Dental Emergencies

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Integrated Dentistry provides emergency dental services in Bentonville, AR. Call 479-333-1300 to learn more and schedule your appointment.

Because we know you value your time, we’ve adjusted our office hours to accommodate your schedule no matter how busy you are. That’s because we believe you deserve convenient, friendly, compassionate dental care when it’s convenient for you, not us. If you have a dental emergency, we want to help.

During office hours, immediate attention will be given to your situation, and you will be seen as soon as possible. If you have a dental emergency after office hours, please call or text Dr. Johnson directly at 479-402-4802 or click the buttons below to contact him.

If you are experiencing a serious or life threatening emergency, please call 911 or visit the nearest emergency room.

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Emergencies

What is considered a dental emergency?

We consider it a dental emergency if you’re experiencing unbearable pain, uncontrolled bleeding, or you require urgent dental care in order to save a tooth. Your dental health and comfort are our top priority, so you can rest assured that we will always make accommodations to see you as soon as we possibly can in these situations.

Is tooth pain a dental emergency?

When tooth pain is severe, it is considered a dental emergency. Extreme, persistent tooth pain is usually a sign of a serious dental problem. While sensitivity or dull aching tooth pain does not require same-day treatment, we will arrange to see you as soon as our schedule allows.

Can the ER pull a tooth?

No, hospital emergency rooms do not have dentists on staff, so they cannot provide dental care, even in an emergency situation. If you are in severe pain or have an infection, a doctor may prescribe medication to control your symptoms, but the underlying cause must be addressed by your dentist.

What do you do if your tooth pain is unbearable?

If your tooth pain is unbearable, it’s likely that you have an infection or other serious dental issue; this means the only way to find lasting relief is to get the dental care you need. In the meantime, we recommend using over-the-counter pain relievers, numbing gels, and/or cold compresses as needed to help dull the pain.

Is a loose dental implant an emergency?

We’ll want to see you at our office as soon as possible if your dental implant feels loose, but you’ll be relieved to know that most of the time, it’s not the dental implant that is loose but the restoration that attaches to it. This is simple to fix, but it’s important to have it fixed promptly, as a loose restoration may fall off or damage other teeth.

Can a crown be replaced if it falls out?

There are a number of different scenarios for addressing a crown that falls out. In some cases, your crown can be reattached. Other times, you may require a new crown if your original crown was damaged or if the tooth structure underneath was damaged. Rarely, a tooth may be so damaged after a crown falls out that we will recommend extraction and replacement with a bridge or dental implant.

Can a tooth infection go away on its own?

No, tooth infections will not resolve on their own. Instead, they will worsen with time, potentially causing infection elsewhere in your mouth and even in other parts of your body. A tooth infection that spreads throughout the body can be life-threatening, which is why you should see a dentist right away if you have an infected tooth.

Call 479-333-1300 to schedule your appointment.