Dislodged or Knocked Out Tooth
If you have a dislodged or knocked out tooth, call our office immediately at 402-742-0000. If it’s after hours, you can reach our emergency line at 402-840-9783. It’s crucial to have your tooth placed back in its socket within 30 minutes, or it won’t be possible to rejoin the tooth with your gums. However, if replaced within 30 minutes, the tissues in your gums may still be able to accept the tooth. For that reason, it’s very important to see your dentist as quickly as possible if you have a knocked out tooth.
Three Excellent Choices For Tooth ReplacementNorthstar currently offers three options for tooth replacement. While all of them are good options in terms of replacing your tooth, one might be better than the others for you. When you see your emergency or regular dentist, they’ll help you evaluate your options according to your needs.
Implants are the number one option for making your replacements look like actual teeth. Dental implants are made of metal and fuse to your jaw. Then, we mount a replacement to the implant in a way that it will blend in with your regular teeth. Learn about dental implants from our partners at Nebraska Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. The next option, which is still a great choice, is a set of fixed partial dentures (fixed bridge). Fixed partial dentures create a bridge where the tooth or teeth need to be replaced. Dentists use a bonding material to cement bridges into place. In doing this, they make it so that only a dentist can remove it.
Frequently Asked Questions about Emergency Dentistry and Knocked Out TeethA knocked out tooth is one of the most common dental emergencies. We help patients with dislodged teeth often. With that being said, they’re often curious as to how the process works, how finances work for emergency services, and when they can be seen. To save you some time, we’ve posted some of our most frequently asked questions below.
What’s the cost of emergency dentistry at Northstar?While the cost of emergency services is important, reunifying your tooth with your mouth is even more important. Our team cares most about your dental health. For that reason, we’re happy to work with you financially. We have a $99 emergency fee, but we also have payment plans and other affordable care options. Most importantly, we want to take care of your emergency first.
Where can I find the cheapest dentists near me that offers emergency services?If you aren’t located near our office, you’re probably thinking “Where can I find the cheapest dentists near me that offers emergency services?” Luckily, all four of our other locations offer affordable emergency services: Coddington in West Lincoln, Southpointe in South Lincoln, Preserve in East Lincoln, and Lincoln Family Dentistry in Central Lincoln.
I have an after-hours dental emergency. What should I do?Even if it’s after hours, Northstar is here for you. You can reach our emergency line at 402-840-9783 and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. We often see patients after hours during the week or on the weekend, and we’re glad to do the same for you.
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