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Emergency Dental Services

Some dental issues can’t wait for an appointment. Broken or knocked-out teeth or severe pain caused by trauma or infection require emergency dental care. If you’re in the Houston, TX, area or looking for an emergency dentist in Houston, TX, call Legacy Dental Group.

We can help with emergency issues for new and returning patients, and we also take after-hours calls for our existing patients. We work to ensure your dental emergency gets the attention it deserves quickly, so no further problems develop.

What Is a Dental Emergency?

We classify a dental emergency as anything that causes discomfort, trouble chewing or talking, or more intense pain. Dental emergencies are always unexpected, and they can often throw a wrench into your daily plans. It is difficult to continue with work or school when you’re in pain. That’s why we accept new and returning patients for emergency appointments on a very quick turnaround.

Houston residents seek emergency dental services for many reasons, including:

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

Many people try to relieve the pain caused by these conditions with over-the-counter medications, but this only provides temporary relief, and it does nothing to solve the underlying problem. The only way to end the pain and discomfort is to visit and get quality emergency dental care.

In the meantime, there are steps you can take to lessen your pain and discomfort until we can see you for an appointment at our Houston area office. Try the following:

Following each visit with the emergency dentist at our Houston, TX, office, you will receive home care instructions that show you how to care for your teeth and prevent future emergencies. Remember that regular dental visits, combined with good eating habits and oral hygiene, help protect your teeth from infection, disease and other issues that can cause you to seek emergency dental services.

Questions / concerns?

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding your oral health, we are more than happy to sit down with you and discuss how you can achieve a beautiful, healthy smile.