Advanced Dental Care of Sarasota
3920 Bee Ridge Road, Building E, Suite C, Sarasota, FL 34233

Hazards of Delayed Treatment of a Dental Emergency

Dental Emergencies

A dental emergency is trauma to the teeth or gums that requires immediate assistance to prevent future damage. Toothaches are among the most common dental emergencies because the pain is a classic side effect of several adverse conditions. While a cold compress and over-the-counter pain medications can temporarily relieve the discomfort, you should still see a dentist in Sarasota right away. Most dentists provide emergency dental care or you can find a nearby emergency dentist to treat you. Whatever you do, do not delay treatment.

Dental Trauma

Dental trauma is a common occurrence. Children are affected the most, with a substantial number suffering damage to their permanent teeth before age thirteen. Injuries to the teeth and mouth include fractures and knocked-out or loosened teeth.

You must get help quickly in a dental emergency to minimize damage and prevent further injury. An emergency dentist in Sarasota will check for soft tissue damage that requires sutures, disturbances in the bite, and loose, dislodged, or broken teeth.

A dental emergency that causes death of the tooth’s pulp, root problems, or knocked-out permanent teeth will need to be monitored carefully by your dentist following the emergency dental care.

Dental Pain – Many things can cause dental pain, including non-dental problems, such as migraine headaches, sinusitis, myofascial inflammation, and TMJ. An affordable dentist in Sarasota will be able to identify the source of your dental pain, which could be caused by the following:

  • Tooth decay
  • Periodontal disease
  • Tooth abscess
  • Pulp inflammation
  • Knocked-out teeth
  • Dislodged teeth
  • Lost fillings and crowns
  • Broken braces

Avoiding a Dental Emergency – Youcan avoid a dental emergency by following a proper dental care regimen. Brushing twice a day, flossing once daily, and avoiding sugary and starch-laden foods will reduce the incidence of tooth decay and gum disease. To lower the chances of having a dental emergency, wear a mouth guard when participating in sports activities; use scissors to cut tape—not your teeth; avoid eating popcorn kernels, hard candies, and crunching on ice. And make sure you have regular dental care by an affordable dentist in Sarasota.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Sarasota, call Advanced Dental Care of Sarasota today at (941) 306-1818 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Sarasota. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Sarasota, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Sarasota. 

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Everyone is friendly, caring and efficient.
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Ed C.
The two dental technicians both were very nice. I apologize I don’t remember they’re names. However they were both pleasant and competent in doing there job.
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I have always been pleased with the dental care I have received at your office.
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It is the only Dental Facility I would ever recommend. The entire staff, to Dr. Levitt are very friendly and professional.
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Jean P.
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Anthony S.
The entire staff are great, friendly and very helpful. The easiest dentist I’ve ever been to.
Johnny C.
Had some tooth pain. Got a next day appt. Needed to replace an old filling. Resolved problem same day. Friendly, competent staff. Dr. Miller replacing Dr. Leavitt. Very good guy. Highly professional […]
Robert G.
Excellent staff, early appointments and I didn’t have to wait forever (like the last dentist I went to) to get appointments.
Jean T.
I love dr. Levitts he is an excellent dentist and I love all the team members I feel very comfortable there and myself and my family will continue to go there for our Dental Care
Donna P.
5 star dentist, yes it can happen to you like it did to me. All of my kids have enjoyed their experience too; enough said!
Andrew Z.
Excellent office and Dr Miller is interested in patient and results. Expected a crown and he did a less expensive and better treatment
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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