April 16, 2024


by Dr. Michel Azer

Dental emergencies may be the last thing you were thinking about when you woke up this morning. But whether it is a cracked tooth or a tooth pain that cannot be ignored, taking care of it as soon as possible is now the only thing on your mind. You may be left wondering, “Where should

I go for an emergency dental situation in Coralville, IA?” The easy answer to your dental emergency is to call Coral West Dental.

Coral West Dental knows that dental emergencies can not be predicted. This is why Coral West Dental keeps extended hours and weekend hours to assist you with your emergency dental situations. Pain from wisdom teeth or an unattended cavity can ruin your day and night. You will want to call your trusted dentist immediately so you can put your dental emergency behind you.

When is it a dental emergency?

A dental emergency can be many different issues, varying in pain and urgency. Some emergency dental situations include:

  • A chipped, cracked, or knocked out tooth
  • Tooth pain that prevents sleep or eating
  • Losing a dental crown or filling
  • Mouth trauma
  • Dry socket due to a recent extraction
  • Orthodontic wires becoming loose and cutting or sticking tongue, cheek, or lips

If you are experiencing any of the above or a similar situation, please do not hesitate to call your dentist immediately. The sooner you call, the sooner you will be able to be seen by the dentist. They can also instruct you on what to do in the meantime. Many dentists keep emergency hours in the evening and on weekends.

Should I go to the ER?

As with any other injury, if the dental emergency is life-threatening such as:

  • Swelling, infection, or abscess that is affecting breathing
  • Fractured or dislocated jaw
  • Deep cuts in the mouth with uncontrollable bleeding
  • Facial fractures affecting airways

If you are experiencing anything like this, please call 9-1-1 or quickly make your way to the nearest hospital.

No one plans on having an emergency dental situation, which can be scary, painful, and worrisome. But knowing who to call and when can put your mind at ease. If you live in the Coralville area and are experiencing pain that prevents you from doing your day to day activities or have a cracked or broken tooth, please do not hesitate to call Coral West Dental today! With their extended hours, you will not have to worry about getting in during regular office hours. Your dental emergency will be treated promptly so you can begin recovery and get back to your life without pain.

About Michel Azer, D.D.S.

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2575 Coral Court
Coralville, IA 52241

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Monday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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