A dental emergency is any situation which requires immediate attention from our dentist and team to resolve. We recognize that dental emergencies can occur unexpectedly, and we are here to provide timely care when you and your family need it most. In the event of a dental emergency in Atlanta, Georgia, we urge you to reach out to Gentle Smiles Dental promptly at 770-455-6602. Our dedicated team will schedule an appointment with our dentist as soon as possible, ensuring that you receive the necessary treatment without delay.
Dr. Shelly Mixson is ready to address various dental emergencies, including but not limited to:
- Severe or Prolonged Toothaches: Persistent tooth pain can be debilitating and often requires urgent assessment and treatment.
- Loss of Dental Restorations: If you have lost a filling or crown, our skilled dentist can promptly address this issue to prevent further damage.
- Soft Tissue Injuries: Injuries to the mouth’s delicate tissues, such as the tongue, cheeks, lips and gums, can be painful and require immediate attention.
- Cracked or Fractured Teeth: Whether your tooth is cracked, fractured or chipped, our expert team can evaluate the extent of the damage and provide the appropriate treatment.
- Partially or Fully Knocked-Out Teeth: Quick action is vital in the case of a knocked-out tooth to maximize the chances of successful re-implantation.
If you find yourself facing any of these dental emergencies or have encountered a different urgent dental issue, please do not hesitate to contact our office. We will also offer guidance on interim measures to safeguard your oral health until your visit.
In situations involving head or neck trauma, we strongly recommend that you call 911, seek immediate attention at an emergency room or consult your primary care physician before addressing any dental concerns, even if dental damage is present.
For more information on emergency dental care or to schedule an appointment, we welcome your call or visit to our practice. Your dental health and wellbeing are our top priorities, and we are here to provide the expert care you deserve.