March 19, 2020: Governor Polis has ordered the temporary cessation of all elective and non-essential surgeries and procedures due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. As of March 23, 2020 Uptown Prosthodontics is mandated to close until no-sooner-than April 14, 2020. We will be available for true dental emergencies on a case-to-case basis. If you need to reach Dr. Chen please call (720) 432-8406. Our staff is closely monitoring the ADA and the CDC for the latest developments.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Emergency Dental Care

How can we help you?

Prosthodontist Dr. John Chen and the staff at Uptown Comprehensive Dentistry and Prosthodontics understand the importance of patient education. Good oral care is essential for one’s overall health. We know that the more knowledge our patients have about dental care, the better their oral health will likely be.

At our office, we tend to hear a lot of the same questions from our patients. For your convenience, we have included some of the more popular ones below.

You may have a question that is not on the list, and if so, we invite you to give us a call. We are happy to go over anything with you that will contribute to your good oral health. We know that educated patients make the best decisions about dental treatment, and we want you to feel confident about any recommended procedures. All of our staff is happy to take whatever time is needed to ensure you fully understand treatment options and maintain good oral health.

At Uptown Comprehensive Dentistry and Prosthodontics, we are your partner in oral health. We look forward to caring for you as well as your entire family!

Emergency Dental Care

We understand how unsettling even a minor dental emergency like a loose crown can be. Something’s not right, and you want it resolved as promptly as possible. We’re here to help you by providing emergency dental care at our Aurora dental office, so you can get back to focusing on all the important things you need to do.

Dr. Chen is an experienced emergency dentist who has the skill and expertise to handle any problem you are currently experiencing:

  • Toothache
  • Broken tooth
  • Lost dental crown
  • Lost tooth filling
  • Broken denture
  • Infected tooth
  • Dental trauma

Dental emergencies come in all shapes and sizes, so if you don’t see your specific problem in the above list, call us, and we’ll make sure you get the treatment you need to get you back in the game.

We offer comprehensive emergency dentistry in Aurora, so Dr. Chen can expertly fix broken teeth, fill cavities, replace dental crowns, and perform emergency root canals and tooth extractions.

If your emergency is a symptom of a more significant, underlying condition, we’ll provide the immediate relief you need, then work on a treatment plan to resolve the problem and get your general oral health back on track.

Are you experiencing a toothache or some other dental emergency? Call our Aurora dental office at (303) 627-5755, so we can provide the relief you need as soon as possible.

x-ray after dental emergency | emergency dentist in south denverAs an emergency dentist in Aurora, the team at Uptown Prosthodontics sees many patients for toothaches. If you are experiencing the pain of a toothache, it’s essential that you come in to see us right away. Dental pain is never normal, and when it worsens, it usually just means the problem is getting more serious.

Handling a Dental Emergency

The most common treatment for a toothache is a root canal to get rid of the infection that has formed at the tooth root. Although many people have an unfavorable view of this treatment, root canals will get rid of your pain and save your tooth. The procedure itself is not painful.

We also see patients who have a tooth that has been damaged or knocked out because of trauma. If your tooth has been completely knocked out, the chances of saving it are better the earlier we see you, so it’s important to get the dentist immediately.

Other emergencies include a filling or crown that has fallen out. In these situations, you might feel some discomfort, but you can usually wait to be seen until the next available dental appointment.  

Call Your Arvada Dentist If You Are In Pain

If you find yourself facing a dental emergency, be sure to give us a call immediately!

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