Emergency Dentistry

A misconception about Emergency Dentistry

If you’re experiencing a dental emergency, don’t wait – contact Whittier Dental Center immediately. Our team is here to help you get the relief and treatment you need to return to your daily routine.
Not only does the staff have many years of experience, but they also remain on the cutting edge of dental technology. Their expertise and experience allow them to help the most apprehensive patients feel relaxed. The whole Whittier Dental Center team cares for patients of all ages, always providing excellent results.

Emergency Dental Care

At Whittier Dental Center, we offer emergency dental care services to provide immediate relief and treatment for dental emergencies such as severe toothaches, broken or knocked-out teeth, and other dental injuries. Our experienced dental professionals use the latest dental technology and techniques to diagnose and treat your emergency with care and efficiency. We offer flexible scheduling options to accommodate emergency appointments and strive to create a calm and comforting environment for our patients. Contact us right away if you’re experiencing a dental emergency, and let us help you get back to your daily routine.

Expertise and Affordable Dental Care for the Whittier Community

At Whittier Dental Center, we’ve been serving the Whittier community with affordable dental care for over 36 years. Our experienced dental professionals have the expertise and training necessary to provide high-quality general dentistry services to patients of all ages. We use the latest dental technology and techniques to ensure the best possible results for our patients.

Schedule Your General Dentistry Appointment Today

Don’t wait any longer to maintain your dental health. Schedule a general dentistry appointment with Whittier Dental Center today and take the first step towards healthy teeth and gums. Contact us now to schedule your visit online or call our office to speak with our friendly staff.

FAQs About Emergency Dentistry

Some Common Questions that are patients have had over the 30 years we have been serving the Los Angeles Community
Can I prevent dental emergencies?

While not all dental emergencies can be prevented, maintaining good oral hygiene, wearing a mouthguard during sports, and avoiding hard foods can reduce the risk of injury. Regular dental check-ups at Whittier Dental Center can also help identify and treat potential issues before they become emergencies.

Dental emergencies can happen at any time

Dental emergencies can happen outside regular business hours, on weekends, and during holidays. It's important to have a plan in place for emergency dental care.

How can I alleviate dental pain before my emergency appointment?

While waiting for your emergency appointment, you can try over-the-counter pain relievers, apply a cold compress to the affected area, or rinse your mouth with warm saltwater to help alleviate discomfort. However, seeking professional dental care as soon as possible is crucial to address the underlying issue.

How do I know if I’m experiencing a dental emergency?

You may be facing a dental emergency if you're experiencing severe pain, bleeding, a knocked-out or fractured tooth, or swelling in your mouth or face. In such cases, contacting Whittier Dental Center as soon as possible is important for advice and prompt treatment.

What are common dental emergencies?

Toothaches, broken teeth, and knocked-out teeth are some of the most common dental emergencies. These issues require prompt attention from a dentist to prevent further damage or infection. Some other examples include Chipped or cracked teeth: A chipped or cracked tooth can be painful and affect your smile's appearance. Abscesses: An abscess is a painful infection at the root of a tooth or in the space between the gums and teeth. Loose or knocked-out fillings can become loose or fall out, causing pain and sensitivity. Lost or broken dental crowns: A dental crown can become loose or fall out, causing pain and sensitivity. Impacted teeth: Impacted teeth are teeth that don't fully emerge from the gums and can cause pain, swelling, and infection. Gum bleeding and inflammation: Gum bleeding and inflammation can be a sign of gum disease, leading to tooth loss if left untreated. Jaw pain or swelling: Jaw pain or swelling can indicate an infection or a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. Tongue or lip injuries: Injuries to the tongue or lips can be painful and cause bleeding.

What if I have a dental emergency outside of regular office hours?

At Whittier Dental Center, we understand that dental emergencies can happen anytime. If you experience a dental emergency outside our regular office hours, call our office and follow the instructions to get the care you need as soon as possible.

Patient Testimonials

Personalized care: Our dental professionals take the time to get to know each patient and develop a customized treatment plan tailored to their individual needs.