When Is a Dental Emergency Immediate and When Can It Wait?
Even patients who have a dedicated home care routine and visit their Albuquerque dentist twice a year can find themselves with a dental emergency out of the blue. Essenmacher Family Dental is here to help if this happens to you.
It’s sometimes confusing to know whether a dental emergency requires an immediate visit or if it can wait until the next few days.
Here are some guidelines to consider.
Pain and Swelling Often Requires Immediate Attention
Most dental conditions remain quiet and progress without severe symptoms until they are advanced enough for nerve involvement. An infected or damaged tooth can become inflamed, starting as minor throbbing pain that can quickly advance into pain ...