Call our office. During normal office hours, we will schedule you as quickly as possible. After normal office hours, you will be instructed on how to get in touch with Dr. Cregar.
Accidents happen all the time
in the most unexpected ways.
If you’ve suffered any kind of injury
to your mouth, do not delay!
Make an appointment to have everything checked out.
Severe Periodontal disease and Periodontal abscesses left unchecked could result in:
- serious infections
- lose of teeth and gums
- health and blood issues
If you have any kind of immunity disorder or heart disease this needs immediate attention.
Sounds a bit scary?
This is why there are no pictures here.
If any major changes in your gums or soft tissue occur,
DO NOT WAIT!
These are warning signs of something bigger that needs to be looked at immediately!
You’ve broken a tooth,
the nerve is exposed,
you’re in a lot of pain,
waiting is not an option!
Waiting to see a dentist can (and most likely will) make the matter worse the longer you delay.
This IS a dental emergency.
We need to evaluate the problem, NOW, because:
You may need antibiotics before any treatment can be started.
OR you may need to be refereed to an oral surgeon.
Doctor Cregar IS that oral surgeon!
He performs a full of range emergency dental services.
A piece of advice from the doctor “DON’T WAIT.”
Do not wipe off the tooth, it is still alive and there is a nerve inside.
Place the tooth inside your mouth, between the cheek and gums.
If milk is available place the tooth in a container with milk.
Now come in to the dentist a.s.a.p.
Time is crucial if you want a shot at saving that tooth.
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder is a condition that effects the hinged joint of the jaw. This joint is located near your ears.
Swelling, inflammation near ear, jaw locking, clenching and grinding, headaches, earaches, disturbed sleep.
Permanent damage, lose of teeth, bone deterioration, permanent jaw locking or stiffness, pushing teeth out of alignment…
This is a muscle dysfunction with several treatments and therapies available but not until you make the decision to stop living with the pain.