Emergency dentistry is for patients who need immediate care from our dentist. If you are unsure if you need an emergency appointment, contact Pope Dentistry. Dr. Joseph Pope’s office can recommend how to take care of your injury before your emergency dental appointment in Bloomington or Bloomington, Illinois.
A dental emergency is some sort of problem with a patient’s oral health that needs attention right away from a dental professional. Dental emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. For this reason, our dentist and team are prepared to address dental emergencies as soon as possible. If you are dealing with a dental emergency, we urge you to call us immediately so that we can help. A dental emergency should not be ignored! We will schedule you to come in at the earliest time possible.
Dental emergencies include:
- Severe toothache
- A lost or broken dental restoration, such as a filling or crown
- Damage to the mouth, tongue, cheeks, lips or gums
- A cracked or fractured tooth
- A chipped or broken tooth
- A partially or fully knocked-out tooth
If you are experiencing one of the situations above or any other dental emergency, please call us right away. In addition to scheduling you as soon as possible, we will provide instructions for what you can do for your smile until you can come see us. If your head or neck have sustained any injuries, please visit an emergency room or your general physician before scheduling any needed dental care with our team.
To learn more about emergency dental care from our dentist and team, please give us a call!