What is a dental emergency?

A dental emergency consists of immediate dental care, typically resulting in an accident to the mouth. Some common dental emergencies include:
– A cracked, chipped, or broken tooth
– A loose tooth
– Getting a tooth knocked out
– An injury inside the mouth, such as a severe lip or tongue bite
– An extreme toothache
– Dental work that has been damaged
– An infection in the┬ámouth
– Something stuck between your teeth (that cannot safely be dislodged with floss)

Where to go for a dental emergency?

The team at Six Forks Smiles can provide emergency dental treatment on a per-call basis, after hours, and on the weekend.

What to do in a dental emergency?

The first thing you will want to do is call our dentist office in Raleigh. Our staff will guide you through the emergency dental process and determine if you should come in the office immediately or if your emergency can wait.

Dental emergency when you don’t have a dentist, what do you do?

Most dentists will take patients in the event of a dental emergency. Six Fork Smiles can offer immediate dental care for emergencies, even through extended office hours.

How to get emergency dental care?

Call Six Forks Smiles in Raleigh to get treated for your dental emergency. If we cannot determine the severity of the dental emergency over the phone, we will ask that you stop in our dentist office.

How to get a dental emergency appointment

To schedule an appointment, fill out the form below or call our office directly.


Emergency Dentistry Services

If you have a dental emergency (or are unsure if do), the team at Six Forks Smiles can help provide relief for the following emergencies:

Tooth Extraction

Tooth pain, sensitive teeth, or discomfort in your mouth can be a result of a tooth that might need to be extracted.

Broken Tooth Repair

Chipped, cracked, or broken teeth might result in a dental emergency. If pain or discomfort is felt after experiencing a broken tooth, our dental team can help restore your teeth and relieve your pain.