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Do You Have A Broken Tooth? Dangers and Treatments For Broken Teeth

March 15, 2016

Filed under: Dental Emergency — Tags: , , — pontevedra @ 7:08 pm

We are here this week to talk about some of the reasons that teeth break and the importance of seeking dental treatment for broken teeth, even if the break is small. According to the American Association of Endodontists, it is important to seek dental treatment as soon as possible if you notice that one of your teeth is broken. Early treatment for broken teeth is important so that the problem does not get worse. When teeth are broken, the nerve is less protected from the bacteria is the mouth and an infection is likely to develop. This infection can cause pain and discomfort and may necessitate that your tooth be extracted. In our blog today, we will explain some of the reasons that teeth break, the dangers of not treating a broken tooth, and some of the ways that your dentist may treat your broken tooth or teeth.


Ponte Vedra Emergency Dentist – Ponte Vedra Complete Dentistry

April 6, 2014

Filed under: Dental Emergency — Tags: , — pontevedra @ 1:06 am

Emergency Dentistry

Ponte Vedra Complete Dentistry is a family, cosmetic, and emergency dentist located in Ponte Vedra Beach.  We understand that it is important to have a dental home.  In addition, it is important to have a dentist that can treat you in the event of an emergency.  Dental emergencies can vary significantly in the results depending on how fast and effective they are treated.  Below is some information regarding dental emergencies.  If you feel you are in an emergency situation, please call us at (904) 285-7711.


How to Deal with A Dental Emergency

October 16, 2013

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What are Examples of a Dental Emergency?

A bitten lip or tongue can cause bleeding that can be problematic.  A dentist has the proper training to provide sutures for trauma caused injury.  Broken or cracked teeth are common results of trauma.  If the pulp is exposed this can lead to tremendous tooth pain.  Your dentist has the ability to remedy these problems.  Teeth that have been knocked out can also constitute a dental emergency.  Often the underlying alveolar bone or the gingiva can be hurt by these problems.  Oral injuries are often extremely painful and fixing them immediately can save teeth, bone, and soft tissues. (more…)