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Emergency Dentistry

James Rochefort, D.M.D. -  - General Dentistry

James Rochefort, D.M.D.

General Dentistry & Laser Dentist located in DOVER, NH

The stress and anxiety of a dental emergency can leave you unsure as to what to do in the moment, which is why you need to have a good emergency dentist on call. James Rochefort, DMD, provides exceptional emergency dentistry services at his office in Dover, New Hampshire thanks to training during his General Practice Residency in Asheville, North Carolina. If you’re experiencing a dental emergency, contact Dr. Rochefort’s state-of-the-art clinic in Dover, New Hampshire, as soon as possible.

Emergency Dentistry Q & A

What is emergency dentistry?

Emergency dentistry addresses situations that require immediate attention and urgent care. Dental emergencies can happen in a variety of situations, from automobile accidents to simply biting down too hard on a piece of food.

Good emergency dentists are more than just skilled in the practice of dentistry. To successfully treat urgent situations, an emergency dentist needs to be calm and collected under pressure and exude a demeanor that puts you in a state of trust and relaxation.

Dr. Rochefort is exceptionally skilled at working in emergency situations, and looks forward to providing you with the urgent care you need at the time you need it.

Am I experiencing a dental emergency?

Dental emergencies can take on a variety of forms, including:

  • Knocked-out tooth
  • Cracked, chipped, fractured, or broken tooth
  • A cut or tear on your oral tissues, like lips, gums, cheeks, or tongue
  • Severe toothache

If you think you’re experiencing a dental emergency, don’t wait to come in. Call Dr. Rochefort's office as soon as you experience any oral condition that you think might need urgent care. Dr. Rochefort and his team of dental professionals are here to serve you when you need it most.

What should I do if I knock out a tooth?

If you’ve knocked out your tooth entirely, there are a few things you need to do before coming into the office. First, try to locate the tooth and rinse it off in lukewarm water. When holding the tooth, be sure to avoid touching the roots. You should only ever touch a knocked-out tooth by the crown.

To prevent the roots from drying out, try by keeping it in the side of your mouth or taking it with you in a glass of saliva or milk and call Dr. Rochefort right away. For all of your emergency dentistry needs, call or book an appointment online with Dr. James Rochefort.