Dental emergencies are frightening and uncomfortable. If you or a loved one is in need, don’t hesitate to contact Libby Dental. When you call ahead for urgent care, we make it our effort to aid you as soon as possible. If you are unable to stop into our office, we can offer a few tips over the phone on temporary care.
Emergency dentistry is not for every emergency:
Emergencies that involve the face or mouth and need immediate care include jaw fractures and dislocations, serious soft-tissue injuries, and abscesses with severe swelling. If you are immunocompromised or have a serious illness, it is especially important to get treated by emergency medical personnel.
Conditions that require you to call 911 or go directly to the hospital include sudden impact to the head or neck, severe swelling or bleeding, and difficulty breathing or swallowing. When your symptoms do not stem from these frightening emergencies, we can help you by relieving pain and restoring your health.
In A Dental Emergency, Call Libby Dental.
Possible Cases For Emergency Dentistry:
Are You Experiencing…
- Minor to moderate toothache?
- Missing or broken tooth?
- Lost filling or crown?
- Minor to moderate soft-tissue injury?
- Swollen or infected gum tissue?
- Severe jaw or tooth pain?
- Bitten lip or cheek that won’t stop bleeding?
- Tooth abscess that affects breathing?
A dental emergency needs treatment as soon as possible. If you are unsure if you have a dental emergency, call our office and talk to a member of our staff. Together, we can decide how soon you need to see a dentist. If you need help right away, we can schedule a same-day appointment, so you can start feeling better as soon as possible.
We Are Your Mission Valley Dentist for Emergency Dentistry!
Libby Dental is conveniently located for your dental emergency needs. Our compassionate dental team is trained to handle dental emergencies with quality care. For an experienced dentist in the Mission Valley area, call to schedule an appointment or to voice any of your concerns.