Posted on 6/20/2018 by Dr. J. Derek Tieken
| Family vacations are supposed to be a chance for you and the people you love most to spend quality time together relaxing and exploring parts of the world you've never experienced before. The last thing you should have to deal with during your trip is a dental emergency!
At Tieken Smiles Dentistry, we handle emergencies all the time in our League City, TX dental office. Some of those patients were here from out of town! We're always happy to meet new people who come to our beautiful corner of the world, especially if we're able to give them the treatment they need to get back to enjoying their vacation with their family.
Today, we want you to know how to make sure your teeth and gums are ready for your upcoming trip!
3 Quick Summer Travel Tips For Your Teeth!
Here are three quick summer travel tips for your teeth that will help you prevent dental emergencies and know what to do should it happen to you while you're on vacation!
Get A Dental Cleaning & Exam Before You Go
Our top travel tip this summer is to get a dental cleaning and exam before you leave. The last thing you should have to deal with while you're on a family vacation is a dental problem. If you have sudden tooth sensitivity to hot or cold foods and drinks, for example, you want to get that checked out so you're not in pain during your trip.
A loose or cracked tooth can fall out or break under pressure at dinner while you're out of town, so letting us make sure your mouth is completely healthy before you head out on your vacation could possibly prevent a painful and inconvenient dental emergency while traveling.
Get Your Dental Treatment Out Of The Way
If a dental exam reveals a cavity, infection, or some other dental problem, don't put off treatment until you get back from vacation. It's best to get it out of way before you leave. That way you won't have to worry about complications like swelling, soreness, or a loose restoration while you're out of town. By taking care of dental problems before your trip, you'll give yourself enough time for Dr. Tieken to address any issues that may arise in the days after your procedure.
Do Some Pre-Travel Research
It's a good idea to familiarize yourself with your destination as much as you can before you leave. Obviously, you'll want to know about the best restaurants and the attractions that are in close proximity to your condo or hotel. But you also should spend a little time looking for nearby emergency dental services. Should you or someone in your family break a tooth, lose a tooth, or experience any kind of dental pain, you won't want to waste time searching for help in an unfamiliar location.
If you're actually coming to League City, TX for your vacation, know that you can count on Tieken Smiles Dentistry with your unexpected dental emergency!
Make An Appointment
We know that planning a trip is no easy task, especially when you have a distracting dental problem looming. That's why you should come to Tieken Smiles Dentistry for a dental cleaning and exam before you head off on your summer vacation! We'll make sure your teeth are healthy so you can enjoy pain-free traveling with your family.
Call (281) 942-0444 or contact us to book a visit to our League City, TX dentist office.
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