emergency room http://wmot.org en ER Visits for Dental Complaints on the Rise in Tenn. http://wmot.org/post/er-visits-dental-complaints-rise-tenn <p>CHICAGO (AP) &mdash; New research shows that more Americans are turning to the emergency room for routine dentalproblems, and Tennessee is no exception.</p><p>A study released by the Pew Center on the States found that the number of ER visits nationwide for dentalproblems increased 16 percent from 2006 to 2009.</p><p>Dr. Steven Turner is an ER physician at Summit Medical Center here in Middle Tennessee. He says ER docs see a lot of patients with dental complaints.</p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 18:09:24 +0000 AP/WMOT 8197 at http://wmot.org