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Emergency Dentistry

Woman holding cheek in pain You may not be able to plan for a dental emergency, but patients of Painted Skies Dental Center in Las Cruces know they always have a place to turn when the unavoidable happens. If you or a loved one experience a dental emergency, call our team right away. We’ll walk you through first aid over the phone to relieve pain and prevent further damage. In most cases, we can schedule an emergency appointment on the same day you call.

Common Dental Emergencies

If you’re in pain or have experienced dental trauma of some kind that you feel like needs to be treated immediately, we do too. If you believe your dental emergency may be placing your life at risk or that you need emergency care for more than just your smile, we recommend you visit a local emergency clinic or call emergency services. One of our team members will happily partner with your medical doctors to repair your smile in conjunction with other services. The most important thing is to ensure you remain safe and healthy. Some of the dental emergencies we treat include:

Caring for Your Smile At Home

When you experience a dental emergency, one of our skilled team members will walk you through caring for your smile at home, so you don’t need to worry about memorizing emergency dental care tips. However, we know many patients feel better knowing they have a plan to prevent further damage and relieve pain at home. Some of the easy, at home emergency care methods we often recommend include:

Preventing Dental Emergencies

Some dental emergencies are unavoidable, but there are some habits that put patients at higher risk to experience a dental emergency. Some of the basic ways to limit your risk for dental emergencies include: