Category: Dental Emergencies

How to Properly Deal with a Cracked Tooth

There are a lot of reasons why a tooth could crack, and in some cases, it might not hurt immediately enough for you to notice. However, even if you don’t realize it, the damage to your tooth can become an increasingly bigger threat to your oral health the longer it’s left untreated. Fortunately, you don’t… Read more »

A Brief Guide to Your Dental Emergency

Not every dental emergency is the same, and you may not react to every one as though it were an emergency. However, the one thing they all have in common is a need for immediate attention. Whether your tooth starts to hurt or you experience accidental trauma to one or more of them, waiting to… Read more »

3 Dental Emergencies You Should Definitely Take Serious

In any dental emergency, you should take your condition seriously and seek treatment as soon as possible. However, some emergencies may have more immediate consequences than others, making them somewhat more of an emergency in terms of their potential impact on your overall oral health. For patients in Syosset, NY, these are just three of… Read more »

Why You Need Your Dentist’s Help to Treat Your Toothache

Toothaches are common, and in many cases, the right home remedy can help you find temporary relief from one. However, those remedies are rarely effective in the long-term, and after a while, your toothache is likely to come back. That’s because toothaches are usually caused by some other underlying condition, and to relieve it, your… Read more »

Is Your Tooth Loose? You Should Know This

As a child, noticing your tooth was loose was an exciting discovery. It usually meant a baby tooth was about to fall out and you were one step closer to being an adult. Now that you’re an adult and all of your teeth should be permanent, however, one of them becoming loose is a much… Read more »

How to Save Your Smile from a Cracked Tooth

Given the fact that your teeth are the strongest parts of your body, you may wonder how and why do they sometimes seem to crack so easily? The truth is, they don’t. For a tooth to crack or fracture, it must be exposed to immense pressure, such as from an uneven bite or accidental trauma…. Read more »

Does Your Tooth Hurt? This May Be Why

A toothache is never fun, but sometimes, even the best home remedies aren’t enough to treat it. In fact, the time spent trying to alleviate the pain at home may be enough for the toothache, and whatever is causing it, to grow even worse. The only way to effectively treat a toothache is to find… Read more »

Diagnosing Your Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies can sometimes be scary. By their very nature, emergencies occur without warning, so even excellent dental health may not prevent an accident from damaging your teeth.  They cannot heal themselves like other parts of your body (such as your bones), so any damage they incur must be addressed quickly to prevent further damage… Read more »