Posts Categorized: Dental Emergency

Do You Have A Dental Emergency?

A dental emergency refers to any pain, discomfort, or injury related to the teeth or gums. If the issue is potentially life threatening, then proceed to the ER. Otherwise, simply give us a call and we’ll set up a time to visit as soon as possible. We also have tips for easing your discomfort in… Read more »

What To Do In 5 Common Emergency Situations

What do you do when faced with a dental emergency situation? First, if the problem is life threatening, contact 911 to proceed to the nearest emergency room. Otherwise, any pain or injury related to the teeth or gums should be directed to your dentist. We can offer treatment, as well as tips to ease discomfort… Read more »

Your Dentist’s Advice for Dental Emergencies

When you experience a dental emergency, the first thing you want is relief rather than advice. But knowing what to do beforehand can help prepare you to deal with a dental emergency more effectively and find relief faster. Whether one or more of your teeth are accidently chipped or broken, or a tooth is completely… Read more »

Are Chipped Teeth Emergencies?

A dental emergency can mean contacting our office and scheduling an appointment right away for treatment. But what makes a problem an emergency? For example, are chipped teeth considered emergencies? We consider any pain or damage to the teeth reason enough to see the dentist for emergency treatment.

Is It Really a Dental Emergency?

A sudden, sharp toothache; a spot of bleeding when you brush your teeth; severe accidental damage to one or more teeth. A dental emergency can mean different things to different people at different times in their lives. But what’s constant is the need to seek immediate treatment from your dentist as soon as an emergency… Read more »

Take A Look At Common Dental Emergencies

A dental emergency involves any injury or sudden discomfort in your teeth, gums, mouth, or in some cases, jaw. Now, if the issue is potentially life-threatening then you should of course proceed to the emergency room or call 911. Otherwise, you talk to your dentist. When taking a look at common dental emergencies, we hope… Read more »

Quiz: How Do I Address a Dental Emergency?

A dental emergency involves injury or discomfort related to the oral cavity. What steps should you take when you’re faced with an emergency situation involving you or a family member? With today’s quiz, we look at a few methods of addressing common emergency situations.

Tooth Extraction: When, Why, and How to Avoid It

Nature intended that your teeth should serve you well for an entire lifetime. Unfortunately, the reality is often different. Modern dental techniques and technology make saving and restoring damaged teeth more effective than ever, yet there are still circumstances in which tooth extraction in Astoria, NY is in the patient’s best interest. General dentist Dr…. Read more »

What to Do When Your Filling Feels Funky

If you need a filling for a cavity, you’re not alone. An estimated 100 million fillings are placed in patients’ mouths each year in the United States. Most of the time, these fillings will endure for anywhere from 5 to 15 years. Occasionally, however, it’s necessary to repair or replace a filling before then. Dr…. Read more »

Emergency Dental Care Quiz

Have you ever chipped a tooth or suddenly experienced a serious toothache? To address these issues, you may need emergency dentistry. Astoria NY emergency dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, explains the importance of emergency dental care and offers tips for correctly approaching a dental emergency situation.