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Receiving Emergency Dental Services

Our Columbia, TN dental practice is ready to take on the trouble you are having with your smile, even if you need help as soon as possible. Dental emergencies can be both scary and stressful, but you can have an easier time reacting to a potentially serious problem when you know where to turn for help. We can welcome you on short notice and work to resolve the issue that has impacted your oral health. That can mean taking care of a broken tooth, responding to a pain that has started to become intense, or addressing any other problem that seems to call for attention on short notice.

A Serious Dental Problem Is Something We Can Address On Short Notice

When something feels seriously wrong with your oral health, or when you feel like you are vulnerable to a significant problem, know that our practice is prepared to promptly meet with you and provide the appropriate care for your dental emergency. The type of care you receive will depend on what state your tooth is in. We can talk to you about what to expect when you arrive. Fortunately, because we can provide restorative dental work that still preserves your smile, you will not have to worry about problems with your appearance even if you need more involved services.

How Will Your Dentist Respond To Your Emergency?

In some cases, we can respond to dental injuries through cosmetic services. The advantage in taking this approach is in our ability to provide more conservative work and still preserve your smile. While restorative dental work can be more involved, it still takes care to maintain your appearance, but it also provides important bite support. If the problem is so serious that your full smile cannot be preserved, we can discuss treatment with the appropriate prosthetic appliances.

Avoiding Serious Problems With Dental Decay

While it can be difficult to know when you might be vulnerable to a physical injury, the steps you take to protect your smile against decay will help you avoid trouble that can lead to urgent services. Problems with advanced pain and sensitivity can occur when a tooth becomes infected, something that can happen when you have a severe cavity that you continue to ignore. At a routine visit, we can let you know that something is wrong even before you start to worry about the health of a tooth.

Talk To Your Columbia, TN Dentist About Your Dental Emergency

While our Columbia, TN dentist's office certainly hopes you never find yourself with an urgent dental problem, we want you to know that you have access to care on short notice if you ever require it. At your appointment, we can look for the most conservative treatment approach that we can recommend. If you want to know more about this or any other service that we provide, please call Creekside Family Dentistry today at (931) 388–3384.

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