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Emergency Appointments

Emergency Appointments

Several reasons make people visit emergency dentists. It occurs unexpectedly and brings immense pain. In this situation, it is significant to schedule an emergency appointment as soon as possible. Dive deep into the article to know what an Emergency Appointment contains.

What Happens During Emergency Appointments?

  • Examination

Before commencing any type of procedure, the first step dentist does is determine the actual reason behind your problem. It generally includes X-Rays. Sometimes, patients are aware of the cause of the pain, especially when they have recently undergone surgery. However, most of them are unaware of the sudden pain. Hence, the examination is conducted to look for symptoms of gum inflammation or infection.

Other things that are included in the examination are the damage of the wisdom tooth or falling out of the crown.

  • Relief From Pain

People generally schedule emergency appointments when they encounter severe pain. During the appointment, the dentist will examine and identify the cause of pain and work very carefully to treat the pain. They might also prescribe specific medications like antibiotics after providing you with some in-office dental treatment.

  • Decision Making- Fix the Problem or Provide Temporary Relief

During an emergency treatment, the dentist will provide you relief from the pain. But, that does not mean that the pain is eliminated permanently. It might take additional visits to fix the problem. The emergency appointment provides you with a temporary solution and gives you more time for the next dental visit. Hence, an emergency dentist will solve dental problems like:

  • Toothache
  • Oral pain
  • Emergency tooth extraction
  • Broken brackets or wires
  • Pain due to wisdom tooth
  • Loose filling or crown
  • Dental infection

Other Oral Conditions that Need Emergency Appointments

Other oral services that require the need of your emergency dentist involves:

  • Canker Sores or Cold Sores 

For such problems, laser therapy is always suggested. It provides instant relief from the pain and quickens the healing process. During emergency appointments, the dentist provides dental treatments that can cure your problem within minutes. However, it is necessary to take care of it for the long term.

  • Sinus Pressure

If you are fed up with your sinus pressure and not getting relief from multiple treatments, there might be a possibility of poor dental health. The emergency dentist will examine the problem, and if it is connected with oral health, it is treated instantly.

The emergency appointment is for the treatment that you require right at that time. It also helps you to create a plan for the concerns that might require dental visits in the future. 

Get emergency dental assistance on call at Diamond Star Dental, Cathedral City CA. For more details, call us at 760-422-3888, book online, or visit us at 31280 Bob Hope Dr., #102, Cathedral City, CA 92276.


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