Fall is an exciting time for many families. Not only have children returned to school and families begin adjusting to a busier routine, but fall sports and activities are also underway. Nothing can ruin a fun time or exciting plans like a dental emergency. It always seems like an emergency happens at the worst time. We want to provide you with some ways to determine what is a dental emergency and how to prevent emergencies from occurring. Read on to learn more.
Dental accidents and emergencies can happen at any time. Even something as simple as a stumble or slight fall can cause damage to your teeth or mouth. Although not fun, emergencies are a part of life. A dental injury can be anything from something as minor as a slightly bitten tongue to something as severe as a knocked out tooth. The most important tip to remember when dealing with an emergency is to remain calm and not panic. We know that this is easier said than done, but when you are prepared with the knowledge of how to deal with different emergencies, it can allow you to act with a clear head. We want to share some important information to remember about dental emergencies.