If you ever experience a dental emergency, the first thing that you should do is contact our practice immediately. If you are calling during office hours, our team will do everything possible to assist you immediately. If you are calling our emergency number after hours, our on-call doctor is here to address your dental problem. If you cannot reach our office in an emergency, please dial 911 or visit the nearest urgent care center.
Dental emergencies can occur at any time. At Silverman Dental, we want our patients to know that we are here to help—any time, any day. We will do everything in our power to care for you quickly whenever your dental health is at risk. Common dental emergencies include
- Breaking or cracking teeth
- Knocking out a permanent tooth
- Biting your tongue or lip
- Catching an object between your teeth
- A severe toothache
- Extreme discomfort on your lips, gums, tongue, or palate
- A broken jaw or other facial bone
At Silverman Dental, we have the benefit of working with a world-class oral surgeon, Dr. Alexandre Balaci. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Balaci is highly trained to treat a wide variety of facial trauma injuries and dental emergencies, from resetting broken facial or jaw bones and restoring missing teeth with dental implants to diagnosing and treating oral pathologies.
Emergency dental situations can be frightening, and we want you to know that our team is here to care for you in your time of need.