Emergency Dentistry – North Dallas, TX

Fast, Pain-Relieving Dentistry When You Need It the Most

Dealing with dental emergencies can seem overwhelming and scary, especially when you’re not sure who to call or what to do to minimize the damage and ease your pain. That’s why we recommend putting our practice’s number in your phone, so you’ll always have it on hand. We’ll provide you with over-the-phone, first-aid guidance when you call us and schedule an appointment for you as soon as possible. With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Patel’s skill and expertise are a major source of comfort for patients in emergencies.

Why Choose Prestige Dental for Emergency Dentistry?

  • We Accept & Maximize Dental Insurance
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation Available
  • Advanced Diagnostic Technology

How We Treat Dental Emergencies

  • Call Our Office: The first step you should always take in the midst of a dental emergency in North Dallas is to call our office. You’ll get ahold of one of our friendly front desk staff members who can schedule an appointment for you and provide you with first-aid guidance to prevent further harm from coming to your smile. We’ll also be happy to address any of your concerns or questions.
  • Get an Emergency Examination: When you arrive at our office for your appointment, Dr. Patel will conduct an emergency examination, including collecting diagnostic data, like X-rays and intraoral scans, if necessary. Based on his findings, he’ll outline and go over a treatment plan with you to restore your oral health and get you out of pain.
  • Receive Treatment: Once you commit to moving forward with the treatment plan, Dr. Patel will get to work restoring any damage, treating an infection, or extracting any severely injured teeth. We’ll make sure that you remain comfortable throughout the procedure, and if necessary, we can administer nitrous oxide sedation to help you feel more relaxed.
  • Come In for Follow-Up Care: If necessary, we’ll schedule any follow-up visits before you leave to make sure your oral health stays on the right track.

The Most Common Dental Emergencies

It can be hard to determine whether or not your situation is enough to constitute a call to your emergency dentist in North Dallas. Below, we’ve listed some of the most common dental emergencies that we treat. We always recommend that if you’re ever in doubt about the severity of what you’re facing, give us a call!

Understanding the Cost of Dental Emergencies

The cost of your emergency dental visit will be determined by a few factors that will be unique to your situation, like what treatment you require. Once Dr. Patel has had a chance to examine your smile, our team will draw up a treatment plan, along with a detailed cost estimate, so you’ll know exactly what to expect price-wise should you decide to move forward with our recommendations. Our team is happy to accept all PPO dental insurance plans and maximize your benefits by filing claims on your behalf.

Keys to Preventing Dental Emergencies

There are a few key ways to stay out of your emergency dentist’s treatment chair, including:

  • Maintain a good at-home oral hygiene routine
  • Visit your dentist bi-annually for checkups and cleanings
  • Protect your teeth if you play contact sports or have bruxism
  • Maintain a balanced diet
  • Quit bad oral habits like smoking and tobacco use
  • Don’t use your teeth to open packages or chew on hard objects like ice or pencils