Emergency Dentistry Services at Grove City Dental
It is difficult to overstate how disruptive a dental emergency is to your life. Dental emergencies have a habit of showing up right at the most inconvenient time, and they can be exquisitely painful. When you are in your time of need, it makes it all the more important to make sure that you are in good hands.
Our team of highly qualified dental professionals is well equipped to handle just about any emergency your mouth can throw at us. Our patients’ comfort is our top priority, and we treat all of them with the kind of compassion and care that you need if you are experiencing a dental emergency. We are a team of caring dental professionals with decades of experience to back our expertise.
What's an Emergency Dentist?
An emergency dentist offers emergency oral health care. It means that Dr. Schumann's dental practice in Grove City, Ohio, provides urgent care to patients who cannot make same-day appointments with their dentist. Essentially, it is 24 hours of emergency services, seven days a week.
Perhaps you have severe tooth pain from decay on the weekend or in the middle of the night. What happens if dental emergencies occur during a holiday when businesses are closed and you desperately need root canal therapy? These are the perfect occasions and the objective of emergency dentistry.
An emergency dentist quickly diagnoses and determines the gravity of the issue and treats you accordingly. There are times when urgent dental care is needed, and an emergency dentist is who you must contact.
What Is Considered a Dental Emergency?
Dental emergencies with your mouth that requires immediate medical attention. Common dental emergencies are severe pain or bleeding. It is also considered an emergency if you have knocked out a tooth or knocked it loose.
Infections that cause severe pain and swelling can eventually lead to an abscess and possibly be life-threatening. If this occurs, you should immediately call Grove City Dental. Dr. Scott Schumann ensures that your immediate issues do not become lifelong dental problems.
When Should You See an Emergency Dentist?
Most minor cracks and chips are not severe and do not need an emergency dental clinic visit. In that case, make an appointment with a cosmetic dentist within the week. But, if a tooth cracks or breaks off, and you see yellow dentin or exposed red pulp accompanied by severe pain or bleeding, it should be treated as an emergency. Call Dr. Scott Schumann, your emergency dentist in Grove City, Ohio, immediately.
Please remember that in the case of a head injury, it is essential to go directly to an emergency room. Head injuries can be life-threatening.
If you break or chip your tooth, please remember to:
- Rinse with warm water
- Apply constant pressure to stop any bleeding
- Preserve the broken tooth in milk, saline, water, or saliva
- Apply a cold compress to reduce swelling and pain
- Take an over-the-counter painkiller
- Call an emergency dentist asap
Dental procedures for broken or chipped teeth vary from case to case. Dr. Schumann will discuss the options available in your situation. The best thing you can do to save a broken tooth is to see an emergency dentist.
How Do I Get an Appointment in an Emergency?
If your usual family dentist cannot provide you with an appointment after hours or can't fit you into their schedules, do not panic.
Type "urgent dental care near me" or "emergency dentist near me" in your search engine. All emergency dental practitioners in your area will pop up. Give them a call immediately and explain your situation.
What Should I Expect in an Emergency Dentist Appointment?
Before the dentist can do anything, he must determine the problem. Dr. Schumann will look for worrying signs such as gum inflammation, exposed nerves, and infection. He then will examine for damage to wisdom teeth, lost or loose crowns, and broken teeth with rough edges.
Pain and any swelling and facial trauma affecting the teeth are treated. But it doesn't necessarily mean the problem can be fixed entirely in only one appointment. The underlying issue may take an additional visit. However, an emergency dentist provides a temporary solution and pain relief to buy you more time.
During emergency dental care, most are not ready to make difficult decisions about treatment, dental insurance, and the costs involved. Do not worry; you can get pain relief now and make the decisions later.
Emergency Dentistry in Grove City
Please call our dental team at Grove City Dental. Even if you are having a dental emergency after hours: just follow the prompts on the answering machine. One of our team members will contact you as soon as possible and we will get you treated. There is nothing worse than feeling like you’ve been forgotten, waiting in agony for a phone call. At Grove City Dental, we will make every effort to get you the highest level of care possible – as early as possible.
Additional Dental Services Offered
Even though Dr. Schumann offers emergency dental care in Grove City, he provides other dental services. Grove City Dental offers a wide range of dental services, including botox, cosmetic dentistry, general dentistry, and complete smile makeovers.