If you child is experiencing a dental emergency don’t panic, but it’s important to bring them in to our office as soon as possible. We understand how overwhelming and scary it can be.
When To See a Dentist
Dental emergencies can happen when you are least expecting them, but our team is here to help and will treat the dental emergency quickly and carefully. It’s a good idea to see a dentist If your child if suffering from any of these symptoms or injuries:
- Throbbing and painful toothache
- Lost filling
- Chipped or broken tooth
- Knocked-out tooth
- Traumatic injury
If dental emergencies are left untreated it can lead to more significant problems, so don’t wait to get them checked-out.
How to Prevent Dental Emergencies
As a parent there are some things you can do to make sure your child doesn’t experience a dental emergency. Eliminating any tripping hazards in or around your home is a great start, as well as having your child wear a helmet when they are playing sports or doing dangerous activities. Also, having your child at a dentist every six months for dental cleanings and exams can do wonders for helping your child’s teeth stay strong.
Schedule Your Child’s Appointment Today
We emphasize emergency dental care that is fast, affordable, and convenient. If your child is experiencing a dental emergency, call us immediately at (801) 969-8881 in West Valley City, UT.