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Emergency Dentistry in Claremont CA

Emergency Dental Care in Claremont

Dental emergencies often occur at the most inconvenient of times and can happen to patients of all ages. Dental emergencies should be addressed as soon as possible by one of our dentists to avoid the possibility of permanent damage or tooth loss.

Claremont Dental Institute offers emergency dental care for new and existing patients including oral surgery and root canals. Common dental emergencies can include:

  • Sudden or sharp tooth pain
  • Broken or chipped tooth
  • Something lodged between teeth
  • Knocked out tooth
  • Inflamed gum tissue, swollen gums, mouth pain

Prompt dental care is available when you need it at Claremont Dental Institute. Our office has extended evening hours and will see patients by appointment as needed for a dental emergency. Contact our office immediately in the event of a dental emergency for instructions on how to proceed or to schedule a same-day emergency visit. Our state of the art dental office is equipped to evaluate your dental problem and provide comprehensive care to address damage, infection, and pain.

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Protect Your Smile

Protecting your teeth and gums is the key to minimizing the risk of a dental emergency that is the result of an accident or trauma. Claremont Dental Institute offers custom sports mouth guards for children and adults and recommends wearing one when engaging in contact sports or any activity that could result in a facial injury.

Routine dental care also plays an important role in maintaining the integrity of your smile. Prompt treatment for tooth decay and gum disease will keep teeth strong and reduce your risk of a sudden infection or tooth damage. Our dental team also monitors the condition of any dental restorations you may have, helping to avoid problems such as a broken dental crown.

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Emergency Dental Care with Dr. Vijay Patel

Dr. Vijay Patel has over 25 years of experienced and has committed many hours annually throughout his career to continuing education in dentistry. He leads a team of dentists and specialists at Claremont Dental Institute who provide comprehensive care under one roof.

We utilize advanced technology to address your dental problems for the best possible patient experience and outcome. From minor concerns to a lost tooth, we can help you restore your oral health and alleviate your discomfort.

Dr. Patel has post-graduate training in sleep dentistry and has incorporated dental sedation into our practice for your total comfort during a treatment or procedure.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do with a knocked out tooth?

A knocked out tooth requires immediate attention- call our office as soon as possible. If you can locate the tooth, place between the cheek and gums or in a container of warm milk to bring with you. Do not touch the root of the tooth.

Can I remove debris between my teeth?

If you have food or an object caught between your teeth, gently rinsing the mouth or using dental floss may remove it. Do not use sharp objects to attempt to remove it in order to avoid damaging the teeth and/or the gums. If you cannot dislodge the object, contact our office to schedule a visit. We often bring emergency patients in on the same day to address their needs.

Do you offer emergency root canals?

Yes, Dr. Patel offers experienced care for oral surgical procedures such as a root canal. If you are experiencing sudden tooth pain or sensitivity it is important that we assess your condition and provide appropriate treatment as soon as possible to avoid tooth loss in the event of an infection or abscess.

Dental Emergency Cost and Financing

Claremont Dental Institute accepts most dental insurance and will file your claim as an out of network provider at the time of your visit. Our front desk staff can work with you to determine your portion of your dental care treatment cost.

We also offer the convenience of financing your dental care with several healthcare lending companies:

  • CareCredit
  • Lending Tree
  • Citi Health Card

To learn more or find links to applying online, visit our website page dedicated to payment options and insurance information.

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