Dental Emergencies

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Toothache / Lost Restorations / Traumatic Injuries / Fractures / Head and Facial Trauma

Dental injuries and dental emergencies are extremely common. Approximately one third of children have experienced some type of dental trauma and even more have experienced a dental emergency. There are two peak risk periods for dental trauma, the first being toddlerhood (18-40 months) when environmental exploration begins, and the second being the preadolescent and adolescent period when sporting injuries become commonplace. The topics above are the most common dental emergencies people may encounter, also included is some helpful advice on how to deal with these situations.