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Emergency Dentist in Chesapeake

Woman holding ice pack to cheekBy their very nature, dental emergencies only happen at the worst possible times. You’re playing a game with your friends, and before you know it, something collides with your mouth and a tooth is knocked. Or, you suddenly realize that your minor toothache has turned into searing pain. In these situations, time is often of the essence, and you need to act fast in order to relieve your pain and save your smile. If you or a loved one find yourselves in the middle of a dental emergency, you just need to remember one thing: call Estrada Dentistry.

Our mission is to keep everyone healthy and happy in Chesapeake and beyond, so when you need dental care right NOW, we’ll be there. When you call in with one, we’ll be ready to offer advice, first-aid tips, and even provide same-day care if necessary. We always try to see emergency patients as quickly as possible. Dental emergencies are unpleasant for sure, but with Estrada Dentistry, you can now have the peace of mind knowing that you have a plan should the unexpected ever happen to your smile.

Common Dental Emergencies

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Estrada Dentistry is ready and able to handle the following dental emergencies and more:

  • Knocked out tooth
  • Partially dislodged tooth
  • Chipped, cracked, or broken teeth
  • A severe toothache
  • Damaged dental work (fillings, crowns, bridges, dentures)
  • Object stuck between the teeth
  • Injury to the gums
  • Injury to the jaw
  • Pain or swelling in the face

How to Avoid a Dental Emergency

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In a perfect world, no one would ever experience a dental emergency. Unfortunately, that isn’t possible, but the following tips will drastically decrease your chances of needing an emergency dentist:

  • Wear a sportsguard whenever you’re participating in sports (contact or otherwise)
  • Avoid chewing on extremely hard things like ice and rock candies
  • Don’t use your teeth to open packages or bottles
  • Get regular checkups and cleanings so our team can catch a minor issue before it can turn into an emergency later