefully

If your tooth has been knocked out, handle it by the crown (top) rather than the root to avoid damaging delicate tissues. Rinse it gently with water, but don’t scrub or remove any attached tissue fragments. 

Try to reinsert the tooth into its socket or keep it moist by placing it in a container of milk or saliva until you can see Dr. Bekov.

Call City Dental Studio now if you have a dental emergency. For less-concerning issues, call or book online when you’re ready.