Emergency Dentistry

What to Do If You Chip a Tooth

By on July 30th, 2019

Accidents happen. Whether you slip and fall or bite down on something hard, you can accidentally chip a tooth.

Once you realize what has happened, you may start to panic, especially if you chip one of your front teeth. What should you do? How can you get it fixed?

Below, Dr. Kennedy and the team at Turnagain Dental share what you should do if you chip a tooth.

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Can You Put a Knocked-Out Tooth Back in the Mouth?

By on February 28th, 2019

A knocked-out permanent tooth is one of the few real emergency situations in dentistry. Knocking a tooth out may seem like a traumatic event, but the truth is that it happens all the time among active people of all ages. When a tooth is knocked out, the damaged nerves and blood vessels cannot be saved, but the bone and tissues that normally cover the root can be reattached.

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Examples of Dental Emergencies

By on September 1st, 2016

In spite of our best efforts, sometimes dental emergencies happen. When they do happen, they can be worrisome. There can also be a question of what exactly constitutes a dental emergency.  People are not always sure if they should wait to see the dentist during normal business hours, or if they should call immediately, regardless of the time of day. Let’s talk about examples of dental emergencies, and if you should wait to see the dentist—or if you should do an online search of the term emergency dentist Anchorage, AK.

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I’m Having a Dental Emergency! What Do I Do?

By on July 8th, 2016

No question about it – a dental emergency can really wreck your day.

Whether you woke up with sharp pain in your tooth or you were hit in the face by a surprise fly ball during your recreation league softball game, you need help and you need it quickly.

If you need emergency dentistry in Anchorage, AK, you can turn to Turnagain Dental. We leave space in our schedule every day for the inevitable emergencies, so call us right away so we can get you in to assess the emergency and provide necessary treatment.

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