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What is a dental emergency?

Often individuals are faced with situations dealing with dental problems in the middle of the night, where they are unable to get to their own dentist. In this case a dental emergency may come to mind in order to get these problems resolved. So, what is a dental emergency? A dental emergency is a type of medical emergency that involves an individual’s teeth, or parts of their mouth. When dealing with pain that continues to get worse and the individual cannot contact their dentist their only option to seek professional help would to seek a 24 hour emergency dentist. Read below to find more answers about dental emergencies.

If an individual is experiencing a dental emergency, but is after hours and only have Medi-Cal insurance what can they do?

In many cases, the only available options would be to contact your dentist to see if they will see you in this emergency, or find a dentist who takes Medi-Cal or even order a prescription. Often, dentist offices are closed and will not agree to see individuals after hours, so in this case, the best option would be to contact an emergency dentist. The individual could even purchase over the counter pain relievers to help them throughout the night until they can seek professional help.

If a 12 year old child has chipped their tooth and is bleeding is this considered a dental emergency or can it wait until dentist hours? How can you tell if the tooth is a baby tooth or adult tooth?

In many cases, the individual can decide to wait until their normal dentist has opened their office, which is if the individual has got the bleeding under control. If not, the individual may consider taking the child into a 24 hour emergency dentist. Once the individual has got to the dentist office, the dentist can inform the individual on which tooth has been injured.

Can an individual get their tooth pulled without any insurance?

When an individual is faced with what they believe may be an emergency and either cannot afford treatment or there is not a dentist available the individual can go to a dental school that is close to where they live to get the procedure done at a lesser price. The individual can also look into a local hospital that has dental professionals or even a dental emergency clinic. Another option this individual may have is a free dental clinic. The individual can search for a free clinic in their area by going to http://www.freemedicalcamps.com/

Dental emergencies happen every day, either it be after dentist hours, the weekends, or even to individual who do not have the money or dental insurance. Where do these individual turn to in order to receive the medical attention they need? Where can individuals find answers on whether their symptoms need to be looked at; at a dental emergency clinic? Where can an individual find a 24 hour dental emergency department in their area? These questions can be answered by the thousands of Experts.
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