Emergency Dentistry Services for:

* Mouth, Jaw or Tooth Trauma
* Lost Dental Fillings or Dental Crowns
* Incessant Tooth Pain

Call Lakewood Family Dentistry at (303) 237-4831.

If you have been in an accident or experienced injury to your teeth, mouth or jaw, please contact us for emergency dentistry services. Delaying treatment for a dental emergency may only increase the risk of permanent damage resulting in more extensive and costly restorative dental treatments. If you are suffering from pain our dentists can help. Whether you have lost a filling, broken a tooth, or are looking for remedy to severe tooth pain, don't put off emergency dentistry treatment.

Pain is your body's signal that something is wrong. It also means it's time to seek help for something you might have been postponing. Not sure if your problem is a dental emergency? Below is a list of various dental emergencies and steps you can take to reduce the discomfort.

Tooth impact and loss – Carefully rinse your tooth without removing any attached tissue. If possible, hold the tooth in place in the socket, or else place the tooth in milk and seek our emergency dental services immediately.

Fractured/Broken Tooth -- Save any pieces of the broken tooth and rinse your mouth out with warm water. Contact our office to determine treatment options.

Dental Abscess -- If you find a pimple formation or swelling on your gums, rinse with salt water and immediately contact our dental team. Abscesses can lead to more serious infections if not treated promptly.

Toothache -- Rinse your mouth out with warm water. Next, use dental floss to make sure there isn't any food or other debris causing the pain. If the tooth pain persists, call our office.

Protecting your Smile

Maintaining good oral hygiene is essential to preventing numerous dental emergencies. Practice normal brushing and flossing, avoid chewing hard items like ice, fingernails or candy. If you play sports, wear a protective mouth guard to reduce the risk of excessive force or trauma to your smile.

If you think you have a dental emergency that needs immediate attention, call Lakewood Family Dentistry now at (303) 237-4831.