About Emergency Dental Care
Specific dental concerns (including jaw pain, a toothache, cracked tooth, and more) must have speedy relief. At times when these oral emergencies come up, patients around the Louisville, KY area are encouraged to contact our dentists at DentalWorks - Louisville - Cedar Springs for support and instructions. Our dentists will reply to each question concerning the patient’s dental concern and explain short-term relief and long-term treatments. If the problem occurs during open office hours, the patient is typically encouraged to come to DentalWorks - Louisville - Cedar Springs for treatment, however for issues that take place after hours, our dentists will be reached and given the patient’s phone number, so our dentists can help the patient choose the most appropriate option. Patients can also book an appointment at DentalWorks - Louisville - Cedar Springs 24/7 through the online portal for concerns that don’t need urgent treatment.
"very nice and careing Dr.s takes time with you&tell you what to expect and pay for."- K.R. / Google / Nov 20, 2017
"Our family has been coming here for years. The staff has always cared for us like family. They are wonderful with my husband and I as well all of our children ages 12, 9, 8 & 2"- K.D. / Google / Nov 06, 2017
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"Best cleaning I've ever had. The Hygenist, Angie, did a superb job and I would recommend her to anyone who needs a thorough and pain free cleaning."- B.K. / Google / Oct 08, 2017
What to Expect
For after-hours emergencies, the patient can contact DentalWorks - Louisville - Cedar Springs and talk to our answering service. Our dentists (or another authorized dentist, if our dentists are not able to be reached) is contacted and the patient’s information and message is shared with our dentists, who will phone the patient. Generally emergencies can be solved with a prescription sent to a pharmacy and the patient is booked to visit DentalWorks - Louisville - Cedar Springs as soon as possible. If the patient has a bigger issue of significant bleeding, severe pain, and/or signs of an infection swelling or fever), our dentists will usually direct the patient straight away to the nearest hospital if it is after the office is closed.
Our dentists will generally schedule another appointment to examine the patient’s progress or to conclude the needed services. Our dentists will explain to each patient their special care directions that should be followed entirely for faster relief. Patients should continue to schedule once a year dental exams and bi-annual dental cleanings at DentalWorks - Louisville - Cedar Springs so our dentists can identify and solve any future issues that may call for emergency care.
Dental emergencies should not be ignored because of money issues. DentalWorks - Louisville - Cedar Springs will contact the patient’s insurance company to reach their greatest coverage. DentalWorks - Louisville - Cedar Springs accepts many payment methods and helps patients with financing options to make relief within the patient's means.
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The most critical dental concerns, including a lost filling or tooth, seem to happen when they are most unexpected. However, DentalWorks - Louisville - Cedar Springs offers emergency dentistry. If you have a issue that must have critical help our dentists at DentalWorks - Louisville - Cedar Springs will do their best to help you as fast as possible.