About Emergency Dental Care
Special dental concerns (including a cracked tooth, toothache, jaw pain, and more) insist on rapid relief. At times when these oral emergencies come up, patients around the Universal City, TX area are encouraged to contact our dentists at Pat Booker Dental Care for assistance and relief. Our dentists will reply to each question concerning the patient’s dental concern and explain short-term relief and long-term treatments. If the problem occurs during open office hours, the patient is typically encouraged to come to Pat Booker Dental Care for treatment, however for issues that take place after hours, our dentists will be reached and given the patient’s phone number, so our dentists can help the patient choose the most appropriate option. Patients can also book an appointment at Pat Booker Dental Care 24/7 through the online portal for concerns that don’t need urgent treatment.
"While I do not enjoy getting dental work done, I very much like going to Pat Booker Dental. Everyone-- receptionist, hygienist, dentist-- is super upbeat, professional and kind.They make even having cavities filled (which in itself is a nightmare in my book) a pleasant experience (as pleasant as someone drilling into my teeth can be.) Highly recommend."- P.P. / Google / Nov 09, 2018
"Always a pleasant experince for the typical patient who dreads the dentist. Jari the dental hygienist, was very professional, thorough, and provided delicate care. Staff is great and always cheerful. Thank you and keep up the great work!!"- E.T. / Google / Nov 09, 2018
"My visit this week was excellent. I saw a different doctor this time and she understands my medical conditions. She referred me to a specialist that can give me some options. I appreciate Pat Booker Dental."- R.T. / Google / Nov 09, 2018
"So much easier to get in and out of dental office with better availability of appointments with trusted work :)"- S.D. / Google / Nov 07, 2018
"I can honestly say that I don't dread going to the dentist! The staff at Pat Booker Dental are awesome."- E.T. / Google / Nov 03, 2018
What to Expect
For after-hours emergencies, the patient can contact Pat Booker Dental Care and talk to our answering service. Our dentists (or another authorized dentist, if our dentists are not able to be reached) is contacted and the patient’s message and contact information is shared with our dentists, who will phone the patient. Commonly emergencies can be solved with a prescription sent to a pharmacy and the patient is booked to visit Pat Booker Dental Care as soon as possible. If the patient has a bigger issue of significant bleeding, severe pain, and/or signs of an infection swelling or fever), our dentists will usually direct the patient straight away to an emergency room if it is after the office is closed.
Our dentists will often schedule another appointment to monitor the patient’s progress or to conclude the needed services. Our dentists will explain to each patient their special care directions that should be followed entirely for faster relief. Patients should continue to schedule once a year dental exams and bi-annual dental cleanings at Pat Booker Dental Care so our dentists can spot and avoid any future issues that may call for emergency care.
Dental emergencies should not be ignored because of money issues. Pat Booker Dental Care will contact the patient’s insurance company to reach their greatest coverage. Pat Booker Dental Care accepts many payment methods and helps patients with financing options to make fast dental care within the patient's means.
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The most important dental emergencies, including a lost filling or cracked tooth, seem to happen when they are least welcome. However, Pat Booker Dental Care offers emergency dentistry. If you have a issue that must have critical help our dentists at Pat Booker Dental Care will do their best to help you as fast as possible.