Emergency Dentistry

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

While dental emergencies are alarming, don’t panic. Take a deep breath and follow these steps:

  • Step 1: Call Us Right Away! We do everything we can to see emergency patients the same day they call us, so get in touch with us right away to schedule an appointment!
  • Step 2: Get First-Aid Advice Over the Phone. Once we’ve scheduled your appointment, one of our experienced team members will walk you through what steps to take next to manage your situation until you can reach us.
  • Step 3: See Your Lawrenceburg Emergency Dentist Right Away. As soon as you arrive, Dr. Oyler will see you to examine your mouth and alleviate any pain you may be experiencing.
  • Step 4: Review Your Treatment Options & Make a Plan. Oyler will review his findings with you as well as which treatment(s) he recommends. After considering all your options, as well as their associated costs, he’ll work with you to create a custom treatment plan.
  • Step 5: Get the Fast, Professional, & Compassionate Care You Need. Our office uses the latest dental technology to offer a bevy of services that can get your oral health back on track. Whether you need a filling, root canal, gum disease therapy, or something else entirely, your comfort and safety will always be our top priorities.

The Most Common Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies typically fall into one of two categories: a sudden accident or unforeseen injury to the mouth, or a longer-term infection or toothache that may be the result of poor oral hygiene. Regardless, if you experience a dental emergency, your first step should always be to pick up the phone and call our expert team at Oyler Family Dentistry. Our team is well-equipped and ready to handle whatever oral health crisis you or a loved one may be facing. Below, you’ll find important information about some of the most common dental emergencies we treat, including how you should handle them at home and how we are likely to treatment them during your appointment.

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