Emergency Dentistry in North Carolina
Are you looking for emergency dental care in North Carolina? Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry has got your back. We strive to accommodate your dental emergency as quickly as possible, by keeping spaces open in our schedule and offering Saturday appointments. Your smile is important, and we want to preserve it as best we can.
Don’t wait in pain. Contact our emergency dentist immediately!
Some Things To Keep In Mind
While you’re on your way to see us, here are some pointers for dealing with your dental emergency before you get to our office.
Chipped or Cracked Teeth
Rinse your mouth with warm water immediately. If you have any swelling, hold a cold compress to your face.
Severe Tooth Pain
Rinse your mouth with warm water to clean away any food or bacteria. If there is anything stuck between your teeth, use floss to remove it. You can take a pain reliever to alleviate the tooth pain, but don’t apply aspirin directly onto the aching tooth or gums.
Knocked-Out Adult Tooth
Keep the tooth moist by either placing it in a cup of milk or holding it in between your cheek and gums. Whenever you pick up the tooth, hold it by the top/crown part and not the root. It’s crucial to see a dentist right away to save the tooth.
After hours? Call 1.855.41RICCO to reach our on-call dentist!
Same-Day Emergency Dental Care
Our wide array of comprehensive emergency dental services are here to help you feel better sooner. They include:
If you’re a more nervous patient, we offer relaxing sedation options to keep you at ease during your treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are emergency dental services?
Emergency dentistry includes any dental treatment that is performed urgently. If you’re experiencing pain and treatment can’t wait until your next scheduled appointment, it’s considered an emergency.
Are emergency dentist appointments more expensive?
Oftentimes, people assume that an emergency dentist appointment is more expensive. However, we’ll never upcharge you solely for lack of notice.
How much do dental emergency services cost?
Each treatment is different and the cost varies on a case-by-case basis. For assistance with out-of-pocket costs, we happily accept financing through CareCredit®.
Does insurance cover dental emergencies?
Your coverage for dental emergencies depends on your insurance provider. Our team is happy to look into your coverage for you upon your arrival. If you’re uninsured, our in-house dental membership plan covers one yearly emergency exam and X-ray.
For top-notch emergency dentistry and a gentle touch, Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry is here for you.
A Team You Can Count On!
Please contact us ASAP if you have a dental emergency!