Dental Emergencies in Northern Utah
If your child is experiencing a dental emergency, don’t panic! It’s important to call our Utah dental offices as soon as possible. We understand how overwhelming and scary it may be. That’s why Mountain View Pediatric Dentistry provides same-day and after- hour emergency dental care for existing patients.
When to See a Dentist
Dental emergencies happen when you least expect them. Our caring and compassionate dental team will treat your dental emergency quickly and efficiently. If your child is suffering from any of the following conditions, it may be time to see a dentist.
- Throbbing & painful toothache
- Lost filling
- Chipped or broken tooth
- Knocked-out tooth
- A traumatic injury
- Painful infections
Don’t put off seeing a dentist if your child is experiencing a dental emergency. His or her injury may lead to more significant problems if left untreated.
How to Avoid Dental Emergencies
There are several precautions you can take as a parent to avoid accidents and injuries to your child’s teeth. Supervise your child when running around, reduce trip hazards from your home, and have your child wear a mouth guard and helmet when participating in sports. Finally, visit Mountain View Pediatric Dentistry every 6 months to make sure your child’s teeth are healthy and strong.