Emergency Dental Care in Beaverton
Emergency Dental Care for Knocked-Out Teeth and More!
Emergency Dentist in Beaverton
Dental emergencies are something that no one can predict, but we make every effort to see you as soon as possible should you find yourself in need of emergency dental services. Our highly trained and compassionate team is able to make you feel comfortable and take care of any dental emergency. Call today to schedule.
Dental emergencies may include teeth that have been forced out of their normal position, loosened, or fractured. Dental emergencies can also involve injuring your lips, gums, or cheeks. You should immediately call your dentist for an emergency appointment. Getting to a dentist within 30 minutes can make the difference between saving or losing a tooth.
We welcome your call or email should you have questions on the services we provide. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff is here to help you. We strive to exceed expectations – yours and ours. We are happily accepting new patients and look forward to meeting you. Please call us today at 503-526-1330 for your personal appointment. Our office is easy to get to in Beaverton and the surrounding cities, including Aloha, Portland Tigard, and Hillsboro.
Tips in Case of a Dental Emergency
Always handle the tooth by the crown, not the root (the part of the tooth below the gum) because you could damage cells that are vital for bone re-attachment. Other injuries inside the mouth including tears, puncture wounds, and lacerations to the cheek, lips, or tongue. You should clean the wound right away with warm water and transport the injured person to a hospital emergency room for care. Tongue bleeding can be reduced by pulling the tongue forward and applying pressure to the wound with gauze.
Accidents happen, here are some tips for certain situations:
1. Knocked out a tooth
- Always handle tooth by the crown, not the root.
- Rinse the tooth off, but don’t scrub it. Try to place the tooth back in its socket.
- If that’s not possible, place tooth in a container with milk or water.
- Call to make an immediate appointment.
2. Broken/Chipped tooth
- Rinse mouth out with warm water.
- Hold a cold compress to reduce swelling.
- Try to find the piece of the tooth that broke off.
- Call us immediately.
3. Object stuck in between teeth
- Rinse mouth thoroughly to try and release it.
- Use floss gently to remove the object.
- Rinse mouth with warm water.
- Check teeth to make sure no object is stuck in between the teeth.
- Hold a cold compress to relieve the pain.
- If pain continues, call to make an immediate appointment.
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