Emergency Dentist Specialist

Concord Dental Arts

Cosmetic & General Dentistry located in Concord, CA

Dental emergencies can happen when you least expect it, which is why board-certified Ellie Shirazi, DDS, and the experienced dental team at Concord Dental Arts in Concord, California, offer emergency dentist services when you need them the most. Call the office, schedule an appointment online, or walk in at the first sign of a dental emergency, such as a broken tooth or restoration, a knocked out tooth, or severe mouth trauma.

Emergency Dentist Q & A

What is emergency dentistry?

Emergency dentistry involves treating urgent dental needs to save a tooth or prevent severe, permanent dental damage from arising. Examples of emergency dental situations include:

  • Injuries to the face or mouth
  • Severe toothaches
  • Bleeding
  • Fractured or chipped teeth
  • Dental abscesses
  • Tooth infections
  • Impacted teeth
  • Broken or loose fillings
  • Dislodged or lost crowns or bridges
  • Damaged dentures

An emergency dental situation can be painful or traumatic, but it might simply involve fixing a broken tooth restoration, such as a crown or bridge, that affects the appearance of your smile.

What should I do during a dental emergency?

In the case of severe trauma or a life-threatening emergency, head to the nearest emergency room or call 911. If tooth or mouth trauma requires immediate attention but isn’t life threatening, call Concord Dental Arts to schedule a same-day appointment, walk in, request a visit online or use the emergency line after office hours.  

If a tooth restoration falls off or a permanent tooth gets knocked out, save it and bring it with you to your appointment.

What should I expect during treatment?

The treatment you’ll receive during emergency dentist services at Concord Dental Arts depends on the type of injury you have, and might include:

Dental surgery

If a tooth gets damaged or knocked out, you might require dental surgery to replace or restore it. Surgery might also be necessary as a result of severe mouth or gum trauma.

Cosmetic restorations

If cosmetic restorations, such as dentures, veneers, crowns, or bridges, break or gets lost, Dr. Shirazi can replace or restore them to improve the appearance of your smile and prevent complications.

Root canals

A root canal can save a severely damaged or infected tooth to reduce pain and avoid tooth extraction in the future. During a root canal, providers at Concord Dental Arts use the innovative ZEISS endodontics microscope for better precision and accuracy. They remove the damaged pulp, clean and fill the inside of the tooth with a special material, and seal it.

Do I require emergency dentistry?

When in doubt, call Concord Dental Arts at the first sign of a possible dental emergency. Any time you experience tooth pain or trauma or a tooth restoration breaks, you likely require immediate dental care. Call Concord Dental Arts directly to learn more or schedule an appointment online today.