The term “dental emergency” is used loosely to include anything that should be seen by a dentist before your next regularly scheduled dental exam. Dental emergencies can include fractured teeth, knocked out teeth, loosened teeth, broken fillings, cuts, lumps, mouth sores, strange tastes, infections, anything painful, and more. Because of the variety of dental emergencies, the degree of urgency varies. Call us right away for the best result. Some emergencies can be prevented by using a mouthguard. Regular dental visits keep your teeth and gums in good health and provide an opportunity catch small problems before they become emergencies.
American Dental Association (https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/d/dental-emergencies)
Your Dentistry Guide (https://www.yourdentistryguide.com/emergency/)