Dental Emergency

A dental emergency can happen at any time and for many different reasons. When you search " Find a Plaza Dentist" you will find that Lee Plaza Dental is here to help. The American Dental Association (ADA) reported the top two causes of adult tooth damage is sports and car accidents. Some people experience sudden oral pain unrelated to any injury or impact or call us because their tooth cracked or broke while eating. No matter how you find a Plaza dentist, when your dental emergency occurs, it is important that you seek help quickly.

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Dental Emergency Treated by Lee Plaza Dental

Toothache – Sometimes brushing, rinsing or flossing can relieve discomfort. When your pain is increasing as the day progresses or hurts for more than a day you need to see a dentist.

  • Toothache – Sometimes brushing, rinsing or flossing can relieve discomfort. When your pain is increasing as the day progresses or hurts for more than a day you need to see a dentist.
  • Tooth Loose/Knocked Out – An impact severe enough to loosen a tooth or knock out a tooth could cause additional oral damage and if left untreated can lead to infection or other complications.
  • Gum/Tongue/Cheek Injuries – A little bleeding after brushing or flossing can be normal; however, if the bleeding is not stopping or is a result of an impact injury, seek immediate dental attention.
  • Chipped/Broken Teeth – You want to seek immediate dental attention If the chip is significant or your tooth is cracked, or your tooth is in pieces.
  • Lost Filling/Crown – This can be painful, and it is important that you get to see a dentist as quickly as possible to avoid infection or damage to your exposed gum.
  • Abscess – An untreated oral infection can lead to an extremely painful and dangerous dental abscess. If the infection settles into your jawbone you could need oral surgery.

Oral Pain is Serious Business

It is important to take your oral pain seriously. Dr. Lee and our staff at Lee Plaza Dental will accommodate your dental emergency by providing last minute appointment scheduling.  You will receive a full examination to determine the cause of your pain, the extent of any damage, and if there is an infection and how severe. We will explain what is needed to relieve your pain and repair your teeth.

If you are experiencing a dental emergency and need to find a Plaza dentist, call Lee Plaza Dental right away at 816-323-0180 / 816-376-0851. We will get you treated and back to a pain free life quickly.

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