Your dental health is important, and our patients’ safety is our top priority. We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation and all CDC guidelines very closely.
Having an agonizing toothache may compel you to go online and seek out an, “emergency dental office near me.” Finding local emergency dentists offers a sense of relief. Our dentists will treat emergencies during normal office hours, so you can feel relief that your pain will not last forever. Our goal is to diagnose the problem, treat your condition effectively and restore your proper dental health.
How Do I Locate Emergency Dental Care Near Me?
Contact our office during regular business hours when you are experiencing an emergency. Most emergency dentists in Lakeland will try their best to have you come in that same day. We want to see you as soon as possible since delaying treatment could lead to problems that are more serious. We will diagnose your issue and suggest treatment that will alleviate your pain and restore your dental health.
What Type of Care Does an Emergency Dental Office Provide?
An emergency dental office performs procedures that relieve severe pain and halt any further damage to a tooth. Treatment for these serious conditions should never be postponed, since waiting could lead to further damage that is more complicated to treat.
Visit our office if you require the following services:
- Excruciating tooth pain relief
- Emergency tooth extractions
- Chipped or fractured teeth repair
- Wisdom teeth discomfort solutions
- Repairing or replacing fillings or restorations
- Solutions to pain and injury from orthodontic devices
- Treatment for painful abscesses
Should I Start Looking for Emergency Dental Care Near Me?
Is my condition an emergency?
Always call 911 if you require after hours emergency care and you cannot wait for treatment during our regular office hours.
Typical emergencies that can wait until you can visit our office include:
Broken or Fractured Teeth
Broken or fractured teeth may cause extreme discomfort, especially with major breaks. Call our office to schedule emergency dental care; we will see you as soon as possible during normally scheduled business hours.
Knocked-out teeth require immediate action on your part to save the tooth. First, call us for emergency dental services and then try to carefully place the rinsed-off tooth back into the socket.
Severe Toothache Pain or Pressure
Severe toothache pain or pressure may be the result of any number of conditions. Emergency dentists are experts at diagnosing the cause of severe toothache pain and then treating the problem to stop the pain.
There are many possible reasons for sudden, severe tooth sensitivity, including a dental injury. Seeking emergency dental care is essential to keep the problem from worsening.
Dental Decay (Cavities)
Cavities, or dental decay, are a dental emergency when the cavity is causing pain that leaves a person unable to work or sleep. Contact our office to schedule an emergency appointment during our regular office hours. Emergency dentists can provide relief from pain and determine how to best treat the tooth.
Abscessed teeth are often very painful, they can also cause bad breath and facial swelling. Complications may occur if you do not seek emergency dental care as quickly as possible.
Lost or Loose Fillings
Call our office to schedule an emergency appointment during our regular office hours. Emergency dentists can replace lost or loose fillings. You may notice pain or sensitivity where the filling fell out.
Broken Crowns or Lost Restorations
A broken crown or lost restoration is more than just a cosmetic problem; the tooth the crown covered is susceptible to damage and needs a temporary solution. Emergency dental care will ensure that your smile continues to impress as well.
Orthodontic Pain or Injuries
You do not have to suffer with orthodontic pain or injuries from metal braces or other orthodontic appliances. Emergency dentists can repair your braces and keep you from suffering additional pain or injury.
Tooth enamel worn by teeth grinding needs strengthening. Emergency dentists can stop your bruxism by creating a mouth guard for you so you will stop wearing the enamel off your teeth.
Many people deal with sinus pressure; however, when a toothache accompanies the sinus pressure, it could mean that you have an infection or impacted wisdom teeth.
Do I Need To Locate an Emergency Dental Office Near Me ?
I’m worried that I am experiencing a dental emergency, do I need immediate treatment?
There are times when you cannot wait to seek treatment. If you have any of the following problems, go to the nearest emergency room or call 911.
- Severe swelling of your face or gums;
- Severe bleeding; or
- Traumatic injuries to your face, head, teeth or jaw
What Should I Expect to Pay for Urgent Dental Care?
While we endeavor to offer low cost, high quality dental services, we cannot give you an estimate of the cost you will incur until our dentists evaluate the severity of your condition. Emergency care without insurance is not a major problem as we offer several financing options and accept major credit cards.
If you don’t have dental insurance, no problem; we offer the DentRite® discount plan to help uninsured patients receive discounts on a variety of different services. For one flat annual fee, a discount can be applied to every eligible treatment that is needed. DentRite® even offers up to a 20 percent discount on elective cosmetic procedures, which dental insurance rarely covers.
Where can I find affordable after hours emergency treatment?
Call us at (863) 226-4424 during our regular office hours to schedule an appointment as soon as possible, often on the same day. We do not offer 24hr urgent dental care; if you have an emergency that necessitates immediate care, please call 911 or visit the nearest emergency room for treatment. Emergency dentists in Lakeland are adept at fixing a number of dental problems, and ready to help you start feeling better today.