Gentle Dental of West Chester
125 Turner Lane, West Chester, PA 19380

Your Guide to Dental Damage that Requires an Emergency Dentist

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Dental emergencies happen when you least expect it, so you need to know how to react to protect your dental health. Use this handy guide when you face a dental emergency.

  1. If your tooth is sore or tender to the touch, you may be unsure if you ought to seek emergency dental services West Chester. Since this may be masking a more serious issue, it’s better to be safe than sorry so you should get emergency treatment. To soothe any pain, gently rinse your mouth with warm water and then immediately go to an emergency dentist West Chester.
  2. A broken tooth that is very painful and making it hard to talk or chew means you should go to an emergency dentist West Chester immediately. But before you go, gently rinse your mouth with warm water to keep the area clean and you may put a cold compress on your face to reduce any swelling as you go to the emergency dentist.
  3. Has your tooth been knocked out? Try to find the tooth and then hold it by the crown to avoid touching the delicate root. Then, gently rinse the tooth with water and keep it moist by placing it back in its socket or putting it in a glass of milk to bring along as you head to the emergency dentist.
  4. If you suffer a jaw injury, it urgently requires that you seek emergency dental services West Chester. On your way to the emergency dentist, keep a cold compress on your cheek to minimize any swelling.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in West Chester, call Gentle Dental of West Chester today at (484) 643-4417 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in West Chester. With 11 affiliated practices in the Greater Philadelphia area, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental of West Chester, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental of West Chester.

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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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