Emergency Care

Emergency Pediatric Dentistry in Denver, CO

At Northfield Pediatric Dentistry, we understand that dental emergencies can happen at any time, and when they do, you need immediate and expert care for your child. We are dedicated to providing comprehensive emergency pediatric dentistry services in Denver, Colorado, ensuring your child’s dental health is our top priority, even during unexpected situations.

Overview of Emergency Dentistry

Dental emergencies in children can be distressing for both parents and young patients. These situations may require immediate attention to prevent further complications and alleviate discomfort. Common pediatric dental emergencies include knocked-out teeth, toothaches, and broken teeth. Recognizing these emergencies and knowing what to do can make all the difference in your child’s oral health.

Our pediatric office is equipped to handle a wide range of dental emergencies, including but not limited to:

  • Toothaches
  • Knocked-out teeth
  • Broken or chipped teeth
  • Dental infections
  • Soft tissue injuries

What to Do During a Pediatric Dental Emergency

In the event of a dental emergency involving your child, the following immediate actions can help:

  • Stay calm and reassure your child to minimize anxiety.
  • Assess your child for any possible head trauma or fractures. If you suspect a head injury, your child should be assessed in the ER. 
  • Some injuries may not require immediate attention:
    • “Shark teeth”- when an adult tooth comes in behind or in front of a baby tooth
    • A fillings crown or spacer dislodges
    • A tooth looks discolored (yellow, grey, black)
    • Call your provider if:
      • A tooth is knocked out
      • A tooth is fractured
      • There is swelling present
      • There is excess bleeding
    • Contact Northfield Pediatric Dentistry immediately for guidance and to schedule an emergency appointment.
      • We can be reached via phone, email, or text message.
      • When contacting our office regarding a dental emergency, it is helpful to provide us with your child’s name, date of birth, an explanation of the nature/timing of the incident, and a photo, if applicable.

      Contact Northfield Pediatric Dentistry Today for Emergency Care

      When a dental emergency occurs, you can count on Northfield Pediatric Dentistry as your trusted partner in ensuring your child’s oral health. Your child’s well-being is our priority, and we are here to provide expert care when you need it the most. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and seek immediate dental care.

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