If you experience a dental emergency, defined as painful swelling in the mouth or pain uncontrolled by ibuprofen (Advil) and acetaminophen (Tylenol), you can call our practice at (206) 842-6624. In many cases we will be able to see you the same business day for dental emergencies. If it is imperative that you speak with the dentist on call during evenings or weekends, the contact phone number is on our office voice message.
While dental emergencies are rare, they can happen. These below are true dental emergencies that are best to have treated very soon.
- Increasing swelling of the mouth with pain
- Broken jaw
- Permanent tooth knocked out
- Object caught between teeth that cannot be removed easily.
- Severe toothache that prevents normal sleeping