Emergency Dentistry

Emergency Dentistry

CHATTANOOGA DENTAL ARTS OFFERS FAST EMERGENCY DENTISTRY

Dental emergencies tend to be sudden, frightening, and very inconvenient. Maybe your child has cracked a tooth while having fun on the playground, or maybe a severe pain has cropped up in a back tooth after chewing on something particularly hard. Whatever your family’s situation is, you can trust the team at Chattanooga Dental Arts to provide compassionate, effective relief. Please don’t hesitate to contact at 423-698-3607 today if you’re in need of an emergency appointment. Drs. Jancy Parkerson-McGovern and Daniel McGovern see urgent cases as soon as possible, and often on the very same day as your call.

What can you do in the interim to help improve the situation, though? Here are some helpful tips for how to manage some of the most common dental emergency cases we see before you’re able to reach our office:

Knocked-Out Tooth

If you or a family member has knocked out a permanent (“adult”) tooth, time is truly of the essence when it comes to determining whether or not reattachment is possible. If you still have the tooth, gently rinse any foreign debris from the surface (while leaving all connected natural tissue untouched and intact) and then place it back into its original spot within the mouth, holding it there. If this can’t be done, put the tooth in a container of milk and bring it with you to our practice right away.

Rinse your mouth with warm water in order to clean the injured area. Facial swelling is likely to occur after an injury like this; cold compresses against the face can help reduce the effect as you make your way to our office.

The pain may be being caused by something stuck between the teeth. Floss and rinse thoroughly in order to dislodge any foreign debris; if the discomfort persists, please reach out to our team. You may take painkillers in the interim, but do NOT place them directly on the tooth or gum tissue, as it may cause a burning sensation.

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What patients say about us

Here's some kind words from a few of our happy patients.

B

It was my first time here, and I was blew away by the staff, these are the nicest people ever, I had a warm welcome upon entering and the hospitality did not stop. What a great staff. If you need a dentist I highly recommend you to give this business a try. My hygienist was the best, and I felt really comfortable with her. I had went to a dentist up the road first and I wasn’t treated the same upon my entry to their establishment so I remembered talking to a ladie that worked at this dental office sometime back, I drove down the street until I saw this office and I’m so glad I did. Thanks for a great dental experience.

Brenda S.

P

I went to this office for the first time today & felt like they were glad to help me. I felt at ease & was impressed by everyone! Michelle & Brittney were great & Dr Jancy made me feel confident my needs would be met. I will go here for all my dental needs & highly recommended it!

Phyllis V.

F

My experience has been great! I get extremely nervous when I go to the dentist. They make sure I’m comfortable and always make me feel more relaxed. Everyone on the staff that I’ve encountered have been super nice!

Felicia B.

J

Front desk is always very kind and helpful. Michele is great, best and most thorough cleanings I’ve ever received. Had to get a crown today, Dr Jancy and Jessica were absolutely terrific. Most painless and comfortable experience at any dentist office I’ve ever been to. Highly recommend

Joe S.

G

I absolutely love Michelle. If you are looking for a dental hygienist, pick her! Dr Parkerson is very thorough and I am pleased with the abutment and crown she placed. She was very caring and made sure I was not in any pain during the procedure. They are the best!

Grace W.