Emergency Dental Care

Tooth Pain? We’re Ready to Help!

Broken Arrow woman with a toothache.

The absolute worst time to lookup an emergency dentist is when you already need one and are in pain. Instead of being caught off-guard by a sudden toothache or knocked-out tooth, you can be prepared by simply putting our doctors’ number in your phone right now. That way, if you’re ever in need of urgent dental care, you’ll be completely covered. Our doctors are happy to accept emergency patients, and he can even schedule same-day appointments to provide immediate relief when needed.

Why Choose Flawless Smile Dentistry for Emergency Dentistry?

  • Same-day appointments available for emergency patients
  • Walk-ins welcome
  • PPO dental insurance accepted & maximized

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Sharla H.

Great. Love that the staff and the Dentist really try to make it as comfortable as possible.

Sharla H.

Flawless Smile Dentistry
2019-11-26T11:45:21-06:00

Sharla H.

Great. Love that the staff and the Dentist really try to make it as comfortable as possible.

How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies

Man holding ice pack to his face is in need of emergency dental care.

Dental emergencies can develop suddenly, like with a traumatic accident, or they can sometimes take months to develop, such as a painful toothache. In either case, the first thing you should do remains the same: call our doctors. This will enable him to see you as quickly as possible so he can take care of your pain and minimize any damage to your teeth. If you can’t make it to our dental office right away for any reason, however, the following tips can help provide temporary relief:

A painful toothache can be resolved with emergency dental care in Claremore.Toothaches

There are many different kinds of toothaches. They can be dull, persistent, periodic, and even so bad that they keep you home from work or school. An OTC medication and cold compress placed on the face can help manage any pain or swelling until we can see you.

Learn About Root Canal Therapy

A chipped or broken tooth can be fixed with timely emergency dentistry.Chipped/Broken Tooth

Did you accidentally bite into something hard or forget your mouthguard while playing sports? Start by rinsing the mouth with warm water, and then try to find any large pieces of the tooth that you can if they’ve been dislodged. Don’t chew with the remaining tooth; in fact, try covering it with some sugarless gum or dental wax if it is irritating the inside of the mouth.

Learn About Tooth Extractions

A knocked out tooth can be resolved by Tulsa emergency dentist Dr. Ali Torabi.Knocked-Out Tooth

A knocked-out tooth can only be put back into place within an hour or so of the accident, so it’s important that you come to see our doctors right away! Find the tooth, rinse it off, and try to place it back into its socket, holding it there until you can make it to our dental office. Won’t stay in place? Hold it in your cheek or carry it in a container of milk instead.

A Broken Arrow man with a painful toothache needs to see an emergency dentist near Tulsa fast. Lost Filling/Crown

While a dislodged restoration isn’t always cause for alarm, you should definitely have a tooth repaired as soon as possible to prevent any further issues from developing. See if you can place the dislodged crown back into the mouth—a dab of toothpaste or denture adhesive (available at most pharmacies) can help with this.

How to Prevent Dental Emergencies

Woman brushing teeth is doing her part to prevent dental emergencies.

While being prepared for a dental emergency is great, avoiding one altogether is even better! Here are some simple ways to do exactly that:

  • Brush teeth twice a day and floss at least once daily
  • Visit our dental office twice a year for dental exams and teeth cleanings
  • Going for sporting glory? Don’t forget to wear a mouthguard! This one piece of equipment can save you from broken and knocked-out teeth.
  • Don’t use your teeth to open stubborn packages—go grab the scissors!
  • Enjoy chewing on ice or gnawing on a pen? DON’T. This can wear down your teeth to the point of breakage.

The Cost of Treating Dental Emergencies

Patients throughout Tulsa can get emergency dental care at Flawless Smile Dentistry.

Dental emergencies come in all shapes, sizes, and severities, so the cost of treating one can vary quite a bit depending on a patient’s situation. A toothache might just call for a small filling, or it may require a root canal and dental crown. Our doctors’ goal with any patient is to get them out of pain and then worry about repairing any damage. For patients who are concerned about out-of-pocket costs, our dental office accepts virtually all insurance plans and even offers flexible financing.

Dental Emergency? Contact Us Now!

If you’re in pain or experiencing a dental emergency in the Tulsa, Broken Arrow, or Claremore area, give Flawless Smile Dentistry a call for prompt and effective emergency dental care!

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