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Emergency Dentist

A serious dental injury to your teeth or gums can have a severe effect on your oral health.

If you think you may need emergency dental care, Dr. Bruce Wilderman of Artistic Expressions Dentistry can help today!

Why should you reach out to our office in Philadelphia, PA, office? 

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How to Tell  If You Need to See an Emergency Dentist

Common dental emergencies include but are not limited to unbearable tooth pain, an accident resulting in trauma such as a knocked-out tooth or broken teeth, a chipped or cracked tooth, and oral infections.

In general, if you are experiencing oral pain, you may have an emergency. Some of the most common symptoms that necessitate a visit to an emergency dentist include:

  • Swelling of the jaw
  • A sudden taste of metal, which may indicate a cracked metal filling
  • Fever accompanied by pus or a lasting bad taste in your mouth
  • Substantial bleeding from the mouth
  • A toothache that does not subside with over-the-counter pain medicine or that is accompanied by swelling

It is important to know when an emergency requires dental attention and when it has the potential to be life-threatening. If your injury is severe, the dentist can wait. Seek immediate medical attention at the nearest emergency room by dialing 911. Your life far outweighs dental concerns in this context.

​Dr. Bruce Wilderman  of Artistic Expressions Dentistry

Suburban Philadelphia emergency dentist Dr. Bruce Wilderman is completely dedicated to providing expert and accurate care for every patient. This focus on the needs of his patients is why Dr. Wilderman should be your first call during a Philadelphia area dental emergency. More than just another dentist, he takes the time to listen to your dental issues so that he can treat you with kindness, care, and respect.

Regardