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John E. Tiano DDS, PC and Associates


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Wexford (724) 935-9720
West Mifflin (412) 466-9466
Pleasant Hills (412) 655-9600
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Emergency Dentist

What To Do In Case Of A Dental Emergency

Emergency Dental

Are You A New Or Current Patient?

If your dental emergency is trauma related; broken, fractured, chipped or cracked tooth and you experience the following symptoms; bleeding from the nose or ears, loss of memory or consciousness, dizziness, disorientation, severe head or ear ache or if your teeth do not fit together properly after the incident, you should immediately go to a hospital emergency room for evaluation.

During any of our open office hours please call 1-800-833-8485 to schedule an emergency dental appointment or if you are trying to contact us after hours fill out the form and we will contact you as soon as we open the following day. Don't let fear of the dentist affect your overall health, here at The Dentistry: "We Cater To Cowards."

Severe Dental Pain / Tooth Pain

If you are unable to schedule an appointment because our offices are closed there are several treatments that may offer temporary relief from severe tooth pain. If you have a fever, shortness or breath, feel fatigued or dizzy as a result of your tooth pain you should seek immediate medical attention. If your discomfort is tolerable until the next day over the counter pain relievers may offer you some comfort. You can also apply a cold compress to the affected area to reduce swelling, which may also offer you some relief from the pain.

Broken Or Knocked Out Tooth

If you have chipped, broken, or lost a tooth do not touch the root, handle the tooth by the crown (chewing surface) only. Apply a cold compress to reduce swelling of the effected tooth. If the damaged or missing tooth is a baby tooth there is no need to save the tooth. If possible rinse the tooth gently with milk or saline and place the tooth in a small container, a sealed zip lock bag will suffice, with the same solution you used to clean the tooth. Bring your tooth with you to our office so our dental staff can determine if the tooth can be salvaged.

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