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How To Avoid A Dental Emergency.

What Is A Dental Emergency?
I'm certain that we would all like to avoid any dental emergency but what exactly is considered a dental emergency? There are are few things that requires a dentist immediate attention.
A toothache or painful tooth
Pain on a tooth that is waking you up at night and or spontaneously coming on
Any part of the mouth or gums that has suddenly swollen up
Bleeding gums
A growth or leson in the mouth that has not gone away for 2 weeks
A knocked out tooth
A cracked or chipped tooth
Painful wisdom teeth
Infection in the mouth
A pimple on the gums which may indicate an abcessed tooth
Broken filling
Sharp teeth that is scratching the tongue or cheek

Avoiding A Dental Emergency.
Here are a few tips that can help you avoid having a dental emergency
Practice good oral hygiene. Being consistant with your brush and flossing with reduce that bad anerobic bacteria therefore reducing your chances of getting a cavity.
Visit the Dentist regularly for check ups and dental cleanings.
Reduce sugary sweets, Alcoholic beverages and quit tobacco products
Get regular Fluoride treatments to protect your teeth from cavities

Dental emergencies are no fun but knowing the signs and how to handle the emergency is important.

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