About Emergency Dental Care
Our family-owned Long Beach dental practice understands that emergencies can arise at any time, which is why we work earnestly to provide same-day emergency care to our patients. Dental issues such as a severe toothache, fractured, or lost tooth typically need immediate care and relief. If patients are in need of immediate dental care, they can call our office as soon as possible. Patients should be sure to communicate that they are in need of same-day emergency care, and we will do our best to get them in at the first available time. To assist the discomfort in the mean time, our office can provide short-term relief tips that may help. Please note that if patients have chipped a tooth that they should save all pieces if possible.
"Off the corner of Atherton and Bellflower. There is plenty of parking and site seeing! Super clean with the proper amenities for before and after you're visit. Friendly greeting staff and handsome Dentist. Beautiful and friendly hygienist. I give this place a 100%. I can't to check out their Los Alamitos location! ^_^ Seasons greetings Emigh family!"- M.E. / Yelp / Dec 07, 2016
"Dr. Reel made me feel super comfortable from day one. And she just keeps getting better!"- T.R. / Facebook / Mar 10, 2021
"I cannot say enough GREAT things about Dr. Pat and the staff at Emigh Dental. I’ve had bad experiences in the past where dentists are not very personable and/or shame you for what you haven’t done or what you need to do. You won’t get that here. They explain everything and it’s your call in the end. I’ve needed an implant for a few years but was too scared and wanted to hang on to my loose tooth (?!) as long as I could. I finally had to face up to the procedure and started the process today. Dr. Pat extracted two teeth (my other one was loose as well), inserted the post, gave me my “flipper” and I was on my way until my follow up appointment. But...not until I cried in the chair after… More"- K.Q. / Facebook / Jan 29, 2021
"I would like to thanks all doctors, nurses, and workers in this dental office for the great care they are doing. They are all marvelous people. I remember when I came here eight years ago to get my teeth fixed. Since then, when I go to any dental office, they get amazed and ask me where and who did the arranging on my teeth. I am planning to arrange an appointment with them when I come back to visit the state again for a check-up. Syhan, Thanks!"- A.A. / Google / Sep 03, 2020
"Very good family dental care business. I started with the dad & mom.... now the sons are in charged and my daughters & their families seen them too. 😁"- R.E. / Facebook / Jan 15, 2020
What to Expect
If patients are calling for emergency care during normal office hours, our practice will be sure to do our best in getting them in as soon as possible. However, for after-hour emergency dental care, patients should seek immediate care at the nearest ER. We recommend that patients still call our office to leave a detailed message about their emergency. Once our practice opens the next morning, our staff will contact our dentists to inform them of the issue to get the patient in for an early exam. Our dentists will then be able to examine the condition and prepare for emergency treatment if it's still necessary.
Usually after an emergency appointment, a follow-up exam will be set up to check on the condition. During this time, our dentists will be able to determine if additional work is required. Our top-priority is to ensure that patients receive the best treatment and care possible that will bring immediate and safe results. Our dentists will also provide important aftercare instructions that will assist in optimal healing and will help to better improve their discomfort.
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Dental emergencies aren't convenient or fun, which is why our family practice is committed to providing you with the care you need to correct the issue. If you are experiencing a dental emergency, don't hesitate to call our office. Dental emergencies should not be put off and taken care of as soon as possible, which is why we encourage you to visit the ER if you are unable to get ahold of our office, especially during off hours.