About Emergency Dental Care
Particular dental issues (like jaw pain,a cracked tooth, toothache, and more) demand swift relief. When these dental emergencies occur, patients in the Richmond Heights, OH area are encouraged to call our dentists at DentalWorks - Richmond for support and guidance. Our dentists will answer each question about the patient’s dental situation and talk about short-term relief and long-term treatments. For problems during regular office hours, the patient is usually able to come in to DentalWorks - Richmond for treatment, but for problems that occur after office hours, our dentists will be contacted and given the patient’s information, so our dentists can help the patient decide the best course of action. Patients can also schedule an appointment at DentalWorks - Richmond 24/7 online for problems that don’t need immediate relief.
What to Expect
For after-hours emergency dental care, the patient should call DentalWorks - Richmond and leave a message with our answering service. Our dentists (or another qualified dentist, if our dentists are not reachable) is called and the patient’s message and information is given to our dentists, who will reach out to the patient. Usually emergencies can be taken care of with a prescription called in to a pharmacy and the patient is scheduled to visit DentalWorks - Richmond first thing in the morning. If the patient has a major emergency of uncontrolled bleeding, intense pain, and/or signs of an infection (swelling and fever, our dentists will typically refer the patient immediately to the nearest ER if it is after hours.
Our dentists will normally schedule a follow-up appointment to evaluate the patient’s progress or to finish the needed procedures. Our dentists will discuss with each patient about specific care instructions that should be followed exactly for maximum relief. Patients should continue to schedule annual dental exams and bi-annual dental cleanings at DentalWorks - Richmond so our dentists can notice and stop any future problems that may require emergency care.
Dental emergencies should not be ignored over money concerns. DentalWorks - Richmond will work with the patient’s insurance company to get their maximum coverage. DentalWorks - Richmond accepts a variety of payment methods and offers financing options to make dental emergencies affordable.
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Relief Right Now
Some of the most serious dental troubles, like a lost tooth or filling, have a habit of happening when they are most inconvenient. Fortunately, DentalWorks - Richmond offers emergency dental services. If you have a problem that requires immediate treatment our dentists at DentalWorks - Richmond will do their best to take care of you as quickly as possible.