Just like every other thing, it is common to have a dental emergency and most of the time, it is unavoidable. Treating dental emergencies is a common thing for the dentist daily. Usually, periodontal problems result in dental emergencies, but dental trauma is also lesser than anything. When anything happens suddenly, do not get panic because panicking cannot solve the problem but it can worsen it. Keep yourself calm and run to an emergency dentist.
At this moment, most people will have one question in their mind i.e., what exactly is the difference between an emergency dentist and a general dentist? Both the dentist practice dentistry for the betterment of their patients. An emergency dentist can be a good general dentistry practitioner but a general dentistry practitioner cannot be a good emergency dentist.
Although, it is always advised to visit the dentist if any dental emergency occurs. But people love to first try some things and tactics at home. If the emergency or problem persists then people visit the emergency dentist. Anyway, let us know some of the basic tactics that can help in treating dental emergencies. Let us ponder on these pointers.
Among all major dental problems, one of the most common dental emergency is a toothache. Do you know, tooth he is completely different from other types of pain. If any pain relievers in the night time or by taking rest, but toothache always gets intense by lying down on the bed. Toothache usually occurs due to ignorance of periodontal health for a longer duration. Some of the emergency dentists work only by taking appointments. So, in the meantime, you can try some anti-inflammatory agents or analgesics that can help you to inside the pain for some time.
You can also, use the clove oil on and around the tooth area to subside the pain for some time. It consists of eugenol which helps in relieving the toothache.
The second most common dental problem is a broken tooth. The tooth never always break due to trauma or injury, sometimes a mild crack or exposure of dentin can result in a broken tooth. It can also be categorized under the fractured tooth. You can consider dental implants to replace the broken tooth. But while visiting the emergency dentist, you can cover the fractured tooth with sugar-free gum.