Dental Emergency In Islamabad

Dental Emergency In Islamabad

If you have a dental problem that requires urgent care, the emergency dentist at Z Dental Studio offers same-day treatment in Islamabad. So let's just say you have intense pain, or if you have a chipped tooth and you have to be somewhere, we can help you relieve you from the pain and make you feel better. 

We are open from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. 

Here's how you can schedule an emergency dental appointment near you: 

To schedule an appointment, reach us at 03455336999 anytime during the day. If you're unable to reach us you can also request an appointment through our form and, somebody from our managing side will be in touch with you. 

We are happy to let you know that we provide emergency dental services to our new and old patients. Apart from our high-quality dental services, we're located in Islamabad. 

What is a Dental Emergency?

Being a dental care for years in Islamabad, we advise our patients to always take preemptive measures and regular checkups and dental cleaning procedures in order to avoid any dental emergencies. That being said, there are times when unforeseen dental problems do occur and patients want them rectified. 

There are a couple of ways to tell if you're having a dental emergency, for instance, if you broke, lost a tooth in an accident, or if you're experiencing intense tooth pain it's better to call us immediately and we'll schedule an appointment for you right away. 

On the other hand, if you chipped a tooth and there's mild to no discomfort you can postpone the treatment for a day or two maximum. However, to be on the safe side, you must schedule an appointment with us as soon as possible. 

If you are experiencing mild sensitivity whenever you're eating or drinking something hot/cold, you can schedule an appointment with us after a day or two. 

Schedule an Emergency Dental Appointment in Islamabad

To schedule an appointment with us, call at 03455336999 during business hours. If our office is closed you can leave us an email at our contact form and someone from our manager side will be in touch with you. 

Z Dental Studio is a dental clinic providing high-quality services to its patients for a decade. We have a wide range of emergency services for the people of Islamabad.

What kind of emergency services do we provide? 

  • Immediate Root Canal Treatment 
  • Emergency extraction for removal of infected tooth/wisdom tooth 
  • Emergency relief of toothache
  • Treatment of oral infection/ drainage of abscess
  • Broken/knocked out tooth
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Signs and symptoms of Dental Emergencies

If you have a dental emergency you have to find a dentist near you for urgent dental care. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms marked below call your dentist right away. 

  • Prolonging pain due to consuming hot and cold food/drinks
  • Severe toothache that doesn't get resolved even after taking analgesics
  • Swelling in and around the gums
  • Intense bleeding of the gums
  • Locked jaw

Types of Dental Emergencies

  • Dental Abscess

These are the worst and are painful. According to the NHS, a dental abscess is a collection that is formed inside of the tooth. Dental abscesses can develop due to a failed root canal treatment, a carious lesion inside the tooth, and even a fractured tooth. 

On the other hand, a gum abscess develops because of periodontal diseases. A piece of food stuck between your teeth and gums can also cause a gum abscess. Due to hormonal changes, pregnant women are predisposed to get a gum abscess. 

The most common signs of a dental/gum abscess are intense shooting pain and a ball of pus around the infected area. Most of our patients describe that pain as a throbbing pain and, laying down makes it worse. Other common symptoms that our patients have reported are: 

  • Radiating pain 
  • Bad breath
  • Sensitive to touch
  • Intense pain when chewing from the affected side

A dental/gum abscess requires immediate dental care. Delaying any procedures to get rid of the abscess might lead to an increase in the severity of the pain, spreading of the infection, and in the process harming other teeth and might even give you a fever. 

Drainage of the abscess and a prescription of antibiotics are our dentists' first go tos. However, treatments may vary from patient to patient. Our dentists always recommend a follow-up visit for a comprehensive treatment plan.

In some cases, our dentists might even recommend an immediate root canal treatment or extraction of the tooth. 

  • Infections 

There are many kinds of infections, an abscess is just a kind. Gum diseases or in other words Periodontitis/ Gingivitis take months to develop and if left untreated can turn into a dental emergency. This type of infection can occur because of loss of bone, mobility of multiple teeth, and plaque or calculus deposits. 

If this type of dental emergency isn't looked after it might lead to tooth loss.

  • Traumatic Dental Injuries

If you bite your lip by mistake, usually that isn't considered a dental emergency but still may require care. 

