Emergency Dental Services


Dental emergencies can happen unexpectedly, causing pain, discomfort, and anxiety. At Dr. Matt Miller, we understand that urgent situations require prompt attention and specialized care. Our emergency dental services are designed to provide rapid relief and comprehensive solutions when you need it most.

Common Dental Emergencies:

  1. Toothache: Sudden and severe tooth pain can indicate various underlying issues such as decay, infection, or a dental injury.
  2. Chipped or Broken Teeth: Accidents or injuries can lead to fractured or chipped teeth, causing pain and aesthetic concerns.
  3. Lost Filling or Crown: A lost filling or crown can expose the underlying tooth structure, leading to sensitivity and discomfort.
  4. Abscess or Infection: Swelling, pain, and a pimple-like bump on the gums may indicate a dental abscess or infection that requires immediate attention.
  5. Trauma or Injury: Accidents, falls, or sports-related injuries can result in damaged teeth or soft tissue trauma that demands prompt dental care.

Our Approach to Emergency Dental Care:

  1. Prompt Scheduling: We prioritize dental emergencies and strive to schedule patients for urgent appointments as soon as possible.
  2. Comprehensive Evaluation: Our experienced dental professionals conduct a thorough examination to diagnose the root cause of the emergency and develop an effective treatment plan.
  3. Pain Management: Immediate relief from pain is a priority. We offer various pain management solutions to alleviate discomfort during and after treatment.
  4. Restorative Procedures: Whether it’s repairing a chipped tooth, replacing a lost filling, or addressing other issues, we provide prompt and effective restorative procedures.
  5. Infection Control: For dental infections or abscesses, we address the source of the infection, prescribe antibiotics if necessary, and implement infection control measures.

After-Hours Emergency Care: Dental emergencies don’t always happen during regular office hours. For after-hours emergencies, we provide information on how to reach our on-call dentist and offer guidance on managing the situation until you can receive professional care.

Preventing Dental Emergencies: While we are here to provide emergency care, we also emphasize the importance of preventive measures to minimize the risk of dental emergencies. Regular dental check-ups, maintaining good oral hygiene, and using protective gear during physical activities can significantly reduce the likelihood of unexpected dental issues.

Emergency Dental Care You Can Trust: At Dr. Matt Miller, our commitment to your oral health extends to emergency situations. If you find yourself in need of urgent dental care, contact us immediately. Our compassionate team is here to provide the swift and effective solutions you need to regain comfort and maintain your overall dental well-being.

Don’t let a dental emergency compromise your oral health. Call Dr. Matt Miller for reliable, timely, and expert emergency dental services. Your well-being is our top priority, and we are here to support you in every step of your dental emergency journey.

Frequently Asked Questions

A dental emergency includes sudden and severe issues such as intense toothache, chipped or broken teeth, lost fillings or crowns, dental abscesses, and any trauma or injury to the mouth. If you are experiencing severe pain or have sustained an injury to your teeth or gums, it’s crucial to seek immediate dental attention.

For dental emergencies, it’s advisable to seek care as soon as possible. Prompt attention can prevent further complications and alleviate pain. Contact our emergency dental hotline to schedule an appointment or receive guidance on managing the situation until you can be seen.

While we recommend calling ahead to schedule an emergency appointment, we understand that dental emergencies can happen unexpectedly. If you are unable to schedule an appointment, we will do our best to accommodate walk-ins and provide timely care.

If you have a knocked-out tooth, handle it by the crown (top part) and avoid touching the root. Rinse it gently with water if dirty, but do not scrub. Try to place the tooth back into its socket if possible. If not, store it in milk or a tooth preservation product and seek emergency dental care immediately.

For severe toothache, rinse your mouth with warm water to clean it. Use dental floss to remove any debris that may be causing discomfort. Avoid placing aspirin or painkillers directly on the gums, as it can cause irritation. Contact our emergency dental line for professional advice and to schedule an appointment.

If you’ve lost a filling or crown, try to keep the affected area clean and avoid chewing on that side of your mouth. Dental wax or temporary dental cement (available at pharmacies) can be used to cover the exposed area. Schedule an emergency appointment to replace the filling or crown promptly.