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With an agonizing toothache, all you can think about is searching for an, “emergency dental office near me.” Knowing that an emergency dental office is accessible will reassure you that pain relief and a diagnosis of the problem will happen as quickly as possible. We strive to have you seen as soon as we can to help you with the pain that is making your life miserable.
Where Is Urgent Dental Care Offered in My Area?
Local emergency dentists in Winter Haven are available to help alleviate your pain and fix your dental emergency. Our dentists will treat you as soon as possible during normally scheduled office hours. Call our office so that we can diagnose the problem, alleviate your pain and determine which type of treatment will prevent the pain from reoccurring.
What Constitutes Emergency Dental Care?
Pain is an emergency, as is any problem that will become worse if treatment is delayed. Emergency dentists in Winter Haven can treat problems that do not require 24hr dental emergency service. Our skilled dentists provide emergency services during regular hours and will try to see you as quickly as we can. If you require immediate attention, and waiting would cause you more harm, please call 911.
Emergency dental services offered by our regular dentist include:
- Treating toothaches caused by decay or an accident
- Emergency tooth extractions
- Emergency tooth repair
- Alleviating pain and swelling from impacted wisdom teeth
- Restoring lost or loose fillings or crowns
- Broken wires and brackets on braces or pain related to orthodontic devices
- Treatment of an abscess or oral infections
How Do I know If I Am Having a Dental Emergency?
I’m not sure if I need to look for emergency dental care near me. How would I recognize an emergency?
You need emergency dental care if you have any one the following issues:
Broken or Fractured Teeth
Broken or fractured teeth need emergency dental care to prevent further damage so call us and we will get you an appointment as soon as we are able to during our regular office hours. If possible, try to locate the tooth or tooth fragments and rinse with warm water before gingerly placing the tooth back in the socket.
It is possible that emergency dentists can save a knocked out tooth if you rinse it off in warm water and then very carefully place it back in the socket. Contact our office and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.
Severe Toothache Pain or Pressure
Suffering from a painful tooth or feeling pressure in your mouth can have many causes. Contact emergency dentists quickly, before the tooth deteriorates any further and the pain becomes more severe.
Extreme tooth sensitivity is as painful as any other type of toothache. Emergency dentists will do their best to see you as soon as possible during our normal office hours.
Dental Decay (Cavities)
Dental decay (cavities) are holes in teeth that when they grow large, hurt terribly. Contact an emergency dental office to schedule an emergency appointment.
An abscessed tooth is infected and needs urgent dental care to prevent complications; do not delay seeking treatment. Your symptoms may include severe pain, swelling of your gums and face and bad breath.
Lost or Loose Fillings
If you have a lost or loose filling, your tooth is vulnerable to further decay. Emergency dentists can fix the loose filling or replace a lost filling.
Broken Crowns or Lost Restorations
When you have broken crowns or lost restorations, your issue is more than cosmetic. Contact our office for an appointment to restore your smile with a permanent or temporary solution.
Orthodontic Pain or Injuries
Orthodontic pain or injuries from metal braces can be painful. Emergency dentists can relieve your pain and prevent further injuries to your mouth.
Tooth Enamel Worn by Teeth Grinding
If you have tooth enamel worn by teeth grinding, emergency dentists can reinforce the enamel and provide you with a night guard for bruxism to keep you from causing any further damage to your teeth.
If you have a toothache and sinus pressure, please contact our office to rule out any serious issues. Occasionally, impacted wisdom teeth or an oral infection will cause sinus pressure.
Handling More Serious Problems
How do I know if I can wait to visit an emergency dental office near me or go to the nearest ER?
Do not hesitate to call 911 or visit the emergency room if you are experiencing:
- Severe swelling of your face or gums
- Severe and uncontrolled bleeding
- Sudden injuries to your face, head, teeth or jaw
How Much Can I Expect to Pay for Emergency Dental Services?
We understand that when you search for “emergency dental care near me,” cost is likely an issue. Every patient’s cost is as unique as his or her problem. Without dental insurance, the fee may strain your budget, however, we do accept credit cards, so you can spread the cost out over several months. Additionally, we offer financing options for our patients.
In you do not have insurance, ask us about our DentRite® discount plan. DentRite® is a discount dental plan that provides significant savings on most dental procedures. Contact us for more information. Since DentRite® is not insurance, everyone is accepted and there are no caps on the number of times that you may use the plan each year. You will enjoy savings of 20 percent or more on preventative, emergency and cosmetic procedures.
If I need after hours emergency dental care, how do I find affordable care near me?
If you believe that you need immediate help for intense pain or another condition, call 911 or ask someone to drive you to the nearest hospital emergency room right away.