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Common Dental Emergencies and How Dr. Kocherhans Can Help

May 25, 2022
Posted By: Alpine Family Dentistry

Dental emergencies are sometimes an unfortunate part of life. Whether you’ve cracked a tooth on hard candy or lost a tooth playing baseball with friends, Dr. Brett Kocherhans is a highly skilled and experienced emergency dentist who can help you.

Our team of experts at Alpine Family Dentistry treats every patient with respect, compassion, and gentle care. We also use the most modern, pain-free, and effective techniques to provide the best possible results. 

Here are some of the most common dental emergencies we see at our Eagle River dental office. 

#1 Toothache and Oral Pain

A painful tooth or sore in the mouth indicates something’s amiss with your smile. If you have dental pain, it’s best to contact your emergency dentist to seek swift treatment as it can point to an infection or nerve damage. Don’t shrug off your discomfort; it’s better to be safe than sorry! Dr. Kocherhans can determine the source of your pain, alleviate your discomfort, and find a solution for your needs. 

#2 Swelling and Inflammation 

Swelling and inflammation of the mouth, neck, or face can point to a serious problem, like an oral infection or abscess. Untreated infections can lead to tooth loss, heart attack, stroke, and more. If you notice swelling or inflammation in or around your mouth, please contact us as soon as possible to receive the care you need. 

#3 Broken, Fractured, or Cracked Teeth 

A broken, fractured, or cracked tooth can occur for various reasons. Whether you’ve had an auto accident or slip-and-fall, or you have a deeply decayed tooth, Dr. Kocherhans can get you smiling again in no time. A broken or damaged tooth can damage the tooth’s nerves and surrounding teeth, leading to further damage if not treated by your dentist. Not to mention it can be very painful! Dr. Kocherhans can provide you with the comfort and pain relief you need, while also restoring, repairing, or replacing your tooth with customized solutions. Don’t hesitate to give your emergency dentist in Chugiak a call to get your teeth repaired and pampered. 

Emergency Dental Care You Can Count On 

A dental emergency can quickly spiral out of control without prompt or appropriate care. At Alpine Family Dentistry, we use leading-edge technologies and techniques to ensure optimal outcomes in a comfortable setting. Our dental office is pleased to serve patients from all surrounding areas of Eagle River and Chugiak. 

If you are experiencing a dental emergency, please get in touch with Alpine Family Dentistry for assistance. 


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