Emergency Dentistry in El Dorado Hills, CA

Being able to discern whether or not you’re facing an urgent dental situation is key to managing your oral health. Far too often, patients overlook emergency situations and instead wait for an appointment.

We are always ready to accommodate our El Dorado Hills, CA area patients in the event of an urgent situation.

How Do I Know It’s An Emergency?

If you’re faced with any of the following situations, we strongly advise you to get in touch with us immediately. The following are all considered dental emergencies:

  • A tooth that has been knocked out
  • A tooth that has been dislodged
  • A tooth that is fractured or cracked
  • A tooth that is chipped, but also very painful
  • A missing filling or crown
  • Extreme toothaches and unbearable pain
  • Any major injuries to the soft tissues inside of the mouth

El Dorado Hills Town Center Dental Emergency Services

If you need emergency dental treatment in El Dorado Hills, CA, here are a few examples of the services we provide:

  • Crown and cap replacements
  • Root canals
  • Bridge repairs
  • Denture repairs
  • Implant repairs

Avoiding a Dental Emergency

You can avoid facing a dental emergency by taking good care of your teeth—this includes stellar oral hygiene practices as well as regular trips to our office for checkups and cleanings. By visiting our clinic at least twice a year, we can identify and treat problems before they worsen and eventually become an emergency.

Athletes who engage in contact sports are always at a higher risk of facial injury, so we urge our athletic patients to wear a professionally fitted mouth guard to protect their teeth.

For our patients who grind their teeth in their sleep, we recommend wearing a mouth guard to prevent the teeth from becoming worn down and weak.

You can easily avoid unnecessary chips and cracks by abstaining from chewing on extremely hard foods such as ice cubes or hard candies.

Contact our office right away if you’re experiencing a dental emergency. If you’re not sure, give us a call and we’ll provide advice.

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