Are you dealing with a dental emergency?
A knocked-out tooth, a toothache, broken tooth, bleeding from the mouth, or something lodged between the teeth — they all require urgent care.
All Brite Dental can provide emergency dental care at our dearborn dentists as well as our Brownstown Office. When you call our office, we will also provide advice on how to handle your situation until you can make it into the office.
Do I need emergency dentistry? Call us if…
Wondering what’s considered a dental emergency? While a wide range of injuries and aches can become dental emergencies, some of the most common include:
- Toothache – You brush, rinse, and floss and it still hurts.
- A knocked out or lost tooth.
- Gum/Tongue/Cheek Injuries – If bleeding will not stop.
- Broken/Loose Braces
- Chipped/Broken Teeth
- Lost Filling/Crown
- Tooth Loose
- Jaw Injury
If you have a problem that causes severe pain or oral bleeding, do not hesitate to contact us today. Your mouth should never be painful — and tooth decay / oral injuries won’t get better on their own.
What to do if you have a dental emergency
First, make sure there is no life-threatening risk to yourself or the person experiencing the dental emergency beyond the teeth. If there is, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
If your dental emergency is not life-threatening, you should call us ASAP to make an emergency appointment to see a dentist. Our team at All Brite Dental will treat your dental emergency with care and expertise.
In the meantime, there are a few things you can do to care for your dental emergency:
- If there is any bleeding, make sure you stop the bleeding with gauze or a handkerchief of some kind.
- If you have lost a tooth, try to put the tooth back into the socket. If you are unsuccessful in doing so, make sure to keep it moist at all times by placing it in milk, a tooth preservation product, or in between your gums and cheek.
- For a toothache or cracked tooth, rinse your mouth with warm salt water and place an ice pack on your cheek to numb the area.
If you have a gum or pulpal abscess, take anti-inflammatory medication and rinse your mouth with saltwater.
- With pericoronitis, rinse your mouth with salt water and make sure that there is no food trapped under the gum flap. Anti-inflammatory medication and topical pain relievers will also help.
What does emergency dental care cost?
No matter your financial situation, if you have an emergency dental situation don’t hesitate to call us. We will work hard to make sure you get the care you need at an affordable rate..
With that said, emergency dental care costs depend on several factors. Primarily, the cost depends on what the emergency is and what work is required. For instance, emergency root canals will cost more than emergency tooth extractions.
We accept a wide range of insurance plans, offer flexible payment plans, and will work hard to get you the care you need.
Regardless of your situation, call us now and get the care you need!