Dental emergencies

Dental emergencies, like other adverse and sudden medical conditions, should never be ignored. It is highly recommended that a dental professional be consulted if bleeding, swelling or any other painful sensations occur. Even injuries that seem small can affect the living tissues inside the teeth. Quick treatment improves the odds of saving injured or damaged teeth.

We provide a wide range of emergency care to help you when you need it most. Here are some examples of oral emergencies or conditions that might arise:

Leukoplakia is a white or gray patch that develops on the tongue, the inside of the cheek, or on the floor of the mouth. It is the mouth's reaction to chronic irritation of the mucous membranes of the mouth. Leukoplakia patches can occur at any time in your life, but it is most common in senior adults.Your dentist may suspect leukoplakia upon examination; however, a biopsy will likely be taken to rule out other causes, such as oral cancer.  Below is an example that was caught by Dr. Kwong:

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This  patient had been to several specialist with the condition on her lips and Dr. Kwong was able to treat it:

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This patient broke their tooth and in one visit Dr. Kwong was able to repair the damage: