The Dental Center of South Bend
1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

4 Ways to Deal with Dental Problems that Need an Emergency Dentist

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When a dental accident strikes, you may not know how to react. By knowing these four emergency dental procedures, you’ll know what to do to help improve your dental outcome.

  1. When your tooth is knocked out, only hold it by the crown and avoid touching the root. Then, gently rinse the tooth with water and keep it moist by placing it back in its socket or putting it in a glass of milk to bring along while you head to the emergency dentist.
  2. A broken tooth can be sharp and painful, so you should go to an emergency dentist South Bend right away. But first, gently rinse your mouth with warm water to keep the area clean and you may put a cold compress on your face to reduce any swelling as you go to the emergency dentist.
  3. When you have a toothache, it’s tough if know if you should seek out emergency dental services South Bend. But it’s better to be safe than sorry and may be a sign of a larger problem, so gently rinse your mouth with warm water to soothe any pain and then immediately go to an emergency dentist South Bend.
  4. Any type of jaw injury requires that you immediately seek emergency dental services South Bend. As you head to the emergency dentist, keep a cold compress on your cheek to minimize any swelling.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in South Bend, call The Dental Center of South Bend today at (574) 367-7000 or make an appointment.

The Dental Center offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in South Bend. With 4 affiliated practices throughout Indiana, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At The Dental Center of South Bend, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at The Dental Center of South Bend.

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Everyone very courteous and professional as well as friendly!
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I have always had good service there . Been going there for about 15- 20 years
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Even an extraction is no problem.
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This morning at 8:30 I called for an appointment for what I thought was a cracked tooth. I had never been a patient there before, they got me in with […]
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For my first time at this practice, everyone was very nice and courteous..I felt like they really care
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My procedure took 4 hours, mainly because there was only 1 dentist and he had to handle many patients while I sat in the chair. There was more down […]
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As always excellent service from hygenist, Becky.
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The people are friendly and courteous and the work on my tooth was completed in a timely manner.
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Dr.Madu was very considerate of my level of comfort.
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Marge was very good. She is an excellent dental heigist. So very glad I have her caring for my health and teeth. Thank you, Marge great job!
Sue B.
Got in on time and everything went well.
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Been going to this clinic for almost two years now. I have enjoyed my experiences with this clinic and I am thankful to them.
Jamie T.
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Anonymous
No wait time, Very helpful and informative as to the procedure and what to expect. Excellent staff and dentist.
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I was in pain over the weekend. I called Monday morning and they got me right in on Monday afternoon to take care of my very bad tooth pain. Thank […]
Jason P.
Marge always pleasant an professional. I only use her for my cleanings.
Kevin S.
Had an emergency on my front tooth! Not only did they get me in right away but also worked quickly to get me a flipper tooth (in a day and a half)! […]
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My hygienist was excellent and very professional
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I appreciate the attentiveness and friendliness of the Dental Centers personnel. I feel they are interested in my dental and overall health.
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Tammy W.
Overall good impression. Got what I was expecting.
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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