Blog - Emergency dental visit

  • What is an extreme dental emergency?


    Posted by: Brian Hernandez | On: April 22, 2024

    Most of us think of a toothache or a chipped tooth when hearing ‘dental emergency.’ But there’s a more intense level. Extreme dental emergencies cause a lot more than just tooth pain. They can make you bleed a lot, or even break facial bones. Do you know what an extreme dental emergency looks like? We’ll find out […]

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  • Do You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

    Wisdom teeth FAQs

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: June 27, 2015

    Given all the other nonsense floating around social media, I’m not surprised to see this item circulating how dentists allegedly rip off the public: wisdom teeth extractions.  So let’s talk about the following questions, then cover the answers.  Unlike most of my articles, this is going to be a lot of LISTS!  I’ve also included […]

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  • Dental Myth: Knee on the Chest to Pull a Tooth?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: February 18, 2013

    In all my years of being a dentist in Charlotte, NC, I’ve heard a lot of interesting stories from patients about bad experiences.  No doubt, the large majority of them are true, but there are a few dental myths out there that always give us in the profession a good chuckle.  One of my personal favorites is […]

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  • Doc, My Toe Fell Off – But I Didn’t Do Anything Since It Didn’t Hurt

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: February 13, 2013

    I’d like to start off this post with a short story written by my friend and colleague, Dr. Alan Mead, on his blog Mead Family Dental. I have a friend who told me about something that happened to him recently. “So I was jogging the other day and one of my toes fell off. It […]

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  • A Toothache Can Kill You

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: July 22, 2011

    Yes, a toothache really can kill you, but visiting your dentist could literally save your life.  😀 BTW, the post is SFWK (Safe for Work or Kids).  As much as I use photos to illustrate points, no worries here.  This post will NOT upset your stomach at all.  No gory photos! Infection from a Toothache […]

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