Wouldn’t it be nice if dental emergencies kept to your dentist’s opening hours?
Imagine being able to call your dentist’s office and get answers on what to do right away.
But the reality is, they don’t. Dental emergencies can happen at any time, any day.
And they can’t wait. More so, PAIN can’t wait.
Whether you think you are having a dental emergency or want to be prepared, keep reading – we have all the answers you’re looking for.
In this blog, we outline:
If you are in too much pain to read the rest, give us a call immediately: (801) 278-4223
Our Legacy Dental extension, 911 Emergency Dental, offers 24/7 emergency dental care in Salt Lake City.
Dental emergencies are far more common than one would think.
But in the heat of the moment, it can be hard to know what to do, who to call, and if you are really having a dental emergency.
So, we’ll make it easy.
Below is a list of common dental scenarios we consider dental emergencies in Salt Lake City.
Are you having a dental emergency? Keep scrolling for our infographic on how to handle common dental emergencies.
Our Salt Lake City emergency dentists want to help you!
We understand dental emergencies can happen at any time of the day or week.
That pain can’t wait.
Whether you need assistance right now or want to prepare for a dental emergency, please carefully review our infographic on what to do in a dental emergency.
More than likely, if you are experiencing a dental emergency, you will need to see a dentist as soon as possible.
The sooner you can see a dentist, the better chances you have of preserving your smile and the sooner you can get out of pain.
Are you in the Salt Lake City area? We offer 24/7 emergency dental care, including the following services:
For more tips, read our patients’ FAQs below on what to do in a dental emergency and our emergency dentists’ recommendations.
Our emergency dentists in Salt Lake City have advanced training in treating teeth that have been knocked loose and out by trauma. Contact us immediately for help: (385) 446-2942
Tip: Broken teeth are often caused during physical activities (sports). To prevent yourself against broken teeth, we recommend you wear a mouth guard.
Tip: Even if the pain goes away, more than likely a condition exists that will get worse and eventually cause pain again. Treating it now can prevent further problems and pain later on.
There are a few helpful ways to take care of the sensitive “hole” that is left after a filling has fallen out until you can see your dentist.
At Legacy Dental, we can usually see you the same day to fix a fallen out filling. Call us at: (385) 446-2942
The last thing you need to worry about during a dental emergency is cost.
At Legacy Dental, our dental emergency costs and financial options are clear and straightforward:
If you visit us during regular business hours, we will not charge you an additional fee.
We understand that emergencies are not planned, which is why we offer payment plans through CareCredit and our in-office payment plan.
We also accept most dental insurance plans. To find out how you can use your benefits at our office, contact us with your insurance information. Please note: We do not accept Medicaid.
Don’t have dental insurance? Don’t worry. You can receive emergency dental care without insurance.
In fact: At least, 50% of our patients don’t have dental insurance.
For patients without insurance, we offer an in-house membership plan that can cover the cost of your exams and x-rays and save you 20% on the cost of treatment. Click here to learn more.
We also accept cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.
The quick answer:
We are available 24/7.
The more convincing answer:
Your comfort is our first concern.
Just because you have an urgent need, doesn’t mean we will compromise on our quality of care or your patient experience.
Our emergency dentists in Salt Lake City will do everything in our power to get you out of pain and preserve your smile.
To make your dental emergency as easy and comfortable as possible, we offer:
Our emergency dentists in Salt Lake City have over 40 years of combined experience in dentistry and have treated over 1,000 patients.
They know a thing or two about dental emergencies and what to do to get the best outcome.
Contact us today or save our information just in case you need us:
Legacy Dental blog is proudly run by our Salt Lake City dentists team; We share knowledge about general dental care and practices. Apart from running this blog, we offer various dental services such as general dentistry, emergency dentistry, and dental implants for the community in Salt Lake City, Utah
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