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Fast, Dedicated Emergency Dentist in Denton

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Dental emergencies can happen in the blink of an eye, or they may build and build over time until the patient is scared and in serious pain – whatever your or your family member’s unique situation is, you can trust in Denton Dental Center to be there for you during these difficult times. Dr. Todd Balington has plenty of experience with treating urgent situations, and he and the rest of our team will make time for emergency cases as soon as we possibly can so that you can experience fast relief. If you’re from the Denton area, Corinth, Krum, or another nearby location, don’t hesitate to contact us for help during a dental emergency. In many cases, we’re able to see patients on the same day they call. If we’re unable to treat you right away or your emergency does not necessarily require immediate treatment, we’ll walk you through at-home care over the phone to ensure you are safe and pain free until you reach our office.



Common Emergencies

Many patients hesitate to pick up the phone to call us because they’re not sure a situation is considered an emergency. We would much rather have you call our team and not need emergency care than need urgent treatment and not contact us. It’s always best to start repairing dental damage right away. What exactly constitutes a dental emergency? Here are some of the most common situations we see:

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Preparing for Your Emergency Appointment

We will walk you through how to care for your smile and relieve pain over the phone when you call us during a dental emergency, so you don’t need to worry about memorizing every step you need to take. However, for those patients who find comfort in feeling prepared, some of the basic first aid and pain management steps you can take to protect your smile and prepare for your emergency visit include:

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Preventing Dental Emergencies

We know that the majority of dental emergencies cannot be avoided. However, there are some basic dos and don’ts that can help you reduce your risk for experiencing dental emergencies, including:

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