Woodlands Elite Dental Partners

Emergency Dentistry

Advanced General & Cosmetic Dentistry located in The Woodlands, TX

Emergency Dentistry

Emergency Dentistry services offered in The Woodlands, TX

Dental emergencies are unexpected and require immediate dental care. At Woodlands Elite Dental Partners in The Woodlands, Texas, Arthur J. Johnson, DDS, Maria G. Liñan, DDS, and the team of dental experts have the expertise to get you the care you need around the clock. If you have a dental emergency, call the office now. For less urgent needs, you can schedule an appointment during office hours or book online.

Emergency Dentistry Q&A

What is emergency dentistry?

Emergency dentistry is a service that treats urgent oral health problems. The Woodlands Elite Dental Partners team offers all aspects of dental health care and can provide the care you need in times of emergency.

If you develop a serious issue with your oral health, don’t hesitate to call the practice for guidance on your next steps.

When is emergency dentistry necessary?

You may question whether or not your oral health concern is an emergency. Here are common dental emergencies:

  • Knocked-out tooth
  • Severe toothache
  • Chipped or broken tooth or teeth
  • Lost filling or crown
  • Oral abscess
  • Cut or laceration to your cheek, gums, or tongue
  • Damaged restorations
  • Stuck objects between your teeth
  • Broken orthodontics

No matter your oral health problem, you can always feel free to call the experts at Woodlands Elite Dental Partners at any time. 

In some cases, they may advise you on how to treat your oral health issue at home until you can be seen by your dental professional. In other cases, they may ask you to arrive at the practice as soon as possible for an evaluation and treatment.

How can the need for emergency dentistry be avoided?

Though you can’t predict when a dental emergency might arise, you can take proactive steps to protect your oral health and reduce your chances of issues. They include:

Watch what you eat

Your teeth allow you to chew food for proper digestion, but you should be aware of what you eat to keep your teeth strong and healthy. For example, to avoid cracking or chipping a tooth, stay away from hard candy, and be careful not to chew ice.

Use your teeth for eating and nothing else

It’s easy to want to use your teeth for ripping open packages, biting your nails, or chewing on pen caps, but these habits can cause harm to your teeth. 

Wear a mouthguard

Oral health injuries can easily happen during a sports activity, whether you’re a professional athlete or simply play for pleasure. Either way, wearing the proper gear, such as a mouthguard, can protect you from an injury to your mouth and face.

If you or a loved one need emergency dentistry, call Woodlands Elite Dental Partners now to get medical attention. Call to book an appointment during office hours or use the online scheduling tool for less urgent matters.