What is a dental emergency?

A dental emergency occurs when your teeth or gums becomes injured or damaged, requiring immediate attention. At Rainier Dental Center, we are here to guide you through any dental emergency you or a family member may encounter. Common dental emergencies include:

  • Severe tooth pain, especially when biting or chewing
  • Knocked-out teeth (avulsed teeth)
  • Loose teeth
  • Broken or chipped teeth
  • Impacted teeth
  • Gums that have been cut or bleed consistently
  • Dental trauma or accidents

No matter your dental emergency, Dr. Obiora E. Nkwonta and our caring dental team are here to help you with quality dental emergency care in Seattle, Washington.

What do I do in a dental emergency?

While your teeth may have been affected, it is important to visit the emergency room or make an immediate appointment with your doctor if your head or neck has been hurt or injured. In all other cases, we invite you to call our dental office today and schedule an appointment. Our experienced dentist is committed to treating you as soon as possible. In many cases, we may be able to see you that same day. As a knowledgeable team, we are also here to answer any questions you may have and provide at-home remedies in the interim. We are skilled in treating patients of all ages. For more information, do not hesitate to contact us today.