Emergency Dentistry

in Summerville, SC!

If you or a family member needs to see an emergency dentist in Summerville, our team at Seastone Dental is available to help. We offer same-day emergency dentistry for patients who are suffering from dental issues that can’t wait for the next open appointment. If you have any questions or need to get in touch with our team right away, please call our office.

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How can I get an emergency dentist appointment?

Should a dental emergency arise in your household, we ask that you call our office right away. Once you have described the situation, our team can offer advice over the phone and begin clearing our schedule and preparing a treatment room for your arrival. Giving us time to prepare allows the process to speed up considerably and ensure that you receive the best care possible. There are also cases in which emergency assistance is not needed and we can find a convenient time for you to come in at a later date. If you are unsure if you are experiencing a dental emergency, you are welcome and encouraged to call our practice so we can advise.

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What is considered a dental emergency?

There are a few situations that are almost always considered dental emergencies. Any time a tooth needs to be saved or you are experiencing severe pain, swelling, or bleeding, you should call us right away and then head straight to our office. Dental emergencies that require immediate care include:

  • Cracked, Broken or Knocked-Out Tooth
  • Severe Swelling or Pain
  • Lost Dental Restoration
  • Excessive Bleeding
  • Abscess
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How can I avoid needing emergency dental care?

Sometimes unpreventable accidents occur that require emergency dentistry, but there are a few things you can do to help prevent a dental emergency from occurring in your home. Many dental emergencies begin as minor issues that go untreated for too long, resulting in emergency care being required, like a small toothache that is ignored until it turns into unbearable pain. Scheduling regular visits with our team and practicing good oral hygiene at home is one of the best ways to avoid needing emergency dental care. If you participate in aggressive contact sports, we also offer custom athletic mouthguards that can protect your smile from potential trauma.

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