However, if you happen to bite your tongue, that might require urgent care. If the tongue injury is so severe that it's bleeding profusely, we recommend visiting the emergency room of a hospital. 

Most commonly, children and teenagers are likely to be involved in a traumatic injury because they're involved in physical activities, and in comparison, their bone isn't as dense as adults. Traumatic injury in this age cohort usually occurs because of sports activities, accidents, and falls. 

If you get a tooth knocked out of position or is completely avulsed from the bone, it will require immediate dental care by our dentists. Ideally, you should visit us within 30 minutes of the accident and bring the tooth with you. 

If your tooth gets completely knocked out, you should pick it up from the crown and not from the roots, avoid harsh cleaning and try to replace it back into the socket, if you're unable to do that we recommend placing the avulsed tooth in a cup of milk and bring it with you to us. 

For preventive measures, we recommend our patients wear mouthguards to prevent such injuries.

If you experienced a dental injury where you're bleeding profusely we recommend avoiding rinsing and applying pressure to the affected area. Also, avoid cleaning that area as that may inhibit clotting of the wound. 

  • Cracked, Chipped, Or Broken Tooth

Accidental injuries, eating crunchy food and tooth decay are the most common reasons to crack or break a tooth. 

If you're not involved in a traumatic injury and have a chipped tooth, it's unlikely that you might require urgent dental care and the treatment can be delayed for a day. However, chipped teeth are unpleasing to the eye and some of our patients do want an immediate solution for it. Some fractures of these chipped teeth might even extend to the roots of certain teeth and in that case, hence classifying it as a dental emergency. 

  • Loose fillings Or Dislodged Crowns

If you lost a dental filling or a crown, it must be addressed immediately. For instance, if you lose a crown of a tooth that was root canal treated, it's highly unlikely that you will have any hot or cold sensation or pain because the nerves are dead however, that tooth is susceptible to a fracture and an immediate replacement is necessary. 

What are the risks of not treating a Dental Emergency? 

If you have a dental emergency you can schedule a visit with us by calling us. 

Delaying any procedures might make the condition worse and might lead to tooth loss. In case you chipped a tooth and you have a social gathering that you have to attend you can schedule an appointment with our emergency dentist during our working hours. 

If you have a dental infection, there's a chance that the pus might lead to other parts of your body and can have deleterious effects such as nausea, fever, severe pain, and cluster headaches. 

How do you prevent a dental emergency? 

You can easily prevent dental emergencies. For example, dental abscesses usually occur because of poor oral hygiene and unaddressed dental cavities. Visiting us for a routine checkup after every 6 months can help you avoid getting a dental infection. 

Furthermore, you should follow good oral hygiene and modify your diet. Also, replacing your toothbrush after every 3 months or when the brush bristles wear off has helped many of our patients. 

Wearing a mouth guard during sports activities can prevent minor injuries and dental trauma. 

Avoiding hard, sticky foods especially if you have gone through various dental treatments can also prevent you from getting a chipped tooth. 

Weekend Emergency Dental Services In Islamabad by Z Dental Studio

We've opened up our availability on Saturdays so now we are open 6 days a week plus at very convenient times during which you can visit us. 

Where to go for an Emergency Dentist In Islamabad

If you're experiencing a dental emergency in Islamabad, give us a call and we'll be more than happy to accommodate you. However, you have to keep in mind our timings, so for instance, if you have a dental emergency late at night we would advise you to look for a clinic that has extended hours of operation that can help you out. 

Since we're a multi-specialty practice, our mission is to provide you with the best dental treatment that is in this city. Above all, we're a patient-centered practice, for us, your comfort and convenience are our priority. We would highly recommend you go through our services before booking an appointment. 

Getting Urgent Dental Care In Islamabad

If you experience a dental emergency, we recommend taking action as soon as possible. If you're having difficulty in trying to find answers for your emergency, we recommend giving us a call and we'll be able to guide you better. On the call, we'll be able to tell you if your dental emergency needs immediate action or if it's advisable for you to wait for one to two days. 

Z Dental Studio
First Floor, Mount View Plaza, School Road, Super Market, F-6 Markaz Islamabad, 44000

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