JOIN NOW: Call 1-888-632-5353
M-F 8am - 9pm | Sat 9 am - 6pm | Sun 10am – 5pm EST

you are here:DentalPlans.com > Dental Health Articles > Don't let a dental health emergency ruin your vacation

Don't let a dental health emergency ruin your vacation
Updated: 6/21/2012 9:28:56 AM
 

Don  

Summer is a time when many people go on vacation, and some individuals may not be worried about their dental health when they are trying to have a good time. Unfortunately, dental problems can happen anywhere and at any time, so people should be prepared for them no matter where they are. Recently, the Denton-Record Chronicle spoke to dentist Patricia Berube about how to handle dental emergencies away from home.

The expert offered some possible scenarios and how to deal with them. For example, if a crown falls out while on vacation, try to see a local dentist to get it put back in. If that is not possible, drug stores sell a temporary sealant that will work until a person gets home. Next, Berube explained what to do if a tooth falls out.

"If the tooth is completely out, put it in a cup of saliva or milk and bring it with you to whatever dentist you can find. Many times these teeth can be re-implanted as long as they haven’t been out of the mouth for too long," said Berube, quoted by the news source.

Travel Sense recommends scheduling a visit to the dentist before going on vacation, especially for people to are travelling to developing countries. A dental health professional can identify any small problems that may become major issues on a trip. 

For more information on discount dental plans, call 1-888-632-5353

© 2012 Brafton Inc.

The materials and articles published on DentalPlans.com are for informational purposes only. Although DentalPlans.com strives to be accurate and complete, the information is provided without liability for errors. DentalPlans.com does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text graphics, links, or other items contained on DentalPlans.com.

DentalPlans.com expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in these materials and DentalPlans.com makes no commitment to update the information on DentalPlans.com.

DentalPlans.com expressly disclaims all liability for the use or interpretation by others of information on DentalPlans.com. Decisions based on information contained on DentalPlans.com are the sole responsibility of the visitors, and visitors agree to hold DentalPlans.com and its Affiliates harmless against any claims for damages arising from decisions visitors make on such information.

Nothing on DentalPlans.com constitutes medical advice or other forms of advice. DentalPlans.com assumes no responsibility for material created or published by third parties linked to DentalPlans.com with or without DentalPlans.com’s knowledge.

 

                          
Dental Care & Health Articles
AC Dental Care Articles (40)Affiliate Marketing (2)Affordable Care Act Articles (1)Audience (1)Bonding (2)Commentary (1)Cosmetic Dentristry (15)Dental (7)Dental Care News Feed (21)Dental Costs (5)Dental Health (21)Dental Plans (39)Dental Work (7)Dentist (19)Dentures (2)Individuals (484)Money (1)Oral Surgeon (1)Orthodontist (1)Pediatric Dentist (1)Procedures and Services (7)Surgery (1)Teeth Whitening/Bleaching (7)Unemployed (8)Veneers (1)

 



is Searching for
in ZIP Code

Join. Save. Smile.™

Savings plans are NOT insurance and the savings will vary by provider, plan and zip code. These plans are not considered to be qualified health plans under the Affordable Care Act. Please consult with the respective plan detail page for additional plan terms. The discounts are available through participating healthcare providers only. To check that your provider participates, visit our website or call us. Since there is no paperwork or reimbursement, you must pay for the service at the time it’s provided. You will receive the discount off the provider’s usual and customary fees when you pay. We encourage you to check with your participating provider prior to beginning treatment. Special promotions including, but not limited to, additional months free are not available to California residents. Note – not all plans and offers available in all markets.

© 1999-2014 DentalPlans.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Patents Pending.