There are many reasons for needing to have a tooth removed (dental extraction), in fact it's one of the most common reasons to see an emergency dentist. Normally having a tooth removed is an option that patients elect for when a tooth is beyond repair, or when previous attempts at repair have been unsuccessful. Occasionally … Continue reading Tooth Extraction
What to do when you have a knocked out tooth
A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms around the tissues of the tooth and can spread into the surrounding tissues. It is most often caused by a bacterial infection of the pulp of the tooth secondary to decay or trauma to the tooth. They are not always immediately painful or symptomatic, … Continue reading What is a dental abscess?
There are many reasons why you may get cuts and soft tissue injuries in and around the mouth, including trauma and unexpected reasons like sharp pieces of food or unexpected foreign objects in food (like bone).
A trip, a fall or a blow to the mouth can happen at any time, and can lead to the front teeth or tooth being damaged. This can be very distressing, as other than pain and loss of function, you are damaged cosmetically. This can lead to self-awareness and shyness, and affect you psychologically … Continue reading Broken Front Tooth