About Emergency Dental Care
Special dental problems (such as a cracked tooth, toothache, jaw pain, and others) insist on rapid relief. If these mouth emergencies happen, individuals near the Burlington, NC area are urged to phone our dentists at DentalWorks - Burlington for assistance and relief. Our dentists will respond to every question regarding the patient’s dental emergency and go over temporary relief and longer lasting options. If calling during normal office times, the patient is generally asked to visit DentalWorks - Burlington for emergency care, 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 may also make an appointment at DentalWorks - Burlington any time on the website for issues that do not require fast care.
What to Expect
For after-hours dental emergencies, the individual is advised to phone DentalWorks - Burlington and give a message to our answering service. Our dentists (or a local approved dentist, if our dentists aren't available) is phoned and the patient’s message and contact information is passed on to our dentists, who will call the patient. Commonly dental emergencies will be resolved with a prescription submitted to an emergency pharmacy and the individual is asked to come to DentalWorks - Burlington when the office opens. If the individual experiences 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 an emergency room if it is during non-office hours.
Our dentists will often schedule a second appointment to monitor the patient’s progress or to complete any other treatments. Our dentists will talk to every patient regarding individual aftercare guidelines that need to be followed precisely for better healing. Patients will continue to plan yearly dental examinations and twice yearly dental cleanings at DentalWorks - Burlington so our dentists can spot and avoid any developing concerns that may need emergency dental care.
Oral health emergencies shouldn't be left untreated due to financial problems. DentalWorks - Burlington will talk to the patient’s insurance carrier to find their best coverage. DentalWorks - Burlington takes several payment options and connects patients with financing plans to help make fast dental care reasonably priced.
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Relief Right Now
It seems like the most important dental emergencies, such as a lost filling or cracked tooth, tend to happen whenever they are least welcome. Luckily, DentalWorks - Burlington provides emergency dental care. When you have a concern that needs urgent care our dentists at DentalWorks - Burlington will do their best to get treatment to you as soon as possible.