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Are My Symptoms Serious Enough to Call an Emergency Dentist?

February 19, 2018

If you’re reading this right now, the chances are that you or someone close to you is experiencing dental pain to some degree. Our bodies don’t care what time it is and will speak up if there is a problem. Determining if the symptoms you are experiencing are severe enough to call an emergency dentist can be difficult, especially when you are feeling discomfort or have been awakened by sudden pain. The majority of our patients are professionals in the financial district of San Francisco who require an emergency dentist right now to avoid missing crucial appointments or presentations.

What is Considered a Serious Symptom?

Here is a list of issues that may require an emergency dentist. If you are a San Francisco resident who is experiencing one or more of the following symptoms, you should contact Dr. Skoulas at Skoulas, DDS as soon as possible. Waiting for a more convenient time is not advisable if you can avoid it. Delaying treatment can result in significant damage, requiring more invasive, time-consuming, costly procedures.

  • Severe pain or sensitivity;
  • Swollen gums;
  • Jaw pain;
  • Bleeding from the teeth or gums.

There are many dangerous conditions underlying these symptoms that San Francisco residents should be aware of. There’s no way for most people to properly diagnose themselves simply using the internet or asking a non-professional acquaintance. What you may assume is just a toothache, may turn out to be much more problematic.

What to Expect When You Call Emergency Dentist, Dr. Skoulas, in San Francisco

Within 24 hours of your call, you can expect to have an appointment scheduled with Dr. Skoulas. She typically will be able to see you in the early morning and late in the day.  An appointment with an emergency dentist is just like any normal visit to the dentist. You can expect Dr. Skoulas to perform a comprehensive oral exam, and she will most likely take x-rays to help determine what is causing your discomfort. From there you should receive immediate treatment for your dental emergency and if needed, a prescription for your pain and/or infection. San Francisco patients will be provided with a list of Instructions for home care, and if the situation warrants, more appointments may need to be scheduled.

Providing you with effective, high-quality care that not only relieves your pain and discomfort but also provides you much-needed peace of mind is something we take pride in. When you are in need of an emergency dentist, it is vital that you feel confident and comfortable, as this may be your first visit to our offices. Dr. Skoulas is among the few dentists in San Francisco who can accommodate nearly every request, saving you time with her conveniently located office as well as the extended availability that her patients may require.

Don’t Take Chances With Your Smile

If you’re in need of an emergency dentist call us at (415) 757-0110 and let us help you start feeling better. Take advantage of this service now to avoid further disruption to your busy life.

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