About Emergency Dental Care
Special dental problems (such as a cracked tooth, toothache, jaw pain, and more) insist on rapid relief. If these mouth emergencies happen, patients near the Greensburg, PA area are encouraged to phone our dentists at DentalWorks - Westmoreland for assistance and relief. 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 - Westmoreland 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 - Westmoreland 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 - Westmoreland 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 message and contact information is passed on to our dentists, who will call the patient. Commonly emergencies can be resolved with a prescription submitted to a pharmacy and the patient is asked to visit DentalWorks - Westmoreland 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 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 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 - Westmoreland so our dentists can spot and avoid any future concerns that may need emergency care.
Dental emergencies should not be ignored due to money problems. DentalWorks - Westmoreland will talk to the patient’s insurance company to find their best coverage. DentalWorks - Westmoreland accepts several payment methods and connects patients with financing options to 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 when they are least welcome. Luckily, DentalWorks - Westmoreland offers emergency dental care. If you have a concern that needs urgent care our dentists at DentalWorks - Westmoreland will do their best to get treatment to you as soon as possible.