Emergency Dentistry & Root Canals

We are here for you!

If you or someone you know is experiencing a dental emergency, it’s time to give us a call. Dr. Susan Ellison and our team are standing by and will do our best to get you in as soon as possible.

Please be advised that emergency calls will be answered between 7:00 am – 11:00 pm.

If you are experiencing a true dental emergency between the hours of 12:00 am – 7:00 am, we advise you to go to your local emergency room.

Types of Dental Emergencies

Typically we see patients who experience the following:

  • Uncomfortable tooth pain
  • Lost crown or filling
  • Chips or cracks
  • Infections
  • Visible swelling around the mouth (soft tissue injuries)
  • Missing or loose dental restoration
  • Exposed nerves

Root Canals

While many patients are concerned about root canals, modern dentistry often makes this procedure as quick and simple as any other procedure. Infected teeth in danger of removal can be disinfected and filled with a sealer, leaving a safe solution for problematic situations.

Emergency Dentistry FAQs

A visit to the dentist as soon as possible is always best to determine what can be done for you and to prevent the situation from possibly getting worse or more painful.

A dental emergency is when you are in acute pain, have swelling, or have had an accident that involves the front teeth or a broken tooth causing pain that needs immediate attention.

This depends on the cause of the pain. Antibiotics and pain medication are often required to relieve the pain.


I was a walk-in with no appointment. I had severe gum-related tooth pain in the area around a dental bridge. The receptionist at the front desk was ready to help and they took me in immediately. Dr. Ellison did not waste time but examined me and decided on a course of action (she started with a deep cleaning in two phases spread over two days to be followed up by antibiotics). I felt that they greatly cared for me. The whole staff was great, helpful, and understanding. Thank you all so much!

-Orion C.

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