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Emergency Dental Care Specialist

Premium Family Dental

General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry & Orthodontist located in Krispy Kreme Shopping Center, Alexandria, VA

No matter the dental emergency, the compassionate experts at Premium Family Dental in Alexandria, Virginia, are here to help as quickly as possible. Vu Nguyen, DDS, and Keehong Kwon, DDS, use their efficiency and expertise to deliver quality emergency dental care when you and your family need it most. From mouth wounds to cracked or knocked-out teeth and other dental emergencies, you’ve come to the right place at Premium Family Dental. Walk-in or schedule online or over the phone.

Emergency Dental Care Q & A

What is emergency dental care?

Emergency dental care refers to dental services and treatments that need to be delivered efficiently and promptly. Emergency dentistry is centered around treating dental injuries and pain that need medical attention as soon as possible. Some dental emergencies involve saving knocked-out or broken teeth.

Premium Family Dental offers a range of effective emergency dentistry treatments, such as fillings, root canals, crowns, and tooth extractions. The right emergency dental care could save your natural tooth.

Am I dealing with a dental emergency?

Examples of dental emergencies include:

  • Uncomfortable swelling in your mouth
  • Trauma to your jaw or mouth area
  • A cut or tear on your lips
  • A loose permanent tooth
  • Knocked-out teeth
  • A badly cracked or broken tooth
  • Bleeding in your mouth
  • Severe tooth or mouth pain

At Premium Family Dental, your dentist can discuss your available treatment options and educate you on how to best improve and protect your dental health.

What treatments can an emergency dentist provide?

At Premium Family Dental, the dentists are highly experienced performing tooth extractions, repairing broken teeth, treating tooth abscesses, and more. The dentists also treat wisdom teeth when needed and offer valuable restorative procedures to strengthen decaying, cracked, or weak teeth.

What steps should I take in a dental emergency?

In a dental emergency, you need to act as quickly as possible to protect your dental health. For example, a knocked-out tooth is a serious dental emergency and you might lose it without the right prompt emergency dental care.

If you chip, break, or knock out a tooth, you’ll need to clean your injured tooth and your mouth. Rinse your mouth and tooth with lukewarm water and avoid touching the tooth’s roots.

To clean your tooth, hold it by the crown (the top part) and carefully reposition it into your empty socket with light and gentle pressure. 

Hold your tooth in place by biting down softly on a gauze pad until you can visit Premium Family Dental. You can also place the tooth in a glass of milk. Be sure to call Premium Family Dental right away. 

If you’re dealing with a bleeding or swollen lip or gum, your dentist might recommend placing gauze on the affected area or using an ice pack to reduce any swelling until you get to the office.  

The skilled and caring dentists at Premium Family Dental can treat any general dentistry procedure. If you have a dental emergency, rest assured you can depend on Premium Family Dental. Walk-in, click the online booking tool, or call today.