Emergency Dental Services in Wheeling, IL

NextGen Dental & Orthodontics provides comprehensive emergency services for people of all ages. When an injury occurs or you have a toothache, our team is here to provide the immediate care you require. We promise quality services and fast treatment designed to mitigate the pain and protect the overall health of your teeth and gums.

When damaged teeth are left untreated, it can result in serious complications in the future. The best solution is to call for an emergency dental appointment as quickly as possible. We will fit you into the schedule right away and determine the services that are the right fit for your unique needs. Our skilled team uses modern technology to provide safe, effective solutions for your emergency dental treatments.

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When is it Time to Call for Dental Emergency Services?

If damage has occurred to your teeth or gums, or you are experiencing pain and discomfort, then it is time to call us. When an injury occurs, there is a short window of time in which the tooth can be saved. So, don’t delay a phone call to our office to talk to a dentist. Common dental emergencies include:

  • Pain anywhere in the mouth
  • Toothache
  • Broken filling
  • Chipped tooth
  • Broken or loose crown
  • Injured gums
  • Bleeding that won’t stop

It doesn’t matter if you have a small or serious concern about your dental problem. Our experienced emergency dentist is just a phone call away and ready to provide the quality care you need.

Full-Service Emergency Treatments

When you visit NextGen Dental & Orthodontics for a dental emergency, we have two goals in mind. First, we work fast to stop the bleeding and reduce the pain, to ensure your immediate comfort. Then, our team looks at the treatments required to minimize future complications. The right treatment plan will decrease the ongoing problems you might have as a result of the trauma.

When you call to book a dental emergency appointment, our team provides immediate support over the phone. During this conversation, we determine the severity of your emergency. An appointment is booked, then you will receive personalized recommendations for immediate care. For example, these tips are designed to stop the bleeding or preserve a damaged tooth until you see the dentist.

If you are experiencing dental pain or trauma, then it is essential that you contact our team as soon as possible. We are ready to provide the immediate dental emergency services you require.

Frequently Asked Questions


How do I save a knocked-out tooth?

Carefully pick up the knocked-out tooth by the crown – avoid touching the root of the tooth. The tooth should be placed in a cup of milk and brought to your emergency appointment.


What is an orthodontic dental emergency?

An orthodontic emergency is when you are experiencing intense pain beyond the normal soreness after your braces are tightened. Broken wires or brackets are also orthodontic emergencies.


What should I do if I have an orthodontic dental emergency?

Please call our office as soon as possible if you have an orthodontic dental emergency. We can usually offer a same-day appointment to correct the problem and alleviate your pain and discomfort.


What types of treatments do you use for dental emergencies?

Dental emergency treatments vary, depending on the needs of each patient. Common treatment options include dental fillings, crowns, extractions, gum treatments, antibiotics, and more.

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