Uptown Comprehensive Dentistry and Prosthodontics
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What are common dental emergencies you can treat?

x-ray after dental emergency | emergency dentist in south denverAs an emergency dentist in Aurora, the team at Uptown Prosthodontics sees many patients for toothaches. If you are experiencing the pain of a toothache, it’s essential that you come in to see us right away. Dental pain is never normal, and when it worsens, it usually just means the problem is getting more serious.

Handling a Dental Emergency

The most common treatment for a toothache is a root canal to get rid of the infection that has formed at the tooth root. Although many people have an unfavorable view of this treatment, root canals will get rid of your pain and save your tooth. The procedure itself is not painful.

We also see patients who have a tooth that has been damaged or knocked out because of trauma. If your tooth has been completely knocked out, the chances of saving it are better the earlier we see you, so it’s important to get the dentist immediately.

Other emergencies include a filling or crown that has fallen out. In these situations, you might feel some discomfort, but you can usually wait to be seen until the next available dental appointment.  

Call Your Arvada Dentist If You Are In Pain

If you find yourself facing a dental emergency, be sure to give us a call immediately!

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