Emergency Dentist — Newburyport, MA
Urgent Dental Care When You Need It Most
If you or a loved one suddenly find yourselves in need of immediate dental care due to a knocked-out tooth, severe toothache, or damaged piece of dental work, you can always turn to our team to get the help you need. We’re ready to accept emergency patients and do whatever we can to relieve their pain and repair their smiles as fast as we can. You can never plan for an emergency, but with us, you can have the peace of mind that you’ll be well taken care of should one ever occur. We do our best to fit urgent patients into our schedule during their time of need for emergency dentistry in Newburyport.
Why Choose Dental Partners of Newburyport for Emergency Dental Care?
- Same-Day Emergency Appointments
- Kind and Compassionate Dental Team
- Dental Insurance Welcome & Flexible Financing Available
What to Do in a Dental Emergency
At Dental Partners of Newburyport, we know that dental emergencies can be frightening and painful. The best way to reduce the stress of dental emergencies is to be prepared. Having a plan in place to care for oral health during an emergency is essential. The first step in any emergency dentistry plan should be to contact our office right away. Dr. Peter St. Clair, Dr. Charles Beliveau, and our team do our best to offer same-day emergency care, and we’re happy to provide guidance to care for your smile until you arrive. We welcome patients from Seabrook, Amesbury, and beyond to contact us during dental emergencies, and it never hurts to learn a few first aid tips and tricks to keep you safe and pain-free until you arrive.
The Most Common Dental Emergencies
It’s a good idea to save our number in your phone in case a dental emergency were to strike unexpectedly. Our office is trained and experienced in treating various urgent dental symptoms. Still, you should know how to manage your situation while you wait for your appointment. Click on the icons below for tips on handling some of the most common dental emergencies we see!
Understanding the Cost of Dental Emergencies
Because every situation is unique, it’s impossible to know how much your emergency care will cost until you come in for an exam. We’ll need to perform an oral examination to get a clear understanding of your situation and determine the best treatment method for getting your smile back on the right track. During your appointment, we’ll provide a detailed breakdown of your total expenses and explain your financing options. Our goal is to make your care as affordable as possible!
How to Prevent Dental Emergencies
Even though dental emergencies aren’t 100% avoidable, there are many precautions you can take to significantly lower your risk of one happening. Here are some tips to keep in mind:
- Visit our office every six months for a checkup and cleaning
- Practice good oral hygiene (i.e., brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and rinsing every day with an ADA-approved mouthwash)
- Wear a protective mouthguard during physical activities
- Avoid using your teeth as tools
- Eat plenty of nutrient-rich foods (i.e., fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains, dairy products)
- Don’t smoke or use tobacco