Dental Emergencies

See Us ASAP For Pain Relief!
  • Same-day appointments are available
  • Relax with our sedation options
  • Rely on our almost 50 years of experience

Receive Fast & Expert Care for Your Waco Dental Emergencies

No one likes to imagine they’ll ever have a dental emergency. Chances are, though, you or a family member will experience one sooner or later. When you have a dental disaster, remember the professionals at Starr General Dentistry. We’ve been helping our patients through Waco dental emergencies since 1974. We can help you as well. When you come to our office for your emergency, we’ll:

  • Stop your dental pain and help you relax
  • Give you a choice of dental sedation if desired
  • Address your immediate dental need
  • Provide follow-up advice and treatment to ensure your smile stays healthy

If your mouth is hurting, call us now at 254-401-0129. We see almost all emergencies the same day. Established patients are able to reach a doctor after hours to address the need for urgent care. You’ll find our office conveniently located on Cobbs Drive, just down from Shipley Do-Nuts.

Rest Easy With Our Skills & Experience

When you’re facing a dental emergency – whether it’s a toothache, swelling, or a broken appliance – you want the best, quickest care possible. That’s exactly what you’ll get at Starr General Dentistry. Drs. Taylor and Martin have vast experience when it comes to handling all types of dental emergencies. You’ll soon feel better and have your smile back on track. We may use one of these services for your emergency care:

  • Tooth Fillings – Our tooth-colored composite fillings will repair your teeth and stop your toothache. They’ll blend in naturally with your other teeth.
  • Root Canal Treatment – Get out of pain with this beneficial treatment. A root canal will also save your tooth from extraction.
  • On-Site Crowns – Using the CAD/CAM technology of our E4D system, we can repair a damaged tooth with a crown made right in our office.
  • Tooth Extractions – If we can’t preserve your tooth, then we’ll remove it to stop your pain and preserve your oral health.
  • Wisdom Teeth Removal – We can remove these teeth, sometimes called third molars, to get you out of pain and protect your other teeth.
  • TMJ Treatment – A custom-made oral appliance can relieve debilitating tension on your jaw joints, eliminate teeth grinding, and reduce your headaches.

Rely on our team for all your Waco dental emergencies. Call Starr General Dentistry now at 254-401-0129 to get in as soon as possible. For a non-emergency need, you can schedule online.

Common Questions About Dental Emergencies

Should I go to the emergency room for dental emergencies?

You do not need to go to the ER if you need emergency dental care in most cases. For most issues, like knocked-out or broken teeth, you should call our team at Starr General Dentistry as soon as you are able. We can use an anesthetic and dental sedation to keep you calm and pain-free as we address your problem. You should go to the ER whenever your life is in danger.

Are dental emergencies covered by insurance?

Different insurance providers and different plans by the same provider can offer various benefits. Your plan may cover part of your treatment. You may need to meet a deductible before you receive assistance with the cost of your emergency treatment. No matter what, know that we offer flexible payment options. Our goal is fixing your problem without breaking your budget.

How can I prevent dental emergencies?

You can’t prevent every possible emergency, but you can do things to reduce your risk. You can make regular visits to Starr General Dentistry for professional cleanings and exams. This removes plaque and tartar to help prevent tooth decay and gum infections. Regular checkups can catch those problems early so they don’t develop into bigger problems. You also should wear athletic mouthguards any time you play sports.