Prompt Attention: Tooth Injury Orem

Dental traumas are divided into two broad categories: fractures and luxation injuries. Fractures include chips and cracks; luxation means a tooth that has been displaced or misaligned. Both are treated regularly at Cascade Endodontics in Orem. Chipped teeth account for most dental traumas. Fortunately, most of them can be repaired, either by reattaching the broken…

Help! I Need Emergency Dental Care!

Nobody plans on having a dental emergency. We all like keeping our teeth in our mouth and we don’t like when they hurt, thank you very much. But unfortunately, dental emergencies still happen. Rest assured that Cascade Endodontics will do everything we can to assist you during this painful and scary time. Our practice is…

Avoid Dental Emergencies With These Tips

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Hi, I’m Dr. Jon Jenson. And I love my patients–but I would prefer to see less of them. That would mean their mouths are healthy! Here at Cascade Endodontics in Orem, I see a lot of dental emergencies, tooth pain, and gum disease. I am happy to be able to help my patients leave my…

The Painful Truth About Toothaches

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It’s a universal fact: Toothaches always get worse on Friday night right before the weekend. Waiting to care for a sore tooth may leave your Orem dentist saying things like, “I wish you had come to me sooner.” Even with all the various causes of mouth concerns, a toothache sends a simple, clear message: get…

What Is An Avulsed Tooth?

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At Cascade Endodontics, we treat all kinds of dental emergencies. One of these that we sometimes see is avulsed teeth. A tooth avulsion is probably something you aren’t familiar with – until it happens to you.

5 Quick Tips For Dental Emergencies

5 Quick Tips For Dental Emergencies

Knocked Out Tooth: Gently handle the tooth by the crown being carful to not disrupt the root of the missing tooth. If possible rinse tooth and put back in place. Never force to tooth into place. You may also hold in your mouth until you reach your dentist. If this is not possible place tooth in a cup of milk or water with a pinch of table salt. Saving a knocked out tooth has the highest chance if seen within 1 hour so act quickly but be careful to handle to tooth properly.