There are a many things that can go wrong when your family is on vacation. You can have a hungry bear rummage through your campsite at night, or, a thief could steal your purse as they zoom by on a Vespa. Or, you could have a dental emergency, which for some, could make the bear and the thief scenarios seem like child's play. If your child were to lose a tooth, develop an abscess, or pop a wire in their orthodontics while on vacation, what would you do?
The Scouts Have It Right
The best advice here is, of course, prevention. So, about a month prior to departure - or at least two weeks before you go - schedule a visit to our office. There is a lot going on in your child's mouth that can be seen in a physical exam and through X-rays, so this really is your best course of action.
If, however, despite the best of planning you still encounter an emergency while on...