What Are Dental Emergencies?
No one likes an emergency, particularly a dental one. Obtaining urgent help for a dental emergency is often a worrisome, uncomfortable hassle. Whether from sports accidents, trauma, tripping on the stairs, or even just chewing tough foods, dentist Dr. Asher Henegar and his professional team offer fast emergency oral health care in a warmhearted, small-town setting. We commonly address all types of serious dental problems for Colorado Springs, CO patients, including damaged fillings, oral pain, and knocked-out (avulsed) or cracked teeth. At R. Asher Henegar, D.D.S., P.A., we always make every effort to offer urgent treatment as promptly as we can.
Emergency Dental Care Reviews
"Dr. Henegar is truly a rare gem in the dental field!! I can’t fully express in words what a wonderful experience it was to be treated by him and his staff. Dr. Henegar is just the kind of dentist you are looking for! He is kind, caring, gentle and treats you like you really MATTER. I was away from home on vacation and he went above and beyond to see and treat me during a dental emergency. His expertise and excellence in dentistry made it an amazing experience from start to finish. I have to also commend his front office manager and his dental hygienist...both of whom were equally excellent to work with! They showed kindness, caring and true empathy. Top to bottom, the best dental experience I’ve ever had! If you are searching for a dentist, or need a change for the better - - search no more! Dr. Henegar is your guy."- C.M. / Yelp / Aug 29, 2020
"Dr. Henegar is truly a rare example of excellence in his field. He is kind, caring, empathetic and treats his patients with compassion. I saw him for a dental emergency while away from home on vacation. I can't fully express what an amazing experience it was. From beginning to end - he treated me like I had been his patient for many years. The kindness of him, his dental hygienist and office staff was just outstanding. Can't say enough good things."- C.M. / Google / Sep 16, 2020
"I had a dental emergency and needed to find a dentist quick before the holiday weekend. I found Dr Henegars office was right down the street so I gave it a shot. The Dr. called me the next day to confirm the appointment and see what exactly I needed done. He seemed more than accommodating and told me to come on in. My mom being a hygienist I’m pretty picky on who gets near my teeth but Dr Henegar did GREAT! No pain at all and he fixed my smile. The staff was great too, had no clue he was understaffed and it was a new practice. I would definitely recommend this practice to anyone."- R.G. / Yelp / May 29, 2021
What To Expect From Emergency Dental Care
Getting the emergency dental treatment you need as quickly as possible is the most effective way to relieve oral pain and preserve your dental health. In some cases, quick care might even mean the difference between salvaging a tooth or not. We urge you to contact R. Asher Henegar, D.D.S., P.A. immediately for any type of dental emergency. Methods of care for urgent dental concerns are unique for every situation. During your appointment, Dr. Henegar will carefully evaluate your specific concerns before giving a diagnosis. When we fully determine the details of your dental problem, we will review your options for treatment. Our main goal of an urgent dental evaluation is to alleviate tooth discomfort and resolve any injuries. We want to restore the function, appeal, and total health of your oral structures as quickly as we can. Dr. Henegar may recommend a prescription for a pain reliever or to protect against infection. Keeping up with good oral hygiene practices is crucial while you heal. We will monitor your healing with follow-up appointments and/or when you visit us for your routine dental checkups.
Emergency Dental Care FAQ
What are the most common dental emergencies?
- Chipped or cracked teeth
- A knocked out or loose tooth
- Soft tissue injuries (gums)
- A lost or loose dental restoration (filling, crown, bridge, dentures)
How do I know if it’s a dental emergency?
If you need immediate dental care to stop bleeding, prevent tooth loss, or stop intense pain, then it is typically considered a dental emergency. Often a dental emergency is the result of an injury to the mouth or teeth and/or intense tooth pain or an infection in the gums.
Is a severe toothache a dental emergency?
A toothache becomes a dental emergency if you’re experiencing intense pain lasting longer than 1 – 2 days. This is typically an indication of an advanced cavity or an infected tooth.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $200 - $1,500
- How Long It Takes
- 1 – 2 Hours
Get Prompt Emergency Dentistry
If your family needs emergency dental care, R. Asher Henegar, D.D.S., P.A. is here to provide assistance. Dr. Asher Henegar and our skilled team act fast to relieve tooth discomfort, resolve dental damage, and remove the anxiety from emergency oral situations. For same-day, efficient emergency dentistry services, call our Colorado Springs, CO office as soon as possible to see Dr. Henegar. Additionally, our excellent financial team can assist you in understanding your plan and talk to you about any possible outstanding costs. To aid in making emergency oral health care more affordable, R. Asher Henegar, D.D.S., P.A. is delighted to accept many different flexible financial options.