EMERGENCY DENTISTRY – Wappingers Falls

Emergency Dentistry

Do You Have A Dental Emergency? We’re here to help!

At Wappingers Falls Dental Arts, we offer prompt and efficient treatment for all dental emergencies.

From tooth pain and broken teeth or crowns to lost fillings, swollen gums, abscesses, and infected cuts, our experienced team is equipped to provide you with the necessary care to relieve your discomfort.

Get the treatment you need at Wappingers Falls Dental Arts
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Debbie Schwind
May 17, 2024

I absolutely LOVE this dental office, everyone is beyond friendly, accommodating, professional and extremely knowledgeable. In the past I've been petrified of going to the dentist, not now. Now I call, make an appointment and go in stress free!! I highly recommend this dental office, I promise you will not be disappointed!!!

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lorraine zephir
May 16, 2024

Donna was thorough and did an excellent job cleaning my teeth

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Jair Cruz
May 9, 2024

Did a great job with my teeth! Will definitely be back in the future!

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Mich Conway
May 9, 2024

Great service, friendly staff

Donna's the best, no pain just discomfort

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Karaoke Lisa
March 26, 2024

The staff was wonderful and patient. They helped me to get an emergency appointment as a new patient in a reasonable time-frame. I would recommend this facility.

Identifying a Dental Emergency:

A dental emergency can occur at any time, and it is essential to recognize the signs to get immediate treatment. Here are some signs to look for:

  • Intense pain
  • Bleeding from the mouth
  • Swelling in the mouth, face, or neck
  • Loose or knocked-out teeth
  • Broken or cracked teeth
  • Difficulty chewing or speaking

If you experience any of these symptoms, it is crucial to seek emergency dental care.

Examples of Dental Emergencies:

Dental emergencies come in different forms, ranging from mild to severe. Here are some examples of dental emergencies:

  • Toothache
  • Broken or cracked tooth
  • Knocked-out tooth
  • Object caught between teeth
  • Lost filling or crown
  • Jaw injury

Dealing with a Broken, Cracked, or Lost Tooth:

A broken or cracked tooth can be painful and uncomfortable, but prompt treatment can prevent further damage. Here are some tips for dealing with a broken, cracked, or lost tooth:

  • Rinse your mouth with warm water
  • Apply a cold compress to the affected area
  • Try to save any broken or chipped pieces of the tooth
  • Use dental wax to cover any sharp edges
  • Seek emergency dental care immediately

Lost Cap, Crown, or Damaged Bridge:

A damaged crown, cap, or bridge can be uncomfortable and cause further damage if left untreated. Here’s what you can do if you lose a cap, crown, or bridge:

  • Save the crown, cap, or bridge if possible
  • Rinse your mouth with warm water
  • Apply dental cement or petroleum jelly to the affected tooth
  • Seek emergency dental care as soon as possible

Intense Toothache: Causes and Treatment:

A toothache can range from mild to severe and may be caused by different factors. Here are some common causes of toothache:

  • Tooth decay
  • Gum disease
  • Trauma to the tooth
  • Infection or abscess

Toothache treatment depends on the cause, and it may include antibiotics, filling or root canal, or tooth extraction. It is important to see an emergency dentist as soon as possible.

Addressing Accidental Damage from Injury:

Accidental damage to the mouth, teeth, or jaw can be painful and require immediate attention. Here are some tips for addressing accidental damage:

  • Rinse your mouth with warm water
  • Apply a cold compress to the affected area
  • Save any broken pieces of the tooth or object
  • Seek emergency dental care immediately

Oral Pain or Swelling: What to Do:

Oral pain or swelling can be caused by different factors, and it is important to get prompt treatment. Here are some tips for dealing with oral pain or swelling:

  • Rinse your mouth with warm salt water
  • Apply a cold compress to the affected area
  • Take over-the-counter pain relievers
  • Seek emergency dental care if the pain or swelling persists

Overcoming Fear of the Dentist:

Dental anxiety is common and can prevent people from seeking necessary dental care. Here are some tips for overcoming fear of the dentist:

  • Talk to your dentist about your fears and concerns
  • Ask about sedation or relaxation techniques
  • Practice relaxation techniques before your appointment
  • Bring a friend or family member for support

Dental Emergencies Without Insurance:

Dental emergencies can be costly, especially without insurance. Here are some options for emergency dental care without insurance:

  • Look for community health clinics or dental schools
  • Research dental financing options
  • Ask your dentist about payment plans or discounts
  • Consider dental insurance or a dental savings plan

What To Do With You’re Experiencing A Dental Emergency:

Contact Us At Wappingers Falls Dental Arts to schedule your same-day appointment. Our team is here to provide you with the care and support you need during this difficult time.

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