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Dental Emergencies Specialist

Adirondack Dental Group

Dentists located in Clifton Park, NY

Tooth problems come in numerous shapes and sizes, and with varying degrees of pain. When left untreated, toothaches have the potential to grow more severe and disrupt your daily life. Laurie Singh, DDS, and Andy Singh, DDS, are experienced dentists at Adirondack Dental Group in Clifton Park, New York, and they understand that dental emergencies are often an unexpected part of life. To receive emergency dental care at Adirondack Dental Group, call today.

Dental Emergencies Q & A

What are common dental emergencies?

An accurate diagnosis from a dentist enables you to receive relevant treatment sooner and prevent larger dental issues from occurring. Common symptoms of dental emergencies that potentially require immediate care include:

  • Loose or missing teeth as an adult
  • Broken or infected tooth
  • Severe toothache
  • Bleeding or aching gums
  • Swollen jaw
  • Trouble breathing or swallowing 
  • Fever 
  • Chronic lesions on your gums
  • Constant headaches
  • Numb teeth
  • Fatigue
  • Metallic taste

If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, it’s important to call the team at Adirondack Dental Group today.

These issues could point to more serious dental conditions such as cracked dental fillings, gum disease, infected roots, tooth grinding (bruxism), untreated cavities, and salivary gland infections. The office ensures appointment availability in these times of need for all patients. 

What are common treatments for dental emergencies?

Adirondack Dental Group offers numerous dental treatment services to provide relief during dental emergencies. These services include:

  • Root canals
  • Fillings
  • Tooth extractions 
  • Dental crowns
  • Dental bridges
  • Veneers
  • Dentures
  • Dental implants 
  • Deep cleanings

The team educates you and provides a complete description of your diagnosis prior to scheduling any treatment services. Dr. Laurie Singh and Dr. Andy Singh work with each patient to make informed decisions. They take into account individual lifestyle factors, overall health history, and dental emergency needs. 

What can I expect in a dental emergency visit?

When you arrive at Adirondack Dental Group with a dental emergency, you’re greeted by a professional, compassionate, and dedicated team. Your dental emergency consultation will include questions such as:

  • Medical and dental history
  • Lifestyle factors
  • Nutrition 
  • Dental self-care routine 
  • Recent trauma
  • Pre-existing conditions 

A comprehensive dental exam following the initial consultation might include X-rays to help the team diagnose underlying causes of the emergency such as gum disease, infections, and cavities. 

The dentists aim to pinpoint the underlying cause of your dental problem in an effort to provide the appropriate treatment, minimize pain, and improve your daily life.

To learn more about dental emergencies and to schedule an initial consultation at Adirondack Dental Group, call the office today.