Prevent Your Dental Emergency Before it Happens
What dental procedure could possibly save you money?
While some dental emergencies can’t be avoided (such as a slip in the bathtub or an automobile accident,) a large number of them can and should be completely prevented.
It’s true: our Kingwood dentist often gets emergency calls related to tooth problems that we already knew existed, or that should have been avoided through proper protection. But now that you’re in pain, you need emergency dental care right away.
Here are a few examples of what we’re talking about:
Not Getting That Tooth Filled
Small cavities don’t necessarily cause tooth pain. In fact, a lot of tooth decay or abscesses never hurt. Delaying your treatment can be the perfect storm for waking up at 2am on a Sunday with the worst toothache known to man.
Wearing the Right Guard During Athletic Activities
A professionally fitted mouthguard can save your teeth from breaking off during a baseball game…but it can also guard against concussions! Ask us how.
Unmanaged Teeth Grinding
Bruxism (clenching and grinding) places unnecessary wear on your teeth and jaw muscles. This can cause migraine flare-ups and broken off teeth. If you can’t get the habit under control, think about wearing a splint when you sleep or drive.
A Bad Taste in Your Mouth
Can you tell that there’s a funny taste coming from a specific part of your mouth? It’s time to listen to your body. You may have a tooth that is abscessed or infected. Even though it doesn’t hurt today, it could be excruciating tomorrow.
If you’re looking for an emergency dentist in Kingwood, call us today. We’re always happy to see new and existing patients alike.
Posted on Behalf of Dentistry Of Kingwood