About Emergency Dental Care
Certain dental problems (such as a toothache, cracked tooth, jaw pain, and others) require fast relief. If these mouth emergencies happen, individuals near the Pearland, TX area are urged to phone our dentists at Highland Dental Care and Orthodontics for help and guidance. 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 Highland Dental Care and Orthodontics 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 Highland Dental Care and Orthodontics 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 Highland Dental Care and Orthodontics 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 number and information is passed on to our dentists, who will call the patient. Most dental emergencies will be resolved with a prescription submitted to an emergency pharmacy and the individual is asked to come to Highland Dental Care and Orthodontics 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 ER if it is during non-office hours.
Our dentists will usually schedule a second appointment to check on 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 Highland Dental Care and Orthodontics so our dentists can catch and prevent any developing concerns that may need emergency dental care.
Oral health emergencies shouldn't be left untreated due to financial problems. Highland Dental Care and Orthodontics will talk to the patient’s insurance carrier to find their best coverage. Highland Dental Care and Orthodontics takes several payment options and connects patients with financing plans to help make care and relief reasonably priced.
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Relief Right Now
It seems like the most pressing dental problems, such as a chipped tooth or lost filling, tend to happen whenever they are least expected. Luckily, Highland Dental Care and Orthodontics provides emergency dental care. When you have a concern that needs urgent care our dentists at Highland Dental Care and Orthodontics will do their best to get treatment to you as soon as possible.