Emergency Dentist Heber City

Dental Expertise When You Need It Most

Tooth pain, knocked-out teeth, and all types of dental emergencies tend to have at least one thing in common—they always happen when you least expect them. That’s why we’re happy to see emergency dentistry patients right away, and we’re often able to get them into our Heber City dental office the same day as their call. When you’re in pain, the last thing we’ll do is make you wait!

How We Treat Dental Emergencies

Woman holding her cheek in pain before emergency dentistry in Heber City

Step 1: Call Us—Explain your situation as much as you can over the phone, and we’ll let you know if you need to come see us right away. We’ll also provide first-aid tips to minimize pain and help you avoid further damage to the teeth.

Step 2: Emergency Exam-- After you arrive, we’ll examine your mouth and take X-rays so we can determine the exact cause and scope of your emergency.

Step 3: Treatment Plan-- We’ll get your pain under control and go over your treatment options, including the associated costs.

Step 4: Action—Any agreed-upon treatments will be performed, and we’ll schedule a follow-up visit if needed to complete any work we couldn’t do in a single appointment.

The Most Common Dental Emergencies

What counts as a dental emergency? You’ll find a few of the most common ones we see below, but feel free to give us a call if you experience any out-of-ordinary oral symptoms. It’s always better to be safe than sorry when it comes to your teeth!

Keys to Preventing Dental Emergencies

Woman smiling while brushing her teeth

A little prevention goes a long way when it comes to avoiding dental emergencies:

  • Daily brushing and flossing will stop most tooth pain before it ever starts
  • Always wear a mouthguard when playing sports
  • Be careful when eating really hard foods
  • Don’t use your teeth to open packages or bottles.
  • Reach out to our team at the earliest sign of a problem