Dental emergencies vary in their severity. They can range from simple cuts and scrapes to full-scale jaw fractures. But, we want you to know that we have taken care of dental emergencies for patients in New Castle, Richmond, Muncie, Hagerstown, Spiceland, Connersville, Rushville, Greenfield, Pendleton, or for that matter anywhere in east Indiana or even Indianapolis! . We will do everything we can to make you and your child more comfortable. Depending on the nature of your child’s injury, you may need to do different things. Please read below or call us.
Because dental emergencies often involve a blow to the head or face, you should take your child into the nearest emergency room or call 911 anytime they lose consciousness or if they have trouble breathing. You should also visit the emergency room if your child has either of these symptoms:
Not all dental emergencies need a trip to the emergency room. If your child has a dental injury but is otherwise fine, you can contact our office to meet with an emergency pediatric dentist. We will work hard to see your child as soon as possible. Here are a few reasons to seek emergency dental care.
If your child experiences mild dental trauma, you might be able to treat them from the comfort of your own home. Here are a few examples of when at-home care would be appropriate.