About Emergency Dental Care
Some dental problems (such as a cracked tooth, jaw pain, a toothache, and more) need quick relief. If these mouth emergencies happen, patients near the Royal Oak, MI area are encouraged to phone our dentists at DentalWorks - Royal Oak for help and assistance. Our dentists will respond to each question regarding the patient’s dental emergency and go over short-term relief and long-term treatments. If calling during normal office hours, the patient is generally asked to visit DentalWorks - Royal Oak for treatment, although for concerns that happen after the office closes, our dentists will be called and given the patient’s contact information, so our dentists can help the patient determine the most suitable plan. Patients can also make an appointment at DentalWorks - Royal Oak 24/7 on the website for issues that don’t need fast care.
What to Expect
For after-hours dental emergencies, the patient is advised to phone DentalWorks - Royal Oak and give a message to our answering service. Our dentists (or another approved dentist, if our dentists are not available) is phoned and the patient’s information and number is passed on to our dentists, who will call the patient. Typically emergencies can be resolved with a prescription submitted to a pharmacy and the patient is asked to visit DentalWorks - Royal Oak when the office opens. If the patient has a more serious problem of uncontrollable bleeding, extreme pain, and/or signs of an infection fever and swelling, our dentists will generally send the patient right away to the nearest emergency room if it is during non-office hours.
Our dentists will typically schedule a second appointment to assess the patient’s progress or to complete the needed treatments. Our dentists will talk to each patient regarding individual care guidelines that should be followed precisely for better healing. Patients should continue to schedule yearly dental exams and bi-annual dental cleanings at DentalWorks - Royal Oak so our dentists can find and treat any future concerns that may need emergency care.
Dental emergencies should not be ignored due to money problems. DentalWorks - Royal Oak will talk to the patient’s insurance company to find their best coverage. DentalWorks - Royal Oak accepts several payment methods and connects patients with financing options to make emergency care reasonably priced.
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Relief Right Now
It seems like the most urgent dental issues, such as a lost filling or chipped tooth, tend to happen when they are least convenient. Luckily, DentalWorks - Royal Oak offers emergency dental care. If you have a concern that needs urgent care our dentists at DentalWorks - Royal Oak will do their best to get treatment to you as soon as possible.