Dental emergencies that are potentially life threatening and require immediate treatment to stop ongoing tissue bleeding, alleviate severe pain or infection, and include: Uncontrolled bleeding, Facial swelling that potentially compromises the airway, Trauma involving facial bones, Severe dental pain from pulpal inflammation, third molar pain/swelling; Abscess, Tooth fracture resulting in pain or causing soft tissue trauma, Dental trauma with avulsion/luxation, Final crown/bridge cementation only if the temporary restoration is lost, broken or causing gingival irritation, Suture removal, Denture adjustment on radiation/oncology patients.
You should not come in if you have traveled anywhere to highly affected areas in or out of the country within three weeks, or if you have been in contact with someone who has tested positive or traveled to those areas in that time frame. You should not come in if you have a runny nose, are sneezing or coughing, or fever. We ask you call your primary care doctor and discuss any types of symptoms you are having.
Infection control protocols, mandated by the CDC and ADA, have been paramount in our office since it's inception. Your health and safety are our primary concern. To mutually protect our patients and team moving forward, we are taking this time to install additional equipment designed to mitigate microbes and viruses such as COVID - 19 from the treatment rooms.
A denture or a complete denture as it is often called, is an appliance that is inserted in the mouth, replaces natural teeth and provides support for the cheeks and lips. The teeth are made of highly esthetic plastic.