Emergency Dentistry in Raleigh, NC

You have the right team on your side when you face a dental emergency

Emergency Dental Services

Unfortunately, no matter how diligent you are about your oral health, accidents and emergencies do happen.

It’s important to know that you have the right team on your side when you face a dental emergency, and your team at Tryon Family Dentistry with convenient locations in both Raleigh and Zebulon, NC, is here for you.

Same-day Dentistry to Meet your Needs

We have morning and evening availability, and we make every effort to see emergency patients the same day. With our CEREC technology, we can also typically offer same-day restorations such as crowns, onlays, and veneers to restore fractured or damaged teeth right away, if needed.

Understanding what to do during a dental emergency also helps make your situation less stressful. Here are some helpful tips on handling common dental emergencies.

What to do in a Dental Emergency

Everyone experiences a dental emergency at least once in their lifetime. Our Raleigh dentists have seen everything, from major mouth trauma from an accident to common toothaches.

A broken or lost restoration: While we wish they’d last forever, dental restorations do have a lifespan and will eventually break down. If your old filling or crown fractures or falls out, it will need to be replaced in order to protect your tooth from an infection or further damage.

A knocked-out tooth: Act quickly if your tooth has been knocked out because we have the best chance of saving it when we can see you as soon as possible. Be careful transporting your tooth to our office, and try not to handle it too much. Place it back in its socket or use a container of milk to transport it and keep the cells moist and alive.

A toothache or constant pain: Pain often indicates an infection in your tooth, especially if it is constant. If your tooth is infected, it needs to be treated quickly since an infection can spread to your other teeth and even affect your jawbone. Contact our office promptly. Root canal therapy may be able to preserve your tooth.

Injuries to your soft tissues: Injuries to your cheeks, lips, gums, and tongue tend to bleed a lot. You can stop the bleeding with a cold compress applied with light pressure. When the bleeding has stopped, contact our office for further instruction and to determine if you need immediate attention.

A broken tooth: If you have a tooth that is broken, gather the pieces and contact our office right away. We’ll assess your tooth and recommend the right treatment for your needs. CEREC technology allows us to restore teeth with veneers or crowns the same day. If your tooth is chipped, it will need to be smoothed eventually, but it may not require immediate attention.

Contact Tryon Family Dentistry

The important thing to remember when faced with a dental emergency is to remain calm and contact your emergency dentist in Raleigh and Zebul0n right away. Tryon Family Dentistry is here for you; we’ll get you comfortable and pain-free again in no time.

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“I had neglected my dental care for over 20 years due to fear of the whole process. I took a leap of faith and went to this office and I am so glad I did. They understood my situation and moved forward without making me feel bad. It was an 8 month marathon of dental work. I had fillings, cleanings, wisdom teeth removed, an extraction and a wonderful implant put in. I was a hard patient to work with and the whole crew was nice to me every step of the way. Years from now when I still have my teeth I’ll have this place to thank. They fixed me up now and destroyed my fear of the dentist office for the future.”
- Jay P.
“I moved to Raleigh about one year ago due to work and decided to google a dental office near my apartment. I came upon Tryon Family Dentistry and because of the great reviews I decided to give it a shot. I’m so glad I went to this place because I LOVE it. Dr. Leo is great and is also very nice. Gloria usually does my teeth cleaning in which she is wonderful. She is nice, sweet and is always gentle. If you’re looking for a new dental office, give this place a chance and you will also come to love it!”
- Ger Vue
“Excellent and knowledgeable staff! The doctors are the best and understood my unique TMD challenges. Because of this, my bite was corrected and I no longer have pain. Wonderful!”
- Donna Pygott
“Amazing office. The dentists here do great work. Replaced four of my front teeth with veneers and worked with me (for free) when the treatment plan didn’t go exactly as expected due to my chronic bruxism. They always explain what they’re doing, and why. I thoroughly trust this team with my dental care.”
- Jeff Wilson
“I just moved to the area and needed to find a new dentist. After looking through tons of reviews, I settled on this dentist, and after my visit decided that this place will be my new go-to! The doctor was fantastic. Was so thorough, took the time to explain to me what was going on with my teeth, always checking to make sure that I was doing okay, and was so friendly and caring. I would recommend them to anyone. I’ll be back.”
- Ashley K.
“I just left this dentist office and I am so impressed. I was able to complete all my paperwork online so I did not have to arrive early and I had only a short wait time once there. While there I learned of tools that I could use at home and even saw what my smile would look like with Invisalign. I walked away with a good experience and my treatment plan. Friendly staff, extremely clean and I felt thoroughly taken care of. Thank you Tryon Family Dentistry”
- Dre Haskins

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