Call 850.203.3318 to reach our dental office in the event of a dental emergency.
Dr. Jim Lassiter is a dentist in Jay, Florida that offers emergency dental services to patients. Whether patients have a knocked-out tooth, tooth pain, or a broken dental bridge, Dr. Lassiter and his team are committed to finding the appropriate solution in a timely manner. Learn about emergency dentistry as a general dental service below:
Dental Emergencies and Treatment Options
Common dental emergencies that may be treated include:
- A chipped or fractured tooth
- Tooth abscess
- Dental infection
- Knocked out a permanent tooth
- Severe toothache
- Broken or lost dental restoration
We offer multiple treatment options to patients. Our professional team:
- Fights tooth infections
- Treats gum swelling
- Relieves tooth pain
- Provides dental implants
- Repairs chipped, cracked, or fractured teeth
- Repairs and replaces dental fillings and crowns
- Provides emergency tooth extraction
Emergency Dentistry FAQs
What do I do in the event of a dental emergency?
Call Dr. Lassiter’s office as soon as possible if you are having a dental emergency. Seeking immediate treatment is the most effective choice because many dental concerns such as a lost or broken tooth worsen over time. If you are experiencing a dire emergency dial 911.
What do I do if my tooth gets knocked out?
If your tooth has been knocked out contact our office immediately. If possible, retrieve the lost tooth. Lightly rinse the tooth and place it in a cup of saliva or milk to transport it to us. A tooth that is preserved like this may be able to be replaced within one hour of loss. Dental implants, dental bridges, and dentures can be used to replace the missing tooth if it cannot be rescued.
What do I do if I am feeling severe tooth pain?
You can take an over the counter pain reliever to improve symptoms. In severe cases, your pain may be caused by tooth decay or an abscess. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Lassiter if pain persists and apply a cold compress if you are experiencing swelling.
What do I do if an object is stuck between my teeth?
Do not use any sharp objects to try to remove the object as it may damage the tooth or gums. Gently floss between the teeth to see if this can remove the object. Contact our office if you can not remove the object.
What do I do if my dental crown or filling breaks or falls out?
If you contact our dental office we will be able to construct and fit you with a new dental restoration. Do not attempt to reglue your restoration or reach your crown or filling.
What do I do if my denture or dental bridge breaks?
If possible, schedule an appointment at our office and bring the broken appliance with you. Dr. Lassiter will help you to determine the best treatment plan for replacing the appliance.
Schedule an Appointment
Call Dr. Lassiter’s dental office today for emergency dental care at 850.203.3318. For non-emergency dental treatment, you can request a consultation with Dr. Lassiter on our website.