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Emergency Dentist — Bellingham, WA

Don’t Put Off the Care You Need!

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We know emergencies of any kind can be frightening and stressful. However, when it comes to oral health emergencies, patients at Moreno & Young Dental always have recourse. Our Bellingham dentists and team are happy to help when patients need urgent dental care. If you or a loved one experience a dental emergency, don’t hesitate to contact us right away. Most dental health concerns continue to progress when left untreated, so it’s always better to begin repair as soon as possible.

Why Choose Moreno & Young Dental for Emergency Dental Care?

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

The Most Common Dental Emergencies

If you’re not sure that your situation requires urgent intervention, we still recommend you contact our team. There are many types of dental emergencies that can occur, some of which are more common (or urgent) than others. We recommend the following tips below depending on the type of dental emergency you’re experiencing.

Dental Emergency FAQ’s 

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Are you in the middle of a dental emergency and looking for help from a local expert? Our team at Moreno & Young Dental is dedicated to providing fast and pain-relieving care when you need it the most. We’ve compiled a list of commonly asked questions that we receive from our patients below for your convenience. If you don’t get the answers you need, we welcome you to contact us!

Do I need to visit the emergency dentist for dental sensitivity?

Dental sensitivity is a common oral health problem that doesn’t necessarily mean that you have a dental emergency on your hands. Some ways you can tell whether or not you should visit our office for urgent care for this issue is if you recognize any of the following symptoms or signs along with the sensitivity:

  • A pimple-like bump on your gums
  • Persistent, throbbing pain
  • Swelling
  • The sensitivity occurs after trauma

If you’re concerned but aren’t sure what to do, feel free to contact your emergency dentist in Bellingham so our team can provide you with over-the-phone guidance.

How soon do I need to see an emergency dentist?

We recommend not waiting to visit your dentist in Bellingham if you have a dental emergency on your hands. Call our office immediately, and we’ll be sure to fit you in our schedule as soon as possible. More severe emergencies that require immediate treatment include knocked-out teeth, throbbing toothaches caused by infections, and oral trauma that results in a damaged tooth.

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

If you have a dental emergency outside of our office hours, we recommend calling us anyways and leaving a message. If the emergency is affecting your ability to swallow, breathe, or you believe your jaw is broken, you should visit your local emergency room as soon as possible. However, be sure to contact our office once you receive treatment so we can still schedule an appointment to address any lingering dental concerns. As soon as we receive your message, we’ll contact you and fit you in our schedule for as soon as possible.

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