About Emergency Dental Care
Certain dental concerns (including a toothache, cracked tooth, jaw pain, and others) require fast relief. At times when these oral emergencies come up, individuals around the Winston Salem, NC area are urged to contact our dentists at DentalWorks - Winston Salem for help and guidance. Our dentists will reply to every question concerning the patient’s dental concern and explain temporary relief and longer lasting options. If the problem occurs during open office times, the patient is typically encouraged to come to DentalWorks - Winston Salem for emergency care, 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 may also book an appointment at DentalWorks - Winston Salem any time through the online portal for concerns that do not require urgent treatment.
What to Expect
For after-hours emergencies, the individual can contact DentalWorks - Winston Salem and talk to our answering service. Our dentists (or a local authorized dentist, if our dentists aren't able to be reached) is contacted and the patient’s number and information is shared with our dentists, who will phone the patient. Most dental emergencies will be solved with a prescription sent to an emergency pharmacy and the individual is booked to come to DentalWorks - Winston Salem as soon as possible. If the individual experiences 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 an ER if it is after the office is closed.
Our dentists will usually schedule another appointment to check on the patient’s progress or to conclude any other services. Our dentists will explain to every patient their special aftercare directions that need to be followed entirely for faster relief. Patients will continue to plan once a year dental examinations and twice yearly dental cleanings at DentalWorks - Winston Salem so our dentists can catch and prevent any developing issues that may call for emergency dental care.
Oral health emergencies shouldn't be left untreated because of financial issues. DentalWorks - Winston Salem will contact the patient’s insurance carrier to reach their greatest coverage. DentalWorks - Winston Salem takes many payment options and helps patients with financing plans to help make care and relief within the patient's means.
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Relief Right Now
The most pressing dental problems, including a chipped tooth or lost filling, seem to happen whenever they are least expected. However, DentalWorks - Winston Salem provides emergency dentistry. When you have a issue that must have critical help our dentists at DentalWorks - Winston Salem will do their best to help you as fast as possible.