Trauma can affect your mouth, just like any other part of the body. This is often the result of a blow to the mouth from a sports accident, a fall around the house, or an automotive collision. In some of these cases, the force can chip a tooth or damage a dental crown.
I a moment like this, you might need to seek emergency dental care from a professionally trained dentist like Dr. Feldman.
While making your way to Dr. Feldman’s dental office, you need to resist the temptation to the tongue, play with, or manipulate the damage dental crown. Every little bit of movement has the potential to damage to the abutment.
If your mouth is bleeding or unwanted debris is causing irritation, you can gently rinse it away with lukewarm saltwater. Dr. Feldman and his associates will handle any other cleaning measures for the damaged teeth and dental work.
If the anchoring abutment inside dental crown hasn’t been directly traumatized, Dr. Feldman might be able to reseat the dental crown.
If an anchoring abutment or the internal structure of a tooth has been significantly harmed Dr. Feldman might need to perform a root canal. This special endodontic therapy will restore sufficient structure to complete a dental crown restoration.
If you are in the Washington, District Of Columbia, area and you have just suffered a significant oral trauma, you should call 202-362-8412 to seek emergency dental care at James K Feldman DDS’s dental offices.