People With Dental Emergencies Should Seek Care From Endodontists, Not Hospitals According to AAE

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In a recent news release from the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) people with dental pain or emergencies are urged to seek care from endodontists rather than hospitals.

As a result of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic hospitals and emergency rooms can experience surges of patients seeking care. The additional measures being taken to reduce the risk of spreading COVID -19 lead to longer wait times for patients in need, overloaded staff, and shortages of equipment and medication. In an effort to reduce the number of patients seeking urgent care in hospitals the AAE said, “it’s important that patients contact an endodontist office first for all dental-related emergencies.”

Endodontists are tooth pain and root canal treatment specialists who strive to save natural teeth. We are the best point of contact in case of dental pain or an emergency.

Professional Endodontics Remains Open

If you are experiencing dental pain or symptoms of an infection (e.g. bleeding, swelling) Professional Endodontics remains open for your care.

Dental emergencies can be life-threatening and it’s essential that our endodontists treat patients and reduce the burden on hospitals.

We are adhering to the strictest hygiene protocols and will stay abreast of the most recommended guidelines.

Please do not hesitate to contact our office for assistance or further information.

For updates regarding COVID-19 from the AAE: https://www.aae.org/covid

About Professional Endodontics

Professional Endodontics has been exceeding the standard of care in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties for more than fifty years. The team specializes in treating issues with the inside of the tooth and uses the latest innovative technology to treat and save teeth that have suffered damage to the soft tissue in the roots of the tooth. Each member of the practice is dedicated to providing excellence in patient care and values high-quality relationships with referring dentists and specialists. Our entire staff is dedicated providing patients with a safe and comfortable environment. Every endodontist at Professional Endodontics has been included in Hour magazine’s Best Dentists listing. Professional Endodontics has state-of-the-art facilities in Clinton Township, St. Clair Shores, and Southfield. All locations offer the latest in advanced dental deliver systems, microscopy, and digital radiography.

Southfield
29201 Telegraph Road
Suite 110
Southfield, MI 48034
(248) 358-2910

Clinton Township
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Pavilion
16151 19 Mile Rd, Suite 101
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 286-7000

St. Clair Shores
St. Clair Professional Plaza
23829 Little Mack, Suite 300
St. Clair Shores, MI 48080
(586) 779-9690

Clarkston
6803 Dixie Highway, Suite 3
Clarkston, MI 48346
(248) 625-8070

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