Emergencies

Emergency Dental Care in Danville, IL

Dental Emergencies in Danville, IL

We understand that dental emergencies sometimes happen. If you have an accident or notice an oral health issue that needs immediate attention, we are here for you. Our Danville, IL dental team is specially trained to handle urgent situations and can help you get the care you need right away. Below, you will find information on what to do in certain dental emergencies. If you have any questions or do not know what to do, please contact our office immediately. We will be happy to help.

If you have lost a permanent adult tooth, your situation is considered a dental emergency. Whether it has been knocked out during an accident or fallen out on its own, we need to see you right away. The faster you get to our office, the more likely it is that we will be able to save your tooth. Call us immediately if a permanent adult tooth has come out of your mouth. Until you get to our office, take care to protect the tooth. Do not touch the root of the tooth. If at all possible, try to place the tooth back into its original socket. This should help the tooth stay healthy until you can be seen.

If you have a tooth that is broken or otherwise severely damaged, please contact us right away. Until you can be seen at our office, please protect any portion of the tooth that may have come out of your mouth. If needed, take acetaminophen for the pain. This situation is considered an emergency and should be handled with expediency. The sooner you reach our office, the sooner we can relieve your pain and restore your tooth.

If you have experienced tissue damage, we want to help. If your tongue, gum, cheek, or lip is bleeding, first try to stem the blood flow. The bleeding should stop within about 20 minutes. If it doesn’t, or if you are bleeding profusely, please visit the emergency room right away. Once the bleeding has stopped, please call our office to schedule an emergency appointment so that we can assess the situation. Don’t wait — quickness is often key to successful treatment.

Remember — significant dental pain is always an emergency. If you need help, please contact us quickly so that we can alleviate your discomfort and help you get the treatment you need. Our team will work hard to see you the same day you call. We are here to help!

You can reach our Danville, IL dental office by calling 217-703-4536. You can also send us a message using our online form — though this method of contact is recommended for non-emergency inquiries only. Just fill it out, click submit, and a member of our team will get back with you as soon as possible. We will help you find a suitable date and time that works with your personal schedule.

Don’t hesitate to ask for help. We can help you feel better quickly. We will be happy to alleviate your pain and get you back to your normal life.

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