Are you experiencing dental pain or concerning symptoms? Even if you’re unsure if your situation qualifies as an emergency, don’t wait to give us a call. One of our highly experienced and caring team members will always be available to contact, even after hours, so you can get the help you need right away. We’ll schedule you as soon as possible and give you personalized first-aid instructions to manage your emergency until you reach our dental office. At your same-day emergency appointment, we’ll perform a quick but thorough examination, complete with all the necessary X-rays and CT scans. Once we’ve determined the extent of the problem and the best way to treat it, we’ll work to get you out of pain as soon as possible. Then, we’ll make a treatment plan with you to completely repair your smile and protect it for the long run.
Emergency Dentist - Bonita Springs, FL
Dr. Gilbert’s Credentials & Qualifications
Pelican Landing is the Best Choice for Dental Emergencies
Advanced CT Scans
& Digital X-rays
Broke a temporary bridge… Dr. Gilbert laid my options out clearly and was patient while I decided what to do. I chose for his group…
What to Do in a Dental Emergency
- Call Our Dental Emergency Hotline
- Get a Same-Day Appointment
- Receive a Thorough Evaluation
- Relieve the Pain
- Agree on a Treatment Plan
The Most Common Dental Emergencies
Please select the icon or symptom that most closely represents your dental emergency. When you click on it, you’ll find useful information about the likely causes, what you should do, and what we will do when you visit us. If you don’t see your issue listed here, don’t hesitate to call us and we’ll be more than happy to help.
Understanding The Cost of Emergency Dentistry
- Usually Less than $100 Initial Exam
- Much Lower Cost than Medical ER
- Insurance Could Cover Some Costs
- We Provide a Written Estimate
- Prevention is the Key Savings
Preventing Dental Emergencies
- Get Biannual Checkups & Cleanings
- Maintain Good Oral Hygiene Habits
- Be Smart About What You Eat & Drink
- Protect Your Teeth When Playing Sports
- Use Tools, Not Teeth for Household Chores
Dental Emergency Frequently Asked QuestionsClick on any question below to learn the answer.
Will My Toothache Go Away on Its Own?
Can An Emergency Room Pull My Tooth?
How Much Does It Cost to Get Out of Pain?
Can You Go to the ER for a Dental Emergency?
That being said, there are certain situations where you should visit and ER first before coming to us to repair your smile, like:
- Dislocated or broken jaw
- Oral bleeding that hasn’t stopped after 10 minutes
- Swelling in the mouth, neck, or jaw that’s hindering swallowing or breathing
What Should I Include In a Dental Emergency Kit?
- A small storage container or clean plastic baggie to store knocked out teeth, teeth pieces, or lost restorations.
- Sterile gloves, gauze, and cotton balls
- Travel-sized toothpaste, toothbrushes, and mouthwash
- Floss and interdental brushes
- Temporary dental cement and dental wax from your local pharmacy
- A tooth-preservation kit with the ADA Seal of Approval
- An ice pack or cold compress
- Over-the-counter pain relivers like Ibuprofen
- Our contact information so you can reach us right away