When dental emergencies strike, the team at Layton Family Dental of Fort Collins is here to provide you with prompt, compassionate care. Led by Dr. Aaron Layton, DDS, our practice is equipped to handle a wide range of dental emergencies with the urgency and efficiency you need. Understanding the stress and discomfort that come with emergencies, we prioritize your comfort and aim to address your concerns as quickly as possible.

Recognizing Dental Emergencies

Recognizing Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies can range from sudden tooth pain to accidents resulting in broken or knocked-out teeth. Recognizing the signs of a dental emergency is the first step towards getting the care you need. Some common dental emergencies include:

  • Severe toothache
  • Chipped, cracked, or broken teeth
  • Knocked-out teeth
  • Lost fillings or crowns
  • Abscesses or severe infection

If you're experiencing any of these symptoms, it's crucial to contact us immediately. Early intervention can be the key to saving your tooth and preventing further complications.

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

In the event of a dental emergency, taking the right actions quickly can make a significant difference in the outcome. Here are some steps to follow:

  • For knocked-out teeth, try to place the tooth back in the socket or keep it moist in milk or saliva.
  • If you have a broken tooth, rinse your mouth with warm water and apply a cold compress to reduce swelling.
  • Call Layton Family Dental at (970) 419-4711 for immediate assistance and advice.

Our Approach to Emergency Dental Care

At Layton Family Dental, we understand that dental emergencies are unexpected and can be highly stressful. That's why we offer:

  • Same-Day Appointments: We strive to see emergency cases on the same day to alleviate pain and address the issue promptly.
  • Comprehensive Care: Whether you need a temporary fix to relieve pain or a more complex procedure, we are equipped to handle your needs.
  • Patient Comfort: Your comfort is our priority. We use gentle techniques and can provide sedation options to ease your anxiety and discomfort.

Preventing Dental Emergencies

While not all dental emergencies can be prevented, regular check-ups and maintaining good oral hygiene can significantly reduce the risk. Routine visits allow us to catch potential issues early and provide treatments that can prevent emergencies down the line.

Contact Us Immediately for Emergency Dental Services

If you or a loved one is experiencing a dental emergency, don't wait. Contact Layton Family Dental of Fort Collins immediately. Our dedicated team, led by Dr. Aaron Layton, is ready to provide the urgent care you need to get back to comfort as quickly as possible.

For non-emergency appointments or to learn more about our general and specialized dental services, visit our Services page.