A dental emergency is not only painful, but it is also a very stressful event. It can be difficult to know what kind of help you need. That is why were are here to serve our community and provide urgent dental care. Bedford Dental offers same-day emergency appointments as scheduling allows us to treat adults and children experiencing dental emergencies. If you or your child need urgent care, call us right away.

What is a Dental Emergency?

Here at Bedford Dental, we understand that dental injuries or emergencies can be overwhelming. You may be unsure what type of care you need, or if it can wait for a later appointment. That is why offer emergency dentistry services to treat a wide range of injuries and conditions. Call us if you experience any of the following:

You are suffering from a loosened or knocked-out tooth Your tooth is chipped, cracked, or broken You have experienced a sports-related mouth injury Your dental filling has broken or fallen out Your crown is loose or missing Your bridge is loose or missing Your face is swollen due to an infection in your teeth or gumsIf you or your child experience any pain, swelling, or bleeding, visit or call our Chicago office right away. Only a team of trained dental professionals can provide the urgent care you and your family need. Our doctor will perform a thorough oral exam, provide treatment to relieve your pain, and give you a reason to smile again.

How Soon Should I See a Dentist?

In cases of emergency or injury, you should never wait to get help. Without prompt attention and treatment, your condition can worsen. This can lead to lasting damage to your teeth, severe dental pain, and even infections. Always make an appointment as soon as possible.

Should I Treat My Dental Emergency at Home?

Depending on your condition, you may be able to control your symptoms while you wait to come to our office. You may be able to reduce pain or swelling with over-the-counter pain relievers or a cold compress. However, you should always seek help from a trained dental professional. Only a dentist can provide effective treatment of your symptoms and give you lasting relief.