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Dental Emergencies in Greensboro

Greensboro Dental Associates has a whole department ready for you, your loved ones, and your family. We know that no one can plan for a dental emergency, but you can be prepared to take action in the event that one occurs. Greensboro Dental Associates is here to help with any dental emergency, even after hours! We have an emergency phone line (336) 294-2322 that’s on 24 hours a day. Right now, while you are thinking about it, put us in your phone. Greensboro Dental Associates is here for you!

Knowing what to do when a dental emergency happens can be the difference between saving and losing a tooth. Here are some tips for common dental emergencies:

  • If you knock out a tooth, rinse it in cold whole milk and put it back in the socket. If you are unable to do this, put the tooth either between your cheek and gums or in cold milk and call our office immediately. Don’t get dirt or other things in the socket. The sooner the tooth gets put back in the greater the success.
  • If you crack your tooth, rinse your mouth with warm water and cover the tooth with wax, gauze, or sugarless gum. Then call our office.
  • If you’ve bitten your tongue or lip, gently clean the bitten area with water and immediately apply a cold compress, then call our office.
  • If you have a toothache, wash your mouth with warm water and gently remove any food caught in the tooth with dental floss, then call our office.
  • If you have a loose crown or your crown fell off, cover your tooth with gauze, wax, or sugarless gum and call ASAP.

When dental emergencies occur, we are only a phone call away. Call us today, and we will see you today! Our office is open Monday to Thursday, 8 am-4 pm. If you have a problem on the weekends, you can call our emergency number (336) 294-2322. We will respond as soon as possible. It’s crucial to call/visit our office or an emergency room as soon as possible. Our staff at Greensboro Dental Associates has the most experienced team to help you and your family. We are experts at helping people with all kinds of dental problems. Call (336) 294-2322 to schedule an appointment, and we will see you right away! After hours? No worries; call (336) 294-2322 to reach our Greensboro Dental Associates dentist on-call.