Tooth trauma or a sudden excruciating toothache can happen at any time. Dr. David Yoon of Springfield Dental Solutions provides swift and compassionate emergency dentistry during your time of need. Men, women, and children in Springfield, Virginia, trust Dr. Yoon for comprehensive emergency care and much-needed pain relief. Call Springfield Dental Solutions or use the online scheduler to let the staff know you are on the way.
Dr. Yoon has years of experience in the full spectrum of urgent dental issues, including:
If a permanent tooth is knocked out, you should take immediate action in order to save the tooth. Dr. Yoon recommends rinsing the tooth with water and placing it back in the socket if possible.
If the tooth won’t nestle back into the socket, hold it in your cheek to keep it moist until you can get help. If your mouth is bleeding profusely, you can also store it in a small container of milk until you reach Dr. Yoon’s office.
It’s imperative that no one touches the tooth’s root because doing so can damage it.
While Dr. Yoon stands ready to help with any dental emergency, there are a few situations that may require a trip to the emergency room for immediate care if a dental problem leads to:
The first step is alleviating your pain. Subsequent treatment varies depending on what is causing your emergency. Treatment may include X-rays for diagnosis and a filling, crown, root canal, or repair of a bridge or implant.
Once your problem is under control, Dr. Yoon may prescribe pain medicine and an antibiotic.
No one plans to have an accident or get dental decay, but it does happen. There are some preventive measures you can take to help fend off an emergency trip to the dentist, including:
Despite taking precautions, you may face a dental emergency. Depend on Dr. Yoon for an expert diagnosis and thorough resolution of your problem. Call the office or use the online scheduler to book your appointment.