College Park Dental
7305 Baltimore Ave, Suite 204, College Park, MD 20740

Tips for Handling a Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies can be scary situations – for yourself and especially for your children. While no one ever anticipates when an emergency will occur, there are some simple steps that you can take to prepare yourself for a knocked out tooth or other dental trauma.

  • First you should have an established relationship with a dental office. As a patient, you may be more likely to get into the dentist’s office for quick treatment or for after hours care. Keep your dentist’s number handy and be sure to use it as soon as you experience a dental emergency. Failing to do so may leave the emergency room as your only option for care.
  • Be prepared with a first aid kit. This is especially useful if you or your children play contact sports or engage in other confrontational activities. You can purchase a lost tooth kit that will contain an ice pack, container for your tooth and solution to store it in until arriving at the dentist’s office.
  • Know what to do when you lose a tooth due to trauma. Try to place your tooth back into its socket. If it will not fit easily, place it in a container of your own saliva, in milk, or hold it in between your lower lip and gums. Visit your dentist or an emergency room immediately.
  • Don’t worry about baby teeth. If your child knocks out a baby tooth, do not worry unless there is a jagged remnant to be removed.
Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I have been coming here for over 18 years and have had nothing but positive experiences. Dr. Hoang is very friendly and professional and always takes her time during my appointments.
A U.
I’ve been a patient of Dr. Brager for quite a few years. He has always been kind and thorough in his dentistry. He is very friendly and wise in his advice and counseling regarding my dental needs. […]
William W.
For fifteen years my family and I have gone here and they are always good with us.
Edward P.
Dr. Tiwary is a wonderful dentist. My wife and I travel a ways to have her as our dentist.
David B.
I’ve been going to College Park Dental for the last 3 years or so. Prior to going here, I hadn’t been to the dentist in over five years. Throughout the past three years, I’ve had over a dozen […]
Jeremy Z.
I’ve had service at college park dental numerous time and all my experiences has been awesome. Dr. Bragger is phenomenal in making you feel comfortable and relaxed during your visit and procedures. […]
Tamika B.
For years I’ve been frightened to go to the dentist, so I put it off as long as I could. Then I needed dental work and had to bite the bullet and make the call. I called someone close to home, […]
Joy T.
I think I have been going to Dr. Brager for 42 years – since 1975, before College Park Dental. Between the work he and his team have done and his referrals, I have a good working set of teeth and […]
Jean S.
I have been a patient here for many years, I currently see Dr. Su. Not only is she a great dentist but a wonderful person with a fine sense of humor. What I want to make clear is that this is a well […]
Peter M.
Our family has had great dental work at College Park Dental for over 20 years. They treat us like family and this helps us to relax. Going to the dentist is not usually “fun”!
Dr. Brager has been giving me excellent care for 20 years. I trust him and appreciate his skill and consideration.
John B.
Not only am I happy with the dentistry, but it’s the only medical office where I never have to wait. I show up at my appointment time, and five minutes later, I’m sitting in the chair. The office […]
David E.
I didn’t have any insurance but Jackie came up with a affordable payment plan and got me approved for their in house insurance. Left really relieved
Jasmine G.
I will admit to being a real chicken when it comes to the dentist. Everyone in the office does a great job of making you feel at ease and confident about the whole process. I would and have […]
Maxine G.
Very friendly and efficient staff!
Erin S.
The staff is polite and courteous. The Dentist’s are thorough and attentive to my needs. Highly recommended if you are trying to find a great dentist office in a convenient location in Maryland.
Jason A.
I love College Park Dental. Over the years the staff has been very good to me from making an appointment, to explaining my estimates, to handling my dental processes in which Dr. Braeger is to […]
A A.
Best kept secret in town or should I say county. This dental office is friendly & professional. Always keeps me up on my appointments by giving be email, text message & personal call […]
Laseandia H.
I’ve been going here for so long. I’ve seen lost of dentists here. I really recommend Dr. Majid. He treats you with respect and does a good job. My teeth aren’t perfect but I like when he tells […]
Melissa M.
Friendly people. Quick getting in and out. Great service.
Keenan D.
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Office Hours
  • Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (301) 238-7083
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