Should the unexpected happen and you have a dental emergency, where do you go? And, what exactly qualifies as a “dental emergency?”
If you’re not sure of the answer, you’re not alone. According to a study conducted by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF,) one of the top avoidable three reasons for emergency room visits is due to dental issues. Perhaps surprising for many is that often even the most gritty dental incidents can be addressed by a dentist—from a toothache emergency to several knocked out teeth.