Emergency Dentistry

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 your nearest office immediately!

Current Patients With After-Hours
Emergencies Should Call 1.855.41RICCO

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.

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 up-charge 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. You can get in touch with your provider to check your coverage, or our team is happy to look into your coverage for you upon your arrival. If you aren’t covered, don’t stress, we offer accept CareCredit and offer an in-house dental membership plan.

Does your in-house dental membership plan cover emergency visits?

If you’re uninsured, we offer an in-house dental membership plan. Yearly membership covers a variety of treatments including one yearly emergency exam and X-ray, and up to 10% off other services. For top-notch emergency dentistry and a gentle touch, Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry is here for you.

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