What is a dental emergency?

A dental emergency is any injury or damage to the teeth or gums that poses a threat to your overall oral health. Common dental emergencies include:

  • Severe toothaches
  • Broken teeth
  • Avulsed (knocked-out) teeth
  • Objects lodged between teeth
  • Lost or damaged dental restorations
  • Abscesses or cysts on the gums or around teeth
  • Cuts or injuries to the gums, cheeks, or tongue

At our dental practice, our dentist and dental team are skilled and equipped to handle dental emergencies.

What should I do if I have a dental emergency?

If you have experienced any sort of head trauma, regardless of whether your teeth or gums are damaged, visit the emergency room immediately. For all other cases, we encourage you to call Dr. Dennis Sacry as soon as possible. Our knowledgeable dental team will be able to provide thorough instructions to care for your teeth and gums at home until you are able to come into our office. We will also set up a time for you to come and visit with us as soon as you are able. We assure you the fastest, most efficient emergency dental care in Whitehall, Montana. For fast information and help, we urge you to contact our dental office immediately.