Posts Categorized: Dental Emergency

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.

What Constitutes a Dental Emergency?

You bite down on a piece of candy and suddenly encounter a piercing sensation. While playing a game of football, you take an elbow to the face, chipping or even knocking out a tooth. These situations are two examples of dental emergencies. What do you do when faced with a dental emergency? Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey… Read more »

Dental Emergency FAQs

A dental emergency can be an uncomfortable and confusing ordeal if you don’t know who to call. Fortunately, your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, offers emergency dental services. Dr. Leibowitz can address your discomfort and provide the necessary restorative procedures to return your tooth to full function and health.

How to Prepare Your Teeth to Face an Emergency

By its very definition, a dental emergency is difficult to foresee; therefore, preparing for one may seem frivolous. Understanding the emergencies that your teeth face, however, can help you fortify your tooth’s defenses to lessen the impact that an emergency has on your total oral health. To help you preserve your smile and face a… Read more »

How to Not Stress a Dental Emergency

Protecting your smile from infection and disease is fairly straight-forward; brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day to help control plaque buildup, and maintain a healthy diet to limit feeding the bacteria within dental plaque. Topped off with a regular schedule of dental checkups and cleanings (at least once every six months… Read more »

Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency?

By now, we hope that you know to brush your teeth every day, twice a day, and to floss at least once every day. The especially diligent will also regularly attend their dental checkups and cleanings every six months. These simple yet effective oral hygiene techniques are your best defense against destructive oral health issues… Read more »