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What Are the Common Dental Emergencies?

June 15, 2022
Posted By: Modern Dentistry of St Cloud
Man having dental pain in St. Cloud, FL

Have you ever bitten down too hard on a crisp apple, or slipped on wet asphalt, and broken a tooth? Dental emergencies can happen even when we’re being safe and cautious, but there’s no need to panic.

Our team at Modern Dentistry of St. Cloud has the combined experience and expertise to treat virtually any dental emergency. Here are some of the most common dental emergencies in St. Cloud. 

#1 Cracked or Broken Tooth

Left untreated, cracked or broken teeth can lead to additional dental or soft tissue damage, tooth decay, or infection.

#2 Bleeding and Swelling 

Persistent bleeding and swelling, especially without a known cause, can indicate a severe infection that requires prompt treatment. 

#3 Lost or Damaged Dental Filling

Without its protective filling, your tooth may also be more vulnerable to nerve damage. A lost or damaged filling needs prompt replacement or repair to keep the tooth healthy and functional.

#4 Persistent Toothache 

A toothache may not seem like a big deal, but if it continues, it’s essential to see your dentist as soon as possible. A toothache can be a red flag pointing to an infection, decay, or nerve damage. 

#5 Knocked-Out Tooth 

St. Cloud locals enjoy spending time on the water, soaking up the sun, and staying active outdoors. But sometimes, our patients have a little too much fun and lose a tooth in the process. If you lose a tooth, time is of the essence to save it. Please call us immediately so we can get you in the dental chair to see Dr. Hua. 

#6 Soft Tissue Injury

Cutting your lip, tongue, gums, or other soft tissues in your mouth can be painful. If you have a soft tissue injury, we can help relieve the pain and treat the area, so your mouth stays healthy and free of infection. 

Emergency Dentist Near Me in St. Cloud, FL 34772

Yang Hua is a skilled and gentle emergency dentist in St. Cloud, FL, who can relieve your pain and treat your dental injury or infection. If you experience a dental emergency, please don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Hua and our team at Modern Dentistry St. Cloud! 

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