About Emergency Dental Care
Some dental problems (such as a cracked tooth, jaw pain, a toothache, and others) need quick relief. If these mouth emergencies happen, individuals near the Memphis, TN area are urged to phone our dentists at DentalWorks - Memphis Austin Peay for help and assistance. Our dentists will respond to every question regarding the patient’s dental emergency and go over temporary relief and longer lasting options. If calling during normal office times, the patient is generally asked to visit DentalWorks - Memphis Austin Peay for emergency care, although for concerns that happen after the office closes, our dentists will be called and given the patient’s contact information, so our dentists can help the patient determine the most suitable plan. Patients may also make an appointment at DentalWorks - Memphis Austin Peay any time on the website for issues that do not require fast care.
"I love the staff, they are friendly and I always feel welcome. The are adorable and they are honest. When you need work done they let you know. The hygienist is gentle when flossing, I've experienced rough flossers so I like this location the best."- T.B. / Google / Mar 13, 2020
"Dr.Schmidt was great and Leigh gave me a outstanding cleaning. The office Managers explained my treatment options in details. I love the customer service, I will reference others!!!"- A.M. / Google / Feb 11, 2020
"DR. SCHMIDT and assistant Cameron was the best! Such a friendly staff!"- Y.J. / Facebook / Jan 29, 2020
"Great Job!! Awesome staff."- M.O. / Google / Jan 08, 2020
"Perfect hygienist"- M.A. / Google / Dec 20, 2019
What to Expect
For after-hours dental emergencies, the individual is advised to phone DentalWorks - Memphis Austin Peay and give a message to our answering service. Our dentists (or a local approved dentist, if our dentists aren't available) is phoned and the patient’s information and number is passed on to our dentists, who will call the patient. Typically dental emergencies will be resolved with a prescription submitted to an emergency pharmacy and the individual is asked to come to DentalWorks - Memphis Austin Peay when the office opens. If the individual experiences a more serious problem of uncontrollable bleeding, extreme pain, and/or signs of an infection fever and swelling, our dentists will generally send the patient right away to the nearest emergency room if it is during non-office hours.
Our dentists will typically schedule a second appointment to assess the patient’s progress or to complete any other treatments. Our dentists will talk to every patient regarding individual aftercare guidelines that need to be followed precisely for better healing. Patients will continue to plan yearly dental examinations and twice yearly dental cleanings at DentalWorks - Memphis Austin Peay so our dentists can find and treat any developing concerns that may need emergency dental care.
Oral health emergencies shouldn't be left untreated due to financial problems. DentalWorks - Memphis Austin Peay will talk to the patient’s insurance carrier to find their best coverage. DentalWorks - Memphis Austin Peay takes several payment options and connects patients with financing plans to help make emergency care reasonably priced.
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Relief Right Now
It seems like the most urgent dental issues, such as a lost filling or chipped tooth, tend to happen whenever they are least convenient. Luckily, DentalWorks - Memphis Austin Peay provides emergency dental care. When you have a concern that needs urgent care our dentists at DentalWorks - Memphis Austin Peay will do their best to get treatment to you as soon as possible.
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