Emergency Dentist — Manahawkin, NJ
Saving Broken or Infected Teeth
You might feel that a dental emergency is unlikely to ever happen to you, but according to researchers, about 1 in 6 Americans suffer from one every year. No matter if it’s a sudden toothache or a lost tooth, you need to be prepared to call Dr. Young and his caring professional team so you can get help as soon as possible! We’ll keep you comfortable during this stressful time and will quickly create a treatment plan for preserving your smile with emergency dentistry in Manahawkin, NJ.
Why Choose Young Dentistry for Emergency Dental Care?
- Vast Array of Dental Procedures Performed In-House
- Same-Day Appointments Available
- Various Sedation Options
How We Treat Dental Emergencies
- Get professional advice and a same-day appointment: Since there are many different kinds of oral health issues that require urgent care, you may not know what to do in your particular situation. That’s why it’s best to call and schedule a same-day visit right away. Don’t worry; our team can advise you over the phone on what you should do to address your symptoms.
- Complete an emergency exam with Dr. Young: As soon as you arrive, our team will bring you to an operatory so Dr. Young can perform a detailed exam. We’ll capture digital X-rays as well if needed to better understand the severity of your emergency and figure out the potential cause.
- Discussing our findings: After your exam, we’ll have a much better idea of what caused your emergency and can recommend a treatment plan from there. We’ll make sure you understand the estimated costs and timeline beforehand.
- Get the expert care you need: Whether you’re in need of a dental filling, crown, root canal therapy, tooth removal, or another service, we’ll make sure to act quickly and help you get as comfortable as possible.
The Most Common Dental Emergencies
It’s up to you to perform first aid during a dental emergency while you’re waiting for an appointment. No matter if a dental emergency has happened all of a sudden (such as a sudden blow to the mouth) or is the ultimate result of an ignored oral health issue (such as a cavity), you can always take steps to prevent further damage and relieve your pain. Below, you’ll find some of the most common types of emergencies we’re able to treat.
Understanding the Cost of Dental Emergencies
The cost of emergency treatment is not set in stone. After all, there are many kinds of emergencies, and as such there are different solutions for each one; sometimes you might only need antibiotics or a filling while in other cases a more complex procedure is required. We’ll give you a reliable estimate and help you maximize the benefits you receive from your dental insurance policy; we also accept third-party financing via CareCredit.
How to Prevent Dental Emergencies
To lower the risk of a dental emergency occurring, you can take the following steps:
- Maintain good oral hygiene habits like regular brushing and flossing
- Visit our dental office every six months for a cleaning and checkup
- If you participate in sports, get a mouthguard
- Never use your teeth to open packages or chew on inedible objects
- Avoid biting down on popcorn kernels, ice, peppermints, and any other kind of especially hard food