Dental Emergencies

If you need emergency dental care, you can contact our office and our doctors 24 hours a day, 7 days at week.  If the emergency occurs during regular office hours, please call the office at 317-571-8000 and your call will be directed appropriately.  If the emergency occurs during evening or weekend hours, you may call our office telephone and follow the prompts, which will provide you with the doctors’ pager numbers.

The following situations may require immediate care from our office or other emergency care facilities:

  • Injury to primary or permanent teeth as a result of trauma (auto accident, fall from bicycle, sporting activity, etc.)
  • A displaced tooth
  • A permanent tooth is “knocked out” completely
  • Pain or swelling in the facial/jaw area
  • Jaw is or appears to be fractured.  Should this occur, the patient should be taken immediately to the hospital emergency room