To many of us,the dental emergency services does not seem essential, until we have a broken tooth, a lost filling, the torturing pain either because of dental abscess or sensitivity. It is only at those instances we realize how an emergency dental appointment can help us to get rid of the problem, even temporarily.
What we fail to see that how broken tooth and a lost filing can take a toll on your confidence. If you are wondering, how small chip can chip on your confidence, think yourself be on date and flashing chipped tooth to your date during a first full-hearted laugh. Maybe now you understand how dental health is related to your social life. There are many people, who have to go through social anxiety, just because they did not visit a dental emergency service after having a mishap, which led to their chipping or other irrevocable damage.
When to visit a Dental Emergency Care Clinic
The purpose of dental emergency clinics is to provide relief from pain or a temporary solution until you get to see your dentist for a permanent treatment.
The emergency can be for:
- Facial swelling—typically occurs because of infection.
- Bleeding—trauma affecting the oral cavity.
- Accidental damage to your mouth or teeth
- Dental pain in teeth, mouth, gum, jaw—most common discomfort
What to expect after visiting a dental emergency clinic
One you visit a clinic, a series of questions will be asked about the severity of the problem, such as injury or pain. This helps the helpers to understand the gravity of the problem, if the condition is deemed urgent enough, emergency treatment will be provided. How those patients who are judged with less urgent problems will be given standard OPD appointment based on availability of the practitioner. Therefore, it is advised to call the clinic first rather than showing up at the gate.