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McLean Family Dentistry

Emergency Dental Care Glen Echo, MD

If you experience a dental emergency, don’t hesitate to call our McLean practice at 866-348-1170 without delay. For immediate assistance after hours, call our emergency line at 703-951-3699 and our on-call staff member will help you. In the case of an emergency that you cannot reach our office, 911.

We are here to help you, any time, any day. When your dental health is at risk, we will do everything we can to ensure that you receive prompt treatment. While dental emergencies are rare, they can happen, and it’s important to know how to take care of your teeth no matter what. Common dental emergencies include:

  • Severe toothache
  • Broken or cracked tooth/teeth
  • Permanent tooth knocked out
  • Object caught between teeth
  • Broken jaw

Emergency Dental Services 24/7 in Glen Echo, MD

Tooth pain can arise for various reasons. Mild pain could be from a cavity, braces, or taking a bite of something too hard. If you are suffering from unbearable mouth pain, a prompt visit to the dentist could save your tooth from infection or extraction. Mouth infections can impact your overall health, leading to a swollen face, fever, and swollen lymph nodes. Infected teeth may also necessitate root canal treatment.

Severe toothache

A tooth can cause pain for a variety of reasons. Mild pain could be from a cavity, braces, or taking a bite of an apple too hard. If you find you have unbearable pain in your mouth, the sooner you see a dentist could save your tooth from infection or an extraction. Infections in the mouth can affect your whole body, causing swollen face and cheeks, fever, and swollen lymph nodes. Infected teeth can also be cause for root canal treatment.

Broken, Cracked, or Chipped tooth/teeth

Accidents and mishaps can happen, especially with daily wear and tear on our teeth. If your teeth break or damage in any way including to the root, it can be painful. Attempting to eat may worsen the pain and damage. Dental bonding, veneers, or crowns that break need to mended right away to prevent further damage. In our McLean office in Glen Echo, MD, we utilize the latest technology, including the ITERO Digital Impression System to get more accurate and mess free impressions used for common procedures including crowns, veneers, inlays/onlays, bridges, and implants. Contact us as soon as possible for any broken, cracked, or chipped teeth!!

Permanent Tooth Knocked Out

Every year, numerous students and other individuals lose a tooth due to sports injuries or accidents. Regardless of how you lost your tooth, the sooner an emergency dentist can attempt to re-implant the tooth, the better the chance of preserving your original tooth. In some cases, however, the tooth may be lost or irreparably damaged. In such instances, we can provide a tooth implant. Again, the sooner the better to avoid the other teeth from moving out of place.

Emergency Dental Care You Can Count On

Our Dentists Dr. Uppasna Chand and Dr. Shawdi Assar have years of experience and top of the line equipment to deal with your dental emergency. While we hope you don’t need any emergency dentists anytime soon, having a dentist you trust on call can relieve the burden of “What do I do?” when an emergency does occur. Contact us Today!