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A dental emergency can happen when you least expect it, whether it’s a broken tooth, severe uncontrollable pain, or sudden swelling in the face. If you are experiencing a dental emergency, contact your dental center as soon as possible. Your MCDC dental team is here to help you determine if treatment is needed now, or if it can wait. Call (877) 313-6232 to talk to someone about your dental concern.
If you are experiencing pain or need emergency dental services, we will find you the earliest available appointment at your nearest My Community Dental Center.
This does not guarantee an immediate appointment or treatment. In some cases, treatment may require multiple steps to eliminate the dental problem.
Once your dental team assesses your situation over the phone, we will do our very best to get you in to be seen as soon as possible. In some cases, he or she may share ways to help ease symptoms or refer you to another dentist or to your local hospital if appropriate.
*Due to the situation surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, we are no longer accepting walk-ins for emergency dental needs. We may ask you to contact your local MCDC office to schedule an appointment for emergency care. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to take care of your dental needs.
It’s important to know the difference between emergency vs. urgent dental needs – and the services we can provide.
Dental Emergencies are potentially life-threatening or life-endangering situations involving the teeth, mouth, jaw, and/or bones of the face.
Urgent Dental Care is needed to treat certain non-life-threatening problems involving the teeth, mouth, face, and/or jaw. Here are urgent care concerns:
If you have experienced trauma to the head or neck, a broken jaw, or excessive bleeding, we recommend you go to the emergency room.
Many emergency rooms are simply not equipped to treat certain emergency dental needs. Pain is not the only way for a dental emergency to be present, so it’s important to discuss your particular issues with a dental professional. Some issues the local ER or urgent care may not be able to help include:
Still not sure you’re experiencing a dental emergency? Call us! We will help you determine if treatment is needed, or if it can wait.
A dental emergency is a situation that requires prompt attention from a dental professional. Without immediate attention, dental emergencies can be potentially life-threatening. In the case of a dental emergency, it is important to avoid emergency rooms unless otherwise instructed.
Emergency care can also include cancer patients needing treatment before, during, and following chemotherapy or radiation.
If you have experienced a trauma to the head or neck, a broken jaw, or excessive bleeding, we recommend you go the emergency room.
A few common treatment and dentistry needs may be important, but don’t require emergency or urgent care. We can assist in scheduling:
First of all, we’re sorry you are experiencing a dental emergency. We’re here to help and ready to take care of you and that great smile of yours.
Call us immediately! We want to make sure we have all the correct information on your mouth, so we’ll take the time to review and update your chart as necessary. We’ll also talk to you about your symptoms, review any previous issues, and discuss possible treatments.
Until you can talk to us or see us, there are certain things you can do in an emergency dental situation that may help. If you’ve already talked to us, be sure to follow any instructions we gave you.
Urgent Dental Care is needed to treat certain non-life-threatening problems involving the teeth, mouth, face, and/or jaw. Delaying treatment in these instances could cause serious complications. Our dental team can guide you through what steps you should take to protect your teeth and gums while waiting for a dental treatment.