Can’t live your life because of dental discomfort? When a serious oral health problem appears, Grand Dental – Sycamore is prepared to provide solutions. Get in touch with our dental office and we’ll do everything we can to schedule you for a visit right away, often the same day. If your emergency is occurring after-hours, you’ll be able to reach our on-call dentist. In these instances, a dentist can ease your difficult situation with over-the-phone guidance and urgent emergency dentistry in Sycamore, IL.
When a dental emergency occurs, its usually when you least expect it. Whether or not you know what to do next, you should always call our dental office right away. Our team can get you scheduled and is even available after-hours to provide guidance in your difficult situation.
Toothaches generally mean an underlying problem inside your tooth is present. In the meantime, take ibuprofen, apply a cold compress in 10-minute intervals (on and off), and rinse your mouth with salt water.
Find any pieces of tooth, gently rinse, and bring them to our dental office. Use sugar-free chewing gum or orthodontic wax to cover jagged portions of your remaining tooth to prevent cutting your mouth.
Get to our dental office within an hour and bring the tooth with you. Do not touch the root or remove any tissue still attached. Handle by the crown portion only. Rinse your mouth with warm water and place it into the open socket. Alternatively, keep it in milk or salt water and get to our dental office.
Replacing or repairing your restoration reduces your risk of an infection. If you have the crown, rinse it under water and reattach it using a piece of sugar-free chewing gum or denture adhesive. Call our dental office and we’ll see if we can reattach it, assuming there is no decay or damage on the tooth's surface.
Most dental emergencies are difficult to predict (and therefore avoid), but you can prevent the majority of them by:
In order to provide you with a specific cost of your emergency care, we need to perform an exam and confirm the cause of your emergency. From there, we can develop a treatment plan that stops dental pain and ensures proper healing can occur. Don’t be afraid to ask our team any questions regarding treatment, financing, or maximizing dental benefits.