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What Is A Dental Emergency?

The category of “dental emergency” includes more things than you may think! While some emergencies like bleeding gums or knocked-out teeth are very obvious, lots of other things like toothaches, objects lodged between the teeth, and pulled-out dental work also require immediate dental care.

Not sure if you need immediate treatment? Our advice is simple. If you think that your issue requires immediate emergency care, you’re probably right! So just give us a call at (719) 282-6636 to tell us about your issue, and we can schedule you for same-day or after-hours care right away.

What To Do During A Dental Emergency

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Call Us Immediately

No matter what your emergency may be, you need to call Tuttle Family Dentistry at (719) 282-6636 immediately to talk to one of our team members and schedule an emergency appointment. While we do accept walk-ins, we prefer that you call ahead. This helps us prepare for your visit and provide you with the care you need more quickly once you arrive at our office in Colorado Springs.

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Take Steps To Treat Pain, Discomfort & Bleeding

If your mouth is bleeding, you can use clean cotton balls or paper towels to absorb blood, which should slow within 45 minutes to an hour. Over-the-counter medication like ibuprofen or acetaminophen can help with discomfort. Placing an ice pack on the cheek for 10 minutes at a time can also help with pain and swelling. These are temporary steps, though. It’s important to come to Tuttle Family Dentistry ASAP for a permanent solution to your emergency. 

Same-Day & After-Hours Appointments

At Tuttle Family Dentistry, we take pride in providing both same-day care and after-hours emergency appointments for all of our patients in Colorado Springs. We know how painful and scary a dental emergency can be, and that sometimes you can’t wait to get the help you need.

So if you’re having a dental emergency, don’t wait. Call us at (719) 282-6636 and tell us about your issue. If it’s a serious emergency, we’ll schedule a same-day or after-hours appointment right away to give you the help you need ASAP.