About Emergency Dental Care
Some dental concerns (including a cracked tooth, jaw pain, a toothache, and others) need quick relief. At times when these oral emergencies come up, individuals around the Hickory, NC area are urged to contact our dentists at DentalWorks - Hickory for help and assistance. Our dentists will reply to every question concerning the patient’s dental concern and explain temporary relief and longer lasting options. If the problem occurs during open office times, the patient is typically encouraged to come to DentalWorks - Hickory for emergency care, however for issues that take place after hours, our dentists will be reached and given the patient’s phone number, so our dentists can help the patient choose the most appropriate option. Patients may also book an appointment at DentalWorks - Hickory any time through the online portal for concerns that do not require urgent treatment.
"Very pleased . The staff is very friendly and professional. Would recommend to everyone. Thanks and keep up the good work."- M.H. / Google / Nov 01, 2019
"This was a very good first time visit, the doctor that worked on me was very carefully and truthfully an everything she said that she was going to do to me."- L.L. / Google / Oct 26, 2019
"D.r. David Cooke was very professional and staff treated me with great care.I would consider using Dental Works for my future dental needs."- H.C. / Google / Oct 18, 2019
"It's was a great visit and very informative.I'll be back Thanks for all that you do."- D.L. / Google / Oct 17, 2019
"The staff was very kind. I was quite nervous but they put me at ease. They didn't push any kind of treatment, and were very honest and up front in their recommendations. They had a clear cost breakdown estimate that showed just what I could expect my insurance to pay and what I would need to cover for each optional treatment. I really appreciated their professional yet considerate manner. I will definitely continue treatment at their office!"- V.A. / Google / Oct 13, 2019
What to Expect
For after-hours emergencies, the individual can contact DentalWorks - Hickory and talk to our answering service. Our dentists (or a local authorized dentist, if our dentists aren't able to be reached) is contacted and the patient’s information and number is shared with our dentists, who will phone the patient. Typically dental emergencies will be solved with a prescription sent to an emergency pharmacy and the individual is booked to come to DentalWorks - Hickory as soon as possible. If the individual experiences a bigger issue of significant bleeding, severe pain, and/or signs of an infection swelling or fever), our dentists will usually direct the patient straight away to the nearest emergency room if it is after the office is closed.
Our dentists will typically schedule another appointment to assess the patient’s progress or to conclude any other services. Our dentists will explain to every patient their special aftercare directions that need to be followed entirely for faster relief. Patients will continue to plan once a year dental examinations and twice yearly dental cleanings at DentalWorks - Hickory so our dentists can find and treat any developing issues that may call for emergency dental care.
Oral health emergencies shouldn't be left untreated because of financial issues. DentalWorks - Hickory will contact the patient’s insurance carrier to reach their greatest coverage. DentalWorks - Hickory takes many payment options and helps patients with financing plans to help make emergency care within the patient's means.
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The most urgent dental issues, including a lost filling or chipped tooth, seem to happen whenever they are least convenient. However, DentalWorks - Hickory provides emergency dentistry. When you have a issue that must have critical help our dentists at DentalWorks - Hickory will do their best to help you as fast as possible.
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