About Emergency Dental Care
Particular dental concerns (including jaw pain,a cracked tooth, toothache, and more) demand swift relief. At times when these oral emergencies come up, patients around the Wilmington, NC area are encouraged to contact our dentists at DentalWorks - Wilmington for support and guidance. Our dentists will reply to each question concerning the patient’s dental concern and explain short-term relief and long-term treatments. If the problem occurs during open office hours, the patient is typically encouraged to come to DentalWorks - Wilmington for treatment, however for issues that take place after hours, our dentists will be reached and given the patient’s phone number, so our dentists can help the patient choose the most appropriate option. Patients can also book an appointment at DentalWorks - Wilmington 24/7 through the online portal for concerns that don’t need urgent treatment.
"I transferred to DentalWorks after a series of unpleasant experiences with another office. From the onset, I had an extremely positive experience: easy website to navigate; courteous front office staff; pleasant and welcoming hygienist; professional dentist; and overall a friendly office environment. I was referred to this office by a colleague and friend so I expected a great visit, but the office exceeded my expectations."- S.T. / Google / Jun 02, 2018
"All of the front desk and dental assistants are so nice and helpful. Thank you for taking such good care of my son!"- C.D. / Google / May 13, 2018
"This was my first visit! What can I say... I love it! Every person I met was wonderful! Thank you!"- S.T. / Google / May 12, 2018
"Love this place. The staff is always friendly and treats you like family. Easy to obtain records if you need for insurance and the dentists are prompt and professional, respecting their patients' time."- J.R. / Google / May 12, 2018
"I enjoyed my visit I haven’t been to the Dentist in almost 10 years and everyone there was professional they explained everything before they started working and they made sure I understood all the details before they started ...and plus I got a sticker !!!!"- D.W. / Google / Apr 20, 2018
What to Expect
For after-hours emergencies, the patient can contact DentalWorks - Wilmington and talk to our answering service. Our dentists (or another authorized dentist, if our dentists are not able to be reached) is contacted and the patient’s message and information is shared with our dentists, who will phone the patient. Usually emergencies can be solved with a prescription sent to a pharmacy and the patient is booked to visit DentalWorks - Wilmington as soon as possible. If the patient has a bigger issue of significant bleeding, severe pain, and/or signs of an infection swelling or fever), our dentists will usually direct the patient straight away to the nearest ER if it is after the office is closed.
Our dentists will normally schedule another appointment to evaluate the patient’s progress or to conclude the needed services. Our dentists will explain to each patient their special care directions that should be followed entirely for faster relief. Patients should continue to schedule once a year dental exams and bi-annual dental cleanings at DentalWorks - Wilmington so our dentists can notice and stop any future issues that may call for emergency care.
Dental emergencies should not be ignored because of money issues. DentalWorks - Wilmington will contact the patient’s insurance company to reach their greatest coverage. DentalWorks - Wilmington accepts many payment methods and helps patients with financing options to make dental emergencies within the patient's means.
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The most serious dental troubles, including a lost tooth or filling, seem to happen when they are most inconvenient. However, DentalWorks - Wilmington offers emergency dentistry. If you have a issue that must have critical help our dentists at DentalWorks - Wilmington will do their best to help you as fast as possible.