Emergency Dental Care in Brooklyn, NY

At Brooklyn Smile, we provide emergency dental care that helps to restore a tooth that sustains damage from an accident or infection. If you live in Brooklyn or the surrounding area, we encourage you to save our phone number since there is no way to tell if or when you may have a dental emergency, putting 718-745-3456 in your contact list can save you a trip to the emergency room.

Why we provide emergency dental care

We provide emergency dental care to ensure that patients can get the help they need right away. If you leave a damaged or infected tooth alone, you will risk the infection spreading.

Why should I visit you for emergency dental care instead of going to the ER?

While the physicians in the emergency room are skilled at treating health emergencies, they are not familiar with dental care. They can triage any problem that you have by helping to stop the bleeding, but they will not be able to restore a damaged tooth. Likewise, if you visit an emergency room due to dental pain, they can provide you with pain relief but cannot find out what is causing the pain and work to solve it. This is why you need to visit the dentist instead. Remember that even if you go to the emergency room, you will still likely need to visit the dentist anyway. Visit us for emergency dental care instead of saving yourself the extra pain, time, and money.

What types of procedures does an emergency dentist perform?

At Brooklyn Smile, our team provides the same type of services that you can receive during a traditional dental visit. The two most common issues that we address during emergency dental visits are:

Damage

It is actually fairly common for teeth to sustain damage in an accident. The damage can be due to a standard car accident, workplace injury, sports accident, or other situation. While most adults do not think about cracking a tooth while playing a pickup game of basketball – it happens. These casual everyday events can lead to sudden tooth damage, and if they do, you need to be sure to repair the damage as soon as possible. While providing emergency dental care, we can fix a cracked tooth, chipped tooth, or even a tooth that is knocked out.

If you need immediate dental restoration in the Brooklyn area, visit our office. For fast results, we can use dental bonding. This is a resin, tooth-colored material that can be placed on top of your tooth, shaped, and hardened using a special dental light. It can be completed in one sitting so that you can walk in with a chipped tooth and leave with a fully restored one. Other solutions like dental veneers and dental crowns are also available to correct damage but typically require two visits to do so.

We can also provide emergency dental care if your tooth has been knocked out due to an accident or has fallen out after becoming loose. If you can find the tooth, rinse it and put it in a cup of milk, then come to our Brooklyn, NY dental office right away. There is a possibility that the tooth can be put back in your mouth. Otherwise, we can discuss replacement options that include dentures, a dental bridge, or a dental implant. All of these are possibilities that can appear completely natural, so to learn more about them, call 718-745-3456.

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