What Is a Dental Emergency?

Call our office for assistance or an dental emergency appointment: Doylestown Office Phone Number (215) 938-7860.

A Dental Emergency Is:

  • Potentially life threatening and requires immediate treatment
  • Facial and/or neck swelling that can be seen inside the mouth and outside on the face that could potentially compromise your airway (from infection, trauma, or pathology)
  • Trauma involving facial bones potentially compromising your airway
  • Uncontrolled bleeding

Things to do at home

  • Hand hygiene
  • Respiratory etiquette
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces
  • Brush and floss daily

Dental issues that we are treating that will need attention include

  • Sensitivity/pain to hot/cold/sweet
  • Pain from wisdom teeth
  • Dental trauma resulting in tooth fracture, loosening, or loss
  • Dental extractions required prior to critical medical procedures
  • Biopsy of abnormal tissue

Our surgeons are available via telephone at Doylestown Office Phone Number (215) 938-7860. Please do not hesitate to call if you are experiencing:

  • Fever, facial swelling, or pus (foul taste, foul odor)
  • Gum swelling from a bad tooth

If you do need an emergency appointment, please prepare by reading our COVID-19 and Dentistry page.