About Emergency Dental Care
Certain dental problems (such as a toothache, cracked tooth, jaw pain, and more) require fast relief. If these mouth emergencies happen, patients near the Chicago, IL area are encouraged to phone our dentists at DentalWorks - Chicago Loop for help and guidance. Our dentists will respond to each question regarding the patient’s dental emergency and go over short-term relief and long-term treatments. If calling during normal office hours, the patient is generally asked to visit DentalWorks - Chicago Loop for treatment, although for concerns that happen after the office closes, our dentists will be called and given the patient’s contact information, so our dentists can help the patient determine the most suitable plan. Patients can also make an appointment at DentalWorks - Chicago Loop 24/7 on the website for issues that don’t need fast care.
"DentalWorks is an absolutely wonderful practice! The highlight is my dentist, Dr. Rita Shah. She is incredibly personable, professional, and I feel so safe in her care. She is honest and recommended a great (and more cost-effective alternative) to fix my crown than my other dentists did. She completed the procedure very efficiently, professionally, and comfortably. I couldn't recommend her (or DentalWorks) more. All of the staff and super friendly and accommodating. Five stars!"- A.L. / Google / Feb 01, 2019
"Friendly office, respects my time. Good dental care."- K.C. / Google / Jan 28, 2019
"Dr. Patel and assistants are wonderful! The receptionists are very kind as well."- A.H. / Google / Jan 13, 2019
"I worked with Dr. Iqbal and her team. Everyone from the receptionist, to the dental hygentist to Dr. Iqbal herself were fantastic to work with. They were friendly, informative and were willing to go as granular or as high level as I wanted when explaining every process. I’m very glad I chose DentalWorks and the team there and would reccoemnd them to anyone."- J.Y. / Google / Jan 10, 2019
"Favorite Dental Office! Everyone is so nice and sweet. It is a pleasure to go there every time. Dr. Iqbal is amazing!"- A.B. / Google / Dec 22, 2018
What to Expect
For after-hours dental emergencies, the patient is advised to phone DentalWorks - Chicago Loop and give a message to our answering service. Our dentists (or another approved dentist, if our dentists are not available) is phoned and the patient’s number and information is passed on to our dentists, who will call the patient. Most emergencies can be resolved with a prescription submitted to a pharmacy and the patient is asked to visit DentalWorks - Chicago Loop when the office opens. If the patient has a more serious problem of uncontrollable bleeding, extreme pain, and/or signs of an infection fever and swelling, our dentists will generally send the patient right away to an ER if it is during non-office hours.
Our dentists will usually schedule a second appointment to check on the patient’s progress or to complete the needed treatments. Our dentists will talk to each patient regarding individual care guidelines that should be followed precisely for better healing. Patients should continue to schedule yearly dental exams and bi-annual dental cleanings at DentalWorks - Chicago Loop so our dentists can catch and prevent any future concerns that may need emergency care.
Dental emergencies should not be ignored due to money problems. DentalWorks - Chicago Loop will talk to the patient’s insurance company to find their best coverage. DentalWorks - Chicago Loop accepts several payment methods and connects patients with financing options to make care and relief reasonably priced.
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It seems like the most pressing dental problems, such as a chipped tooth or lost filling, tend to happen when they are least expected. Luckily, DentalWorks - Chicago Loop offers emergency dental care. If you have a concern that needs urgent care our dentists at DentalWorks - Chicago Loop will do their best to get treatment to you as soon as possible.