What is a dental emergency?
Dental emergencies can be times of anxiety and fear, and our dental team at Anchor Dental is here to help you feel calm and confident in receiving the quick, effective treatment you need. A dental emergency in Anchorage, Alaska, includes conditions, accidents, and trauma that require immediate attention. Among the most common dental emergencies Dr. Moody sees are:
- Knocked-out teeth
- Objects lodged between teeth
- Severe tooth pain or sensitivity
- Partially dislodged teeth
- Injuries to the gums or lips
- Broken or lost dental restorations
- Trauma to the jaws, gums, or teeth
Whatever your smile faces and when, our kind dental team is here to help in any way we can.
What should I do in a dental emergency?
If you are facing a dental emergency, we encourage you to contact your dentist as soon as possible. We will do our best to see you as soon as possible, striving to see you that very same day. We will also walk you and your family through the steps you can take until then to manage pain and take care of your smile. If you have experienced trauma to the head or neck, we encourage you to visit the emergency room or general doctor first.
For dental emergencies, please call 907.337.9434 now. We hope to help you in this stressful time.