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Emergency Dentistry – Naperville, IL

Quickly Providing Dental Care When You Need It Most

Is serious dental pain keeping you from going about your day? Fortunately, our team at Grand Dental – Naperville can help. When you call our dental office, we’ll do our utmost to book an appointment for you as soon as we can, typically later that same day. You can even reach our dentist on call for after-hours emergency dentistry in our Naperville, IL dental office.

Why Choose Grand Dental - Naperville for Emergency Dentistry?

How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies

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Due to their unexpected nature, it’s difficult to say what to do after a dental emergency to avoid the risk of additional damage. Every situation is different, so you should contact us immediately. Our team can provide basic guidance over the phone, which may look something like this:

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Toothaches

An intense toothache often indicates an infection in the inner chambers of a tooth. To alleviate your pain until you reach us, you can take an over-the-counter pain reliever like ibuprofen, hold a cold compress to your cheek, or rinse with a saltwater solution.

Learn About Root Canals

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Chipped/Broken Teeth

Rinse off any pieces of the tooth you can find and store them in a sealable bag. If the remaining tooth has a sharp edge, place a piece of sugarless gum over it to prevent it from injuring your oral tissues.

Learn About Tooth Extractions

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Knocked-Out Tooth

Get to our dental office within an hour of the incident for the best chance at successful replantation. Pick up the tooth, only touching the chewing surface. Rinse it off with warm water. Try to gently place it back in the socket. If that’s not feasible, store it in a container of milk until you arrive at our dental office.

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Lost Filling/Crown

Locate and rinse off the restoration. Use a piece of sugar-free gum to temporarily reattach it to the tooth. However, you should still visit us for a more permanent solution.

How to Prevent Dental Emergencies

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Although dental emergencies aren’t 100% avoidable, there are some precautions you can take to lessen your risk, including:

Cost of Treating Dental Emergencies

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The only way we can tell you how much your treatment will cost is by examining your mouth and diagnosing the underlying issue. From there, we can develop a treatment plan to relieve your pain and get your smile back on track. Our team members can gladly walk you through your financial options and navigate your insurance benefits.

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