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Two Common Dental Emergencies

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Emergency Dentistry in Kingsport, TN

Whether you have an acute toothache or on-and-off pain, it’s always best to call your family dentist to ask if you should schedule an appointment. But in certain situations, you may need emergency dentistry at your Kingsport, TN dental office. If so, we’ll want to see you right away.

While there are many types of dental emergencies, here are two of the most common.

Broken or Dislodged Teeth

Sports injuries and falls sometimes result in broken teeth or trauma to the tissues of the mouth. In obvious cases, you know that your tooth is broken, loose, or dislodged and needs care right away. Call our office to schedule ...

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Relieving a toothache

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Toothaches are well known to be one of the most miserable types of pain that one can experience. On quite a few occasions, I’ve had female patients tell me that the pain they have with a toothache is worse than anything they went through with childbirth. So what causes toothaches, and what can you do to help minimize discomfort if you experience a toothache?

Common Types of Toothaches

The most common types of toothaches are caused by an irritation to the living tissue on the inside of the tooth, which is known as the pulp. This irritation is usually caused by a ...

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