First of all, they can be very painful and stressful, but if you have a good dentist, dental emergencies don’t have to stay that way for long. You way not be able to plan for the emergency itself, but you can be prepared for how to deal with pain and damage when a dentistry emergency does arise. Most importantly, don’t rush to the emergency room. In many cases, your dentist will be able to provide the services you need right away at a much lower cost than a trip to the ER. Keep reading to learn more about emergency dentistry.