Calgary’s Dental Care
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17th Avenue Dental Center
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10 -5315 17 Ave SE, Calgary AB T2A 0W2, Canada | Directions

Emergency Dentistry

Calgary's Dental Care
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Emergency dental extraction handled in Calgary

Emergency Dentistry Calgary - Tooth Ache Ouch! A slip and fall on wintertime ice or an aggressive hockey practice leaves you with a badly damaged or dislodged tooth. Or maybe you’ve been trying to ignore an intermittent toothache, but wake with a swollen face and acute pain. You can count on prompt, compassionate emergency dental treatments at Calgary Dental Centers, which include Extraction, Pulpotomy, Pulpectomy, Root canals, Fillings, prescription for antibiotic and/or pain killers, etc. We see all types of dental emergencies same day, during clinic hours. If a problem occurs after hours, just call (403) 768-1339 for caring advice.

When a dental emergency requires extraction

We reserve time in our daily schedule to see emergency cases. If your dental emergency requires extraction, the procedure follows these basic steps:

  • You are settled into the chair, and the tooth area is thoroughly numbed with local anesthetic. (Extractions with oral conscious sedation are handled at our 17th Avenue Dental Center location.)
  • The dentist uses special tools to loosen the damaged tooth from the ligaments and bone that hold the roots in place.
  • A sterile gauze pad is placed over the socket, and you bite down gently to stop bleeding.
  • You receive care instructions to avoid dry socket and ensure speedy healing, and a prescription for pain management medications, if necessary.
  • The dentist may talk with you about options to replace the tooth – a partial denture, bridge, or dental implant – once healing is complete.

While emergency dental extraction sounds a bit unsettling, the procedure is straightforward and usually completed in under an hour. Most patients relax the rest of the day, eat soft foods for a day or two, then return to their normal routines.

We hope you never experience a dental emergency, but be assured that you are in good hands at Calgary Dental Centers should it ever happen. Become a patient today by calling (403) 768-1339 to schedule an appointment.
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