Emergency Dentist Colorado Springs, CO
A knocked out tooth or bitten tongue can cause panic in any parent, but quick thinking and staying calm are the best ways to approach such common dental emergencies and prevent additional unnecessary damage and costly dental restoration. This includes taking measures such as application of cold compresses to reduce swelling, and of course, contacting our office as soon as possible.
When You Lose A Tooth, Crown, Or Filling
If you have a dislodged crown, slip it over the tooth where it belongs and secure the crown temporarily with toothpaste or denture adhesive and call Dr. Hill to schedule your emergency appointment as quickly as possible. Contrary to what many people have heard, you cannot glue a crown on yourself with superglue. This could lead to dangerous problems.
If your filling fell out, simply replace the empty hole with a little sugarless gum and call Dr. HIll for your next appointment as quickly as you can.
We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments you may have. Please call our office or use the quick contact form below.
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SAME DAY EMERGENCY DENTAL CAR
Don’t wait in pain. We offer same day emergency dental care for existing and new patients.
We’ll fit you in — we’re open evenings and Saturdays. What’s more, we offer emergency care on Sundays (by appointment only).
Don’t have dental insurance? We can help with that, too. Hill Dentistry works with CareCredit, a financing option that gets the care you need –immediately.
Call Hill Dentistry today or contact us for more information.
- Old-fashioned, conventional braces, which employ the use of metal strips, or bands.
- Metal or plastic brackets that are cemented or bonded to teeth.
- Brackets that attach to the back teeth (also called lingual braces).
Root canal therapy usually entails one to three visits. During the first visit, a small hole is drilled through the top of the tooth and into the inner chamber. Diseased tissue is removed, the inner chamber cleansed and disinfected, and the tiny canals reshaped. The cleansed chamber and canals are filled with an elastic material and medication designed to prevent infection. If necessary, the drilled hole is temporarily filled until a permanent seal is made with a crown.
Sometimes a tooth removal becomes necessary when the tooth is damaged far beyond the point of repair. Usually caused by decay and can be very painful, especially if the tooth has become infected. Tooth Extractions is a simple procedure and recovery lasts only a few days. After your tooth is extracted it’s best to look into tooth replacement options. Having a replacement tooth where your extracted tooth once was will help prevent your teeth from shifting into…