Why People May Need Emergency Dental Services People sometimes think that emergency dental services are for people that get a toothache in the middle of the night. While this does happen, there are potentially dozens of other situations that can occur in which someone might need to see a dentist quickly. Some of these involve accidents or mishaps while others are more or less unexpected occurrences.
Tooth is hit by something
Teeth can be knocked out or partially knocked out when they make contact with something. This can be an attack like a mugging or from an auto accident. There are cases when people trip on the carpet at home and hit their teeth with something. Sports accidents like being hit with a baseball bat or running into a wall when playing basketball are common. An animal like a horse can move suddenly, kick or eject a rider. Everyday, people have teeth come out completely or are partially knocked out by some unexpected event.
When this happens, people will want to handle the tooth by the portion that would normally be seen in the mouth and not the root. These teeth can often be replaced back into the mouth but …