If you’ve been experiencing dental issues that make it difficult to go about your day, then you may be facing a dental emergency. A quick phone call to our dentists in West Frisco for emergency services can help you to deal with your oral pain, broken teeth or other urgent dental problem.
Emergency Dental Care
Where Can I Go to Receive Emergency Dental Services?
Our emergency dental clinic in West Frisco offers same-day appointments whenever possible. As an experienced provider of emergency dental health services, we know how important it is that an urgent situation be dealt with as quickly as possible. It doesn’t matter if you need emergency dental surgery or some other kind of treatment, our dedicated team of professionals is here to give you the treatment you need to feel like yourself again. All you have to do is pick up the phone.
How Much Can I Expect My Bill for Emergency Dental Care to Be?
Like many of our patients, you are probably concerned over how much money you will need to pay for your dental treatments. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to determine how much your bill will be until we know the extent of the problem, what kind of dental insurance you have and whether or not you will require follow-up visits with one of our dentists. Once one of our dentists has seen you, we will be able to give you a more accurate estimate of what your treatment will cost you.
What Treatments Are Performed in an Emergency?
Our clinic has an extensive array of procedures that we offer to our patients. Below are some of the procedures that our dentists in West Frisco offer when an emergency strikes.
Root Canals: Root canals are most commonly used to treat infections within the pulp of the tooth. They are considered to be routine dental procedures and are an excellent way to relieve your pain and save your natural teeth.
Root Canals for Children: Our dentists are always gentle, making them the perfect candidates for performing root canals on children.
Emergency Extractions: While we would prefer that our patients keep their natural teeth, there are times when one or more teeth have become so infected or damaged that we will recommend that they be extracted. This surgery is performed under anesthetic and our dedicated team will be on hand to ensure that you remain comfortable throughout the operation.
Emergency Wisdom Teeth Extractions: Wisdom teeth often get stuck as they are growing in. When this happens, it can cause a great deal of discomfort and even lead to infection. Get in touch with us to schedule an appointment for your wisdom tooth extraction.
Tooth Extractions: We mostly perform extraction surgeries when a tooth is too injured or decayed to be worth saving or when preparing the space for a dental device. These are considered to be routine procedures.
When Is My Condition Considered to Require Emergency Treatment?
There are a number of conditions that are considered to require emergency dental services. If you have any of symptoms or conditions listed below, you should receive urgent dental care:
Abscessed Teeth: This is an incredibly painful and serious condition that happens when the root of your tooth becomes infected. Fever, oozing gums and swelling are all common symptoms. Contact us immediately if you suspect that you have one or more abscessed teeth.
Broken or Fractured Jaw: Our dentists recommend getting a fractured or broken jaw treated immediately. If you are having pain in the mouth area or feel that your bite is off center, seek emergency dental care as soon as possible.
Severe Facial or Gum Swelling: While you may be tempted to see if the swelling or pain goes away on its own, this can indicate a more serious issue. Call our team right away to address this problem.
Cracked or Broken Teeth: Ignoring a cracked or broken tooth can lead to a serious infection. To avoid this, make an appointment with one of our dentists so that we can repair your teeth.
Loose, Lost or Broken Crowns: Did you know that a lost, loose or broken crown that is left unrepaired might cause your tooth to suffer more damage? Our dentists are able to provide you with a replacement.
Knocked-out Teeth: When you knock out one or more of your teeth, it’s important to see a dentist promptly. If you still have your tooth, call our office to learn how you can save your tooth until your appointment.
Lost or Loose Fillings: Fillings are able to prevent further decay to the tooth. When one falls out or becomes dislodged, your tooth becomes vulnerable to decay again. You can have a replacement appliance put in at our emergency dental clinic.
Dental Infections: If you are suffering from any kind of dental infection, it is imperative that you receive treatment before the infection spreads. Our team will diagnose and treat your issue, while also giving you advice on receiving routine dental cleanings to prevent infections in the future.
Severe Toothache: Constant oral pain that doesn’t seem to be getting any better is an urgent dental issue. Our emergency dentists will treat the cause of your toothache and provide you with pain relief.
How Can I Afford the Cost of Emergency Dental Services?
Our emergency dental clinic has partnered with MetroCare, a low cost dental plan that provides its members with discounts of between 20 and 80 percent for an annual fee of $129. MetroCare can be in used in combination with your current dental insurance plan, or you can use it if you are currently uninsured. In addition, we accept a number of different dental insurance providers. Contact our clinic to learn more about what kinds of plans we accept.