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Untreated dental problem and dental carries can worsen over time if not treated in a timely manner. Your oral health is a significant part of your overall health. It cannot be overlooked. This is the reason why it is imperative to make regular visits to your dentist to get general check-ups done in order to ensure your oral health is not compromised in any way.

Oral health problems like plaque, cavities, or gingivitis commonly occur due to a lack of sufficient dental hygiene routines. 1 out of every 2 adults aged 30 and over in the U.S. has periodontal disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Below we will list some circumstances when you may require emergency dentistry treatments:

1. Continuous toothaches

Toothaches vary, and while some can be ignored, others cannot. An over-the-counter painkiller will not always do the job, especially when the toothache is keeping you up at night. You must see your dentist right away. If you’re experiencing sharp and persistent toothaches, don’t wait for it to get “better” and consider getting treated.

2. Bleeding gums

Bleeding gums can signify a severe gum disease or infection. Keep in mind that infections are easily treated in the earlier stages but over time, they can spread and become chronic conditions. Overlooking your gum disease can also increase the onset of periodontal disease. 

3. Tooth loss

Whether you suffered from tooth loss due to a sports injury or any other accident, an emergency visit to your dentist is essential. This is because the gum tissue and nerves around your tooth could have been severely damaged, and this can lead to your oral health significantly worsening.

4. Wisdom tooth pain

Wisdom teeth are basically third molars that typically come out during your late teens to early twenties. If you don’t have enough space in your jaws for them to grow comfortably, you may experience unbearable pain. This is another circumstance when you must visit your dentist and get an emergency tooth extraction done. Moreover, your wisdom tooth can also decay or get a cavity.

Boulevard Dental offers a range of services including a range of cosmetic and emergency services. Our efficient emergency dentistry services treat all your unforeseen dental problems in a timely manner. For more, call at 661-947-7737!

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