Simply put, a dental emergency is an oral health-related problem that requires immediate treatment

Getting the urgent care needed can save a tooth, relieve pain, and prevent an infection from progressing.

Here are some common dental emergencies:

  • Unrelenting tooth pain
  • An abscess
  • A knocked-out (avulsed) tooth
  • A dislodged (luxated) tooth
  • Soft tissue (tongue, cheeks, lips) injuries
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Swelling of the cheeks or face
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What Should You Do if You or a Loved One Experience a Dental Emergency?

Stay calm and call 507-532-3353 to reach the Smile Designers team right away. We will schedule your emergency dental appointment and provide you with tips on managing your situation in the meantime. In the event you have any of the emergency conditions mentioned about and can’t reach us, please head to your nearest emergency room or urgent care facility.

What if I have an urgent dental problem not listed above?

For urgent dental issues, not listed above, there are often times, common home remedies or products that can be acquired from a local pharmacy with the assistance of the pharmacist that can get you by in case we cannot be reached or if you are traveling far from home. Please try calling us first at 507-532-3353. We are here to assist in any way possible, including utilizing pictures from your smart phone to give you advice remotely.

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