Emergency Dentistry Services In Bloomington IL

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Emergency Walk-in Dentistry


If you’re experiencing tooth pain or need emergency dental services, Sylvester Family Dental can help. We offer urgent dental care and emergency dental services, including emergency tooth extraction and fillings, at our location in Bloomington, IL. We offer same-day dental appointments and walk-in appointments as well.


We are happy to serve you if you're having a dental emergency - whether you're a current or new patient. In most cases, our staff will be able to accommodate emergency walk-in appointments or offer a same-day appointment. In some cases, next-day appointments are necessary.


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    What Is Emergency Dental Care?

    Emergency dental care applies to severe pain, swelling or any injury that will cause further damage if you wait more than a few days to seek treatment.  Urgent dental care may be required if you're experiencing severe tooth aches, swollen jaw, sore gums, cracked tooth, or lost or loose fillings.


    What are emergency dental services?

    Emergency dental services can include emergency tooth extraction, emergency dental surgery, same-day tooth fillings, same-day dentures, ane emergency wisdom tooth removal. If you experience a dental emergency, it’s important to find urgent dental care ASAP, even if you don't notice any pain. Some problems, like lost fillings or loose dentures, don’t cause pain but are still emergencies.


    Emergency dentist for adults

    Sylvester Family Dental offers emergency dentistry for adults. Call our office and one of our emergency dentists will see you as soon as possible during our regular office hours.


    Emergency dentist for kids

    If you're looking for an emergency pediatric dentist for your toddler, contact our office. We are open now and offer same-day dental care and surgery when possible.


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    Do I need emergency dentistry?

    We urge you to call our emergency dental office if you have any of the following symptoms. We will get you an appointment as soon as possible during routine office hours. Depending on your emergency, we will try to get you in the same day you call.


    • Toothache

    • Tooth Knocked Out

    • Gum/Tongue/Cheek Injuries

    • Chipped/Broken Teeth

    • Lost Filling/Crown

    • Tooth Loose

    • Abscess


    Emergency Dentist FAQs

    If you've got any questions about emergency dental services, you can find your answers here.

    What can emergency dentist do?

    If you have questions like "Will emergency dentist do a filling?", "Will emergency dentists pull a tooth?",  "Will emergency dentist take tooth out?", "Will emergency dentist do root canals?", "Will emergency dentist extract wisdom tooth?", or "Can emergency dentist prescribe antibiotics?", then Sylvester Family Dental can help. The answer to these questions is yes.


    Are emergency dentists open on Saturday? What about bank holidays?

    If you're looking for "emergency dentist near me open Saturday", "Dentist with saturday hours near me", or "local dentist open on Saturday" we would be happy to help. If you cannot wait until regular office hours, call your primary care provider, 911 or visit the nearest hospital emergency room. If you are certain that you can wait until we have office hours, we will do our best to get you an appointment with one of our emergency dentists in Bloomington as soon as possible.


    What does emergency dental care cost?

    If you have a dental emergency, you may wonder how much it will cost. We don't want worries about cost to prevent you from getting urgent dental care, so our staff will do their best to answer your questions and concerns.


    Speak to us about payment and financing options, as well as options for patients with Medicaid, patients without insurance, patients who cannot pay right away, and patients who can't afford an emergency dentist because we understand that dental emergencies are an unexpected expense. Call our office for more information about the payment methods we offer and the insurance plans we accept.


    How Should I Handle More Urgent Dental Emergencies?

    If your symptoms are more critical than the ones mentioned above, call 911 or have someone drive you to the nearest emergency room for help. Signs that you should seek immediate care include:

    • Uncontrolled bleeding from your mouth
    • Serious trauma to your face, jaw or mouth
    • Severe, sudden swelling


    Emergency dentist and Covid-19

    The team at Sylvester Family Dental has always made safety our top priority, which is why we are open and closely adhering to 

    CDC, O.S.H.A., and State Dental Board guidelines to responsibly see our patients for dental appointments and treatment. We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern.