Emergency Dentist in Madison, WI
Oak Park Dental
7617 Mineral Point Road, Suite 120
Madison, WI 53717
Phone: (608) 833-4466
If you have experienced a dental emergency or mouth injury, contact us immediately. A dental emergency that is examined and treated soon after the incident has more care options; prompt professional help creates a higher probability of achieving a full recovery. It also reduces pain and keeps the emergency from getting worse. We want to help you maintain your radiant smile! Oak Park Dental strives to put your emergency dental needs first. Time is so crucial that we will help you to schedule an emergency appointment as soon as possible. You may also call us and we will answer your dental question. Dr. Gyurina has been working as an emergency dentist in Madison, WI since 1999. She has the experience to help you recover after a mouth injury or dental issue.
Please follow the following guidelines in the case of an emergency. But remember! These guidelines are only first aid, not treatment. You’ll need to visit a dentist for professional care in order to recover. It is essential to quickly schedule an appoint with us as soon as you can after you’ve experienced a mouth injury or had problems with your teeth.
Chipped, Broken, or Cracked Tooth
- Contact us right away and we can help you to decide how critical immediate treatment is for your situation.
- The more pain or damage you experience the larger the emergency.
- If possible, save any pieces of the broken or chipped tooth; rinse them with warm water.
- Rinse your mouth with warm water.
- Use a cold compress to reduce swelling and pain.
- If you are bleeding, apply gauze to stop the bleeding.
Knocked out Tooth
- Contact us as quickly as possible; the quicker you can get to a dentist the more likely the tooth will be successfully returned to its socket.
- Save the tooth, but hold it by the crown; do not touch the root.
- Keep the tooth moist. Save it in a container of milk. If you’ll be visiting a dentist immediately, keep the tooth wet with saliva in the pocket of your cheek.
- Be sure not to scrub the tooth.
- Schedule an appointment with us ASAP.
- Rinse your mouth with warm water; floss to remove food or debris between teeth.
- Check the area for swelling; if you experience swelling, apply a cold compress to the area.
- Use an over-the-counter painkiller to control the pain.
- Do not apply aspirin or other painkillers directly on your teeth or gums; this may burn your gum tissue.
- Do not ignore the pain; even if the pain disappears temporarily the infection may still be present. It is essential to visit a dentist before the situation grows worse.
Lost Filling or Crown
- Contact us to schedule an appointment immediately.
- In the case of a lost filling, use an over-the-counter dental cement to protect the area and reduce pain until your appointment.
- In the case of a lost a crown, try to place the crown back in it original position; use over-the-counter dental cement on the inner surface before you attempt to reinsert the crown.
Dental emergencies must be considered extremely serious. Contact us immediately so our staff can help you get your stunning smile back. Our experience with cosmetic dentistry gives us the expertise to help you achieve a smile the will give you confidence, even after you’ve had a mouth injury. We also focus on patient comfort; we know how painful dental emergencies can be. Contact us today for an emergency dentist appointment in Madison.