Dental Emergencies – Elk Grove, CA
Our Elk Grove Dentist, Dr. Karan Pannu, understands Dental Emergencies and offers flexible hours to accommodate those who need extended dental care options. We are open Monday-Friday and take dental appointments in Elk Grove starting at 8:30am and we book our last appointment of the day at 5:00pm.
We also field calls related to emergency dental help in Elk Grove, after business hours. If you are experiencing a need for emergency dental care in Elk Grove or the greater Sacramento area, give our office a call at 916-478-0222 and schedule a an appointment sooner than later. We may not be available all hours of the night, but we will be sure to get back to you within a timely fashion and recommend techniques to alleviate and comfort your dental emergency in Elk Grove issue.
In the event of a life threatening or serious medical emergencies we recommend you call 911 immediately.
For dental emergencies that are not life threatening please fill out the form below or contact our office anytime at 916-478-0222.
A toothache may feel like a sharp pain or a dull ache. The tooth may be sensitive to pressure, heat, cold, or sweets. In cases of severepain, identifying the problem tooth is often difficult. Any patient with a toothache should see a dentist at once for diagnosis andtreatment. Most toothaches get worse if not treated.
Wisdom Teeth Pain
Impacted wisdom teeth that cause pain or other dental complications are usually removed. Some dentists and oral surgeons also recommend removing impacted wisdom teeth that don’t cause symptoms to prevent future problems.
Hot & Cold Tooth Sensory
Pulpitis is inflammation of dental pulp tissue. The pulp contains the blood vessels the nerves and connective tissue inside a tooth and provides the tooth’s blood and nutrients. Pulpitis is mainly caused by bacteria infection which itself is a secondary development of caries (tooth decay). It manifests itself in the form of a toothache
A tooth fracture is a break or crack in the hard shell of the tooth. The outer shell of the tooth is called the enamel. It protects the softer inner pulp of the tooth that contains nerves and blood vessels. Depending on the type of fracture, the tooth may not cause any problems or it may cause pain.