About Emergency Dental Care
Some dental issues (like a cracked tooth, jaw pain, a toothache, and more) need quick relief. When these dental emergencies occur, patients in the Louisville, KY area are encouraged to call our dentists at DentalWorks - Louisville for help and assistance. Our dentists will answer each question about the patient’s dental situation and talk about short-term relief and long-term treatments. For problems during regular office hours, the patient is usually able to come in to DentalWorks - Louisville for treatment, 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 can also schedule an appointment at DentalWorks - Louisville 24/7 online for problems that don’t need immediate relief.
"I always have a great experience at DentalWorks. Kristen does an amazing job."- D.K. / Yelp / Aug 29, 2019
"Alex always cleans my teeth quickly and thoroughly. His efficiency is second to none, as he expertly paves the way for the final boss, Dr. Ryan, to make his entrance and cheerfully deliver whatever exotic new flavor of horrible news his soul crushing crystal ball has concocted on behalf of my dental fate.It always ends well, though, when this top-notch dentist turns his anticavity superpowers against the forces of oral darkness, repels the evil marauders, heals the innocent victims, strengthens their enamel fortress, and ultimately thwarts disaster! 5/5!"- J.W. / Google / Aug 17, 2019
"The staff is awesome!! Love this place. They’re great with my 1 year old also. Would definitely recommend."- A.G. / Google / Aug 09, 2019
"I've been going to Dr. Ryan for years and years. 10 years ago I moved to Crestwood and it's not as convenient to go to the highlands anymore, but I do, if that tells you anything. I love it at Dentalworks. Everyone is nice and professional. Highly recommend"- C.T. / Google / Jul 29, 2019
"Looove my dental hygienist! She’s always friendly caring and gentle! 😀"- L.H. / Google / Jul 20, 2019
What to Expect
For after-hours emergency dental care, the patient should call DentalWorks - Louisville and leave a message with our answering service. Our dentists (or another qualified dentist, if our dentists are not reachable) is called and the patient’s information and number is given to our dentists, who will reach out to the patient. Typically emergencies can be taken care of with a prescription called in to a pharmacy and the patient is scheduled to visit DentalWorks - Louisville first thing in the morning. If the patient has 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 the nearest emergency room if it is after hours.
Our dentists will typically schedule a follow-up appointment to assess the patient’s progress or to finish the needed procedures. Our dentists will discuss with each patient about specific care instructions that should be followed exactly for maximum relief. Patients should continue to schedule annual dental exams and bi-annual dental cleanings at DentalWorks - Louisville so our dentists can find and treat any future problems that may require emergency care.
Dental emergencies should not be ignored over money concerns. DentalWorks - Louisville will work with the patient’s insurance company to get their maximum coverage. DentalWorks - Louisville accepts a variety of payment methods and offers financing options to make emergency care affordable.
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Relief Right Now
Some of the most urgent dental issues, like a lost filling or chipped tooth, have a habit of happening when they are least convenient. Fortunately, DentalWorks - Louisville offers emergency dental services. If you have a problem that requires immediate treatment our dentists at DentalWorks - Louisville will do their best to take care of you as quickly as possible.
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