tooth pain dentist near Edgemont Village

DENTAL EMERGENCIES

If you require emergency dental services in the West Vancouver or Edgemont Village areas and are searching for a nearby dentist, this article may be of interest to you. If you are experiencing sudden & abnormal mouth or tooth pain, please call us at Edgemont Dentist and we will do our best to get you in with the least amount of delay.  Tooth or mouth pain can cause immense suffering if left untreated. Most of the time we can offer same-day dental appointments for dental emergencies.

When should you go to the hospital for a dental problem?

Left untreated, a dental emergency can quickly go from bad to worse. If you are experiencing immense tooth pain (toothache), facial swelling, or Loose or Knocked Out Teeth and cannot get to any dental clinic, we advise going to the hospital immediately.

What can you take for temporary relief of tooth pain?

If you need pain relief before you can get help, here are some tooth pain relief suggestions:

  • Analgesics including aspirin, ibuprofen, and acetaminophen can be quite effective in reducing pain and  Inflammation of your teeth and or mouth.
  • Over-the-counter topical medications can sometimes numb the sensation.
  • Ask your pharmacist to recommend some topical remedies to put directly on your gums or teeth.

How do you prevent dental emergencies from happening?

In most cases getting regular dental checkups every 6 months will help prevent a dental emergency from happening.