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Determining Whether You Have a Dental Emergency

young woman holding her jaw in pain with a dental emergency

Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your day! It might be frightening to go through, but the very first step of addressing a dental emergency is determining whether or not it is even an emergency to begin with. If you find yourself in an emergency situation, use this as a guide before hitting the panic button!

Symptoms of a Dental Emergency

There are quite a few different types of dental emergencies. Whether you’re experiencing complications from a recent oral procedure or have suddenly broken or knocked out a tooth, here are some common symptoms of a dental emergency:

  1. Excessive swelling or bleeding
  2. Extreme tooth or gum sensitivity
  3. Difficulty moving your jaw
  4. Having a chipped, broken, or knocked out tooth

What To Do When You Have a Dental Emergency

If you think you are going through a dental emergency, the number one rule is to not panic. If you’re not sure if you’re going through a dental emergency, remember that if you’re in doubt, it’s best to be safe and get checked out by your dentist immediately. It’s important to make sure that your regular dental office can accept emergency appointments. If not, you should have the contact information of a practice that does accept emergency appointments on hand.

Emergency Dentistry in Romeoville, IL

At Romeoville Dental Center, we know just how frightening going through a dental emergency can be. That’s why we proudly offer same-day emergency services to provide our patients with expert dental care when they need it and peace of mind. Remember, if you’re unsure if what you’re experiencing is actually a dental emergency, it’s always better to be safe and contact your dentist right away.

Prevention the Best Policy!

Don’t just visit the dentist during emergencies! Prevention is always the best way to go, so visit your dentist twice a year and always wear protective gear if you play contact sports. Contact and schedule an appointment at Romeoville Dental Center, where our patients enjoy comprehensive services and affordable payment plans!

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Elizabeth Majka
Elizabeth Majka
September 15, 2022.

I am always happy with my experiences at Romeoville Dental Center! Everyone is so nice, and I am never nervous to get my teeth worked on there. Thanks!

Jean Suchowian
Jean Suchowian
September 15, 2022.

They are always helpful and nice! They do a great job my son is happy with all of them!

September 15, 2022.

Sweetest people ever!! I felt so comfortable & taken care of by everyone there

Troy McGary (Agent RhoShambo)
Troy McGary (Agent RhoShambo)
September 14, 2022.

Friendly staff, always take the time to discuss how you are doing, and what needs to be done. I've been a patient for 10+ years, and even though I moved out of town, I always come back for my dental needs.