When children have dental emergencies, parents often panic. Fortunately, when you have a team of experienced pediatric dentists nearby, there’s no reason to worry. At Pediatric Dental Group of New York, with locations in Albany and Glens Falls, New York, the team offers emergency dentistry services when you need help the most. Call the office in your area or click on the online appointment scheduler to arrange your child’s visit.
Your child might need pediatric emergency dentistry care if they have a sudden problem involving their teeth, gums, jaw, or oral appliances. In general, emergencies are those situations that require immediate professional care because your child has severe oral damage, trauma, or pain.
But, if your child has any life-threatening dental injury, proceed to the nearest emergency room. The Pediatric Dental Group of New York specialists also offer hospital dentistry services, so they can help your child while hospitalized.
Call Pediatric Dental Group of New York immediately to let the team know you need help. In the meantime, there are a few things you can do to make your child more comfortable and prepare them for treatment. These include:
While these measures can help, professional dental care is essential in an emergency. The team works you into the schedule as soon as possible.
With some simple preventive tactics, you can avoid many common pediatric dental emergencies. Some good safety rules for children to follow include:
The Pediatric Dental Group of New York team may recommend additional tips to help your child stay healthy and avoid dental emergencies.
If you have any questions about dental emergencies, or if you're not sure whether your child needs emergency dentistry services, just call the nearest Pediatric Dental Group of New York office to speak with a friendly team member during any regular office hours. Or, you can always book regular pediatric dentistry visits through the online appointment scheduler.