About Emergency Dental Care
Certain dental issues (like a toothache, cracked tooth, jaw pain, and others) require fast relief. When these dental emergencies occur, individuals in the Wake Forest, NC area are urged to call our dentists at DentalWorks - Wake Forest for help and guidance. Our dentists will answer every question about the patient’s dental situation and talk about temporary relief and longer lasting options. For problems during regular office times, the patient is usually able to come in to DentalWorks - Wake Forest for emergency care, but for problems that occur after office hours, our dentists will be contacted and given the patient’s information, so our dentists can help the patient decide the best course of action. Patients may also schedule an appointment at DentalWorks - Wake Forest any time online for problems that do not require immediate relief.
"Great environment! The people At the front desk were really helpful. Went to a couple dentist that same day and they were by far the best place I went to."- J.M. / Google / Jan 01, 2018
"Dr. Lembree and his team at DentalWorks Wake Forest are fantastic. I have been going there for about 3 years and it's always easy, clean, and thorough. Plus the whole team are really really friendly."- E.J. / Yelp / Nov 15, 2017
"Very friendly staff. Did a great job cleaning my teeth with no discomfort."- A.H. / Google / Nov 13, 2017
"Pleasant receptionists as well as the person who cleaned my teeth, and the dentist was easy to talk with."- S.H. / Google / Nov 13, 2017
"Very compassionate and caring I hate having to go so this was a very pleasant change work performed quickly and efficiently"- A.C. / Google / Nov 06, 2017
What to Expect
For after-hours emergency dental care, the individual should call DentalWorks - Wake Forest and leave a message with our answering service. Our dentists (or a local qualified dentist, if our dentists aren't reachable) is called and the patient’s number and information is given to our dentists, who will reach out to the patient. Most dental emergencies will be taken care of with a prescription called in to an emergency pharmacy and the individual is scheduled to come to DentalWorks - Wake Forest first thing in the morning. If the individual experiences a major emergency of uncontrolled bleeding, intense pain, and/or signs of an infection (swelling and fever, our dentists will typically refer the patient immediately to an ER if it is after hours.
Our dentists will usually schedule a follow-up appointment to check on the patient’s progress or to finish any other procedures. Our dentists will discuss with every patient about specific aftercare instructions that need to be followed exactly for maximum relief. Patients will continue to plan annual dental examinations and twice yearly dental cleanings at DentalWorks - Wake Forest so our dentists can catch and prevent any developing problems that may require emergency dental care.
Oral health emergencies shouldn't be left untreated over financial concerns. DentalWorks - Wake Forest will work with the patient’s insurance carrier to get their maximum coverage. DentalWorks - Wake Forest takes a variety of payment options and offers financing plans to help make care and relief affordable.
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Relief Right Now
Some of the most pressing dental problems, like a chipped tooth or lost filling, have a habit of happening whenever they are least expected. Fortunately, DentalWorks - Wake Forest provides emergency dental services. When you have a problem that requires immediate treatment our dentists at DentalWorks - Wake Forest will do their best to take care of you as quickly as possible.