Dental Emergencies

Emergency Dental Care in San Luis Obispo

If you need emergency dental care in San Luis Obispo, call SLO Smiles right away. We offer a range of dental services for patients in need of emergency dental care. Whether you are dealing with a toothache, abscess, gum pain, chipped tooth or other dental issue that demands immediate attention, we are here to help!

Dr. Ian Leopold or Dr. Craig Main will perform an oral evaluation and determine the best course of treatment. We do everything we can to eliminate pain and discomfort associated with your dental problem right away. We’ll also provide you with effective and affordable treatments to resolve the problem as quickly as possible.

Common Dental Emergencies Include:
  • A knocked out permanent tooth
  • A cracked tooth
  • A bite in the tongue or lip
  • Toothaches
  • Objects stuck in the mouth
  • Pus or other signs of infection in the mouth
  • Other traumatic injury to the mouth or lips
What Should I Do If a Permanent Tooth Is Knocked Out?
  • Immediately call our office for an emergency appointment
  • Handle the tooth only by the crown, never by the root
  • Rinse the tooth to remove any dirt but do not scrub
  • Place the tooth in the socket if possible
  • If it is not possible, keep the tooth in a clean cloth or gauze and place in saliva or milk
Call Now for Emergency Dental Care in San Luis Obispo

We know how stressful it can be to deal with an unforeseen dental problem or oral health emergency, and our team has extensive experience treating a variety of dental issues in these types of situations. We can provide you with both short term and long term treatment options to deliver the relief you need.

For your convenience, we also offer a variety of payment and financing options to cover the cost of emergency dental care services that very same day. This can reduce some of the stress associated with your emergency situation and ensures that you get the treatment you need in a timely manner.

Dr. Ian Leopold, Dr. Craig Main, and our staff are here to assist with most types of dental emergencies and provide you with appropriate treatment options. You can count on us for timely treatment, the highest level of patient care, and a fast response! If you are in need of emergency dental care in San Luis Obispo, call us as soon as possible.

Call (805) 541-0550

Office Hours
  • Monday7:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday7:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday7:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday7:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday7:00am - 2:00pm
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