We Can Offer Prompt Care If Your Tooth Is Cracked Or Broken

Cracking a tooth, or breaking a portion of it, can expose you to an infection that puts your oral health in jeopardy, and causes notable pain. While these are concerns that you should take seriously, many people have a more immediate concern – in addition to causing pain, dental damage can seriously hurt your smile! At our Prairie Village, KS dentist’s office, we recognize just how serious it can be when a person experiences a dental injury. Because of this, we are ready to deliver emergency oral health care when it might be required. (more…)

Protecting Your Injured Tooth Before A Dental Appointment

Because your Prairie Village, KS dentist is able to meet patients and provide emergency dental care, you can enjoy prompt treatment when a tooth is injured or in pain. With that said, even if you have arranged same-day treatment, you still have to worry about your problem tooth until you arrive for care. What can you do to make sure the condition of a broken tooth does not worsen? How can you make sure a loose or dislodged tooth remains safe until you arrive at our practice? When you call to schedule urgent care, we can offer suggestions to help you travel with the tooth safely, and to address the discomfort that you are in. (more…)

An Untreated Dental Injury Can Lead To Infection

You may wish you could just put the problem behind you, but you should be careful not to ignore a dental injury! If your tooth is cracked or broken, or if you have problems with pain after the incident, you may have a bigger oral health concern on your hands than you realize. There is a risk for infection after a dental injury, which can put you at risk for significant oral health problems. Leaving the problem untreated can cause you to suffer worsening pain, and it can even lead to the loss of your tooth! Our Prairie Village, KS dentist’s office is ready to provide restorative care if you injure a tooth. In fact, we can make ourselves available to you for emergency dental treatment so that the problem can be addressed as soon as possible. (more…)

We Want Patients To Know They Have Access To Emergency Care

If you hurt your tooth, or even lose it, your first instinct may be to panic. This is understandable – on top of causing potentially serious pain, a dental injury can leave your appearance altered in a significant way. Hopefully, you never have to go through this experience, but if you do, you should know that our Prairie Village, KS dentist’s office does provide emergency dental services. Our patients can count on us to promptly respond to dental pain, or a dental injury, in order to fully resolve the matter. In addition to taking care of your discomfort, we are prepared to provide restorative dental work that can bring back the smile you enjoyed before your dental emergency! (more…)

Don’t Panic! Our Dentist’s Office Can Provide Urgent Care

If you experience a dental emergency, it can be hard NOT to feel at least a little panic set in, particularly if your tooth is damaged or lost. While this is certainly a distressing experience, you can count on your Prairie Village, KS dentist to make sure the problem is properly and promptly addressed. We are prepared to provide emergency dental care when a patient experiences a dental emergency, or when they start to feel a persistent and alarming discomfort. A quick response to your troubles can make it easier for us to save your tooth, and ensure you spend less time in pain. (more…)

Tips For Supporting A Dislodged Tooth After An Injury

What should you do with a tooth if an injury knocks it completely loose from your smile? Is there any hope of having it returned to its proper position, and if so, what can you do to make a successful recovery more likely? One important thing to understand is that your tooth can only be dislodged for a limited time before it will not be appropriate to return it. You should also be aware that safe handling of the tooth can improve your ability to have it put back in place. At our Prairie Village, KS dental office, patients can count on us to bring them in for prompt emergency dental care in situations like this. We can also provide tips when you call in for safely handling your tooth. (more…)

Is Your Dentist Ready To Help You During An Emergency?

When you see a professional for any service, you should feel confident that they can deliver the support you require. When it comes to oral health care, our Prairie Village, KS dental office is prepared to help you manage your dental health under normal circumstances, and when you experience a dental emergency. Access to emergency services can be important – when your tooth is knocked out, or just injured, you can have a limited time where it can be saved! During urgent treatment, Dr. Browne will make sure the tooth’s damage is fully addressed, and that you have the appropriate restoration placed on it. Our practice provides lifelike, modern dental restorations in order to take care of the tooth itself, and your smile. (more…)

Managing Discomfort After A Dental Injury

When patients at our Prairie Village, KS dental office require emergency dental care, they can count on us for prompt support. Being able to secure dental care on short notice can make saving a dislodged or badly damaged tooth more likely, and it can mean spending less time in discomfort. Of course, even with access to urgent care, you can find yourself in considerable discomfort before treatment! Managing discomfort after a dental injury can be important, and it can help you remain calm. In some cases, pain relievers can be enough to make the problem manageable. In situations where you have a broken or dislodged tooth, we can recommend measures to follow in order to limit discomfort and also protect your tooth. (more…)

We Can Help You Address Pain After A Dental Emergency

While pain relievers like aspirin can bring some relief after a tooth injury, you may suffer from significant discomfort until that injury is addressed by your dentist. At our Prairie Village, KS dental office, we make emergency dental services available for our patients when they have an urgent need for care. Cutting out a waiting period for professional services can be important for saving a badly damaged tooth. In some cases, prompt care can even lead to a dislodged tooth being saved! Emergency care can also be important because it means your discomfort can be managed without an unpleasant delay. (more…)

What Will Happen If My Injured Tooth Can’t Be Saved?

If your tooth is badly injured, it is important that you seek professional dental treatment as soon as possible. While the damage may look severe, in many cases an injury does not result in the loss in a tooth. At our Prairie Village, KS dental practice, our patients have the opportunity to contact us and arrange emergency dental care if they experience a dental injury. While these urgent appointments often lead to a damaged tooth being saved, some injuries are too traumatic for a tooth to be saved. In these cases, we can arrange the safe extraction of the tooth, and we can provide you with a lifelike dental prosthetic that improves both your appearance and dental function. (more…)