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Same-Day Emergency Dentist in Alvin, TX

September 28, 2022 10:33 pm

You may already be visiting the dentist twice a year for routine cleanings and examinations, or for specialized treatments like cosmetic or restorative dentistry. But sometimes, the unexpected happens and you need an emergency dentist. You want to know where to turn before an emergency situation occurs. Our team at Magnolia Family Dental offers same-day emergency dental appointments to help reduce your family’s stress!

What is a dental emergency?

There are a few telltale signs of a dental emergency, including:

  • Severe bleeding, swelling, and/or pain
  • Complications after a recent dental procedure
  • Broken dental restoration, e.g. a loose crown or broken dentures
  • A cracked, broken, or completely dislodged tooth

If you are experiencing any of the above situations, call Magnolia Family Dental right away.

What to do in a dental emergency

First, take a deep breath. We understand it can be hard to not panic during a dental emergency but cool heads prevail.

If you are experiencing excessive swelling and pain, ice your cheeks with a bag of frozen veggies or an ice pack for 15-minute increments at a time until you can see our team. Non-woven gauze can help control excessive bleeding. Make sure to replace as needed.

For a knocked-out tooth, carefully handle it by the chewing surface. Do not rub it with a cloth or towel. Rinse off any debris with milk or water, then place the tooth in a container of milk. Get to our office ASAP with your tooth to increase its chance of successful reattachment!

Same-day emergency dentist in Alvin, TX

We hope you never have to encounter a dental emergency. But if you do, we’re here for you. Reach out to our office right away at 281-410-2178 so we can see you as soon as possible. And if an emergency happens over the weekend, don’t worry: we’re open the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month to offer our patients more flexibility. Don’t let finances stop you from getting the care you need, either. Our flexible financing makes our services more affordable and accessible, even if treatment is unexpected!

Or if you’re due for a routine cleaning and exam, please contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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