Have A Dental Emergency?

At Independence Dental in Plano Texas, we understand that dental emergencies can happen at any time. That’s why we offer our Emergency Dentist service to provide prompt and effective care when you need it most. Our office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9am-5pm, so you can rest assured that help is available when you need it.

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  • Tooth Pain & Sensitivity
  • Chipped or Fractured Tooth
  • Lost, Loose, or Broken Crown
  • Bleeding or Swollen Gums

Common Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies can take many forms, from chipped or broken teeth to severe pain or bleeding. Some common dental emergencies include:

  • Broken or cracked teeth
  • Knocked-out teeth
  • Severe toothaches
  • Abscesses or infections
  • Lost or damaged dental restorations (such as fillings or crowns)

If you experience any of these issues, it’s important to seek emergency dental care right away. In many cases, prompt treatment can help to prevent further damage and save your teeth.

How to Know If I Am Experiencing a Dental Emergency?

If you’re not sure whether your dental issue requires emergency care, there are a few signs and symptoms to look out for. These may include:

  • Severe pain or discomfort
  • Bleeding from the mouth
  • Swelling or inflammation around the teeth or gums
  • Difficulty eating or speaking
  • Loose or missing teeth
  • Signs of infection (such as fever or pus)

If you experience any of these symptoms, it’s best to seek emergency dental care as soon as possible. However, if your issue is less urgent, you may be want to schedule a regular dental appointment instead. Some non-emergency dental issues may include minor toothaches, sensitivity to hot or cold foods, check-ups, or small chips or cracks in your teeth.

Is My Toothache a Dental Emergency?

Toothaches can be caused by a number of factors, including cavities, gum disease, tooth fractures, or even sinus infections. While not all toothaches require emergency care, there are some signs that your toothache may be a dental emergency. These signs may include:

  • Severe or persistent pain
  • Swelling or inflammation around the tooth
  • Fever or other signs of infection
  • Difficulty swallowing or breathing

If you experience any of these symptoms, it’s important to seek emergency dental care right away. Treatment options may include pain management, antibiotics, or other measures to address the underlying cause of your toothache.

What If I Am Having Throbbing Pain?

Throbbing dental pain can be caused by a variety of issues, including tooth decay, gum disease, abscesses, or even trauma to the mouth. If you’re experiencing severe or persistent throbbing pain, it may be a sign of a dental emergency. Some symptoms to look out for may include:

  • Intense pain that doesn’t go away
  • Swelling or inflammation around the affected tooth
  • Difficulty eating, drinking, or speaking
  • Signs of infection (such as fever or pus)

If you experience any of these symptoms, it’s important to seek emergency dental care as soon as possible.

Is a Tooth Extraction the Right Solution for Me?

While it’s always best to save your natural teeth whenever possible, there are some situations where a tooth extraction may be necessary. Some common reasons why a tooth may need to be extracted may include:

  • Severe decay or damage that cannot be repaired
  • Crowding or alignment issues
  • Infection or abscesses
  • Impacted wisdom teeth

If you’re experiencing pain, swelling, or other symptoms related to a problem tooth, your dentist may recommend a tooth extraction. The extraction process involves numbing the affected area and carefully removing the tooth from the socket. Depending on your individual situation, your dentist may also recommend additional treatments or restorative options to replace the missing tooth.

What to Do If My Tooth Falls Out?

If a tooth falls out due to trauma, injury, or other reasons, it’s important to act quickly to increase the chances of saving the tooth. Here are some steps you should take if your tooth falls out:

  • Pick up the tooth by the crown (the top part) and avoid touching the roots.
  • Gently rinse the tooth with water, but do not scrub or use any cleaning agents.
  • If possible, try to reinsert the tooth back into its socket.
  • If reinsertion is not possible, store the tooth in a container of milk, saliva, or saline solution.
  • Seek emergency dental care as soon as possible.

Remember, time is of the essence when it comes to a knocked-out tooth. Seeking emergency dental care right away can increase the chances of saving the tooth.

Why Should I Choose Independence Dental?

At Independence Dental, our Emergency Dentist service is designed to provide prompt and effective care for dental emergencies. Some benefits of choosing Independence Dental for emergency dental care may include:

  • Experienced and compassionate dentists who are trained to handle a wide range of dental emergencies
  • State-of-the-art equipment and technology to diagnose and treat dental issues quickly and accurately
  • A comfortable and welcoming environment that puts patients at ease
  • Testimonials from satisfied patients who have received exceptional care at Independence Dental

At Independence Dental in Plano Texas, we understand that dental emergencies can be stressful and painful. That’s why we’re here to provide the prompt and effective care you need to get back to optimal oral health. If you’re experiencing a dental emergency, don’t hesitate to contact us during our office hours on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday from 9:00am to 5pm. We look forward to serving you and your family’s dental needs.

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“OMG… There isn’t enough words to express how grateful I am of this place. Tuesday morning around 4am I was woken up by extreme throbbing on my upper right back tooth. I was in a pickle because I didn’t have a dentist. Luckily my co-worker told me to contact her dentist and leave a message and someone will get back to you. Within 30 minutes after leaving the message, not only was it someone from the dental office but it was the actual dentist herself. She told me to come right in and with an hour I was out of pain. The friendly staff, the compassion the dentist provides is remarkable. I’ve never felt more comfortable. This is definitely the best place to go. I’m proud to say she’s earned my business and trust forever!!!!!”
– Jacqueline Derricks
Independence Dental Patient

Same-Day Appointments

When you are in dental pain, having to wait for dental care is the absolute worst. At Independence Dental, we value your time and know how important is to see you and get you out of pain the same day. That’s why we offer same-day appointments for all emergency patients. Just give our Dental Emergency Hotline a call, and we’ll schedule you so we can help you as fast as possible.

Dental Insurance Is Welcome & Flexible Financing Options Available

At Independence Dental, we accept dental insurance and can help you to maximize dental benefits. No insurance or not enough coverage? No problem. We also offer multiple financing options – plans that are flexible and budget-friendly! Don’t let finances stop you from getting the treatment you need. Click here for more info on dental insurance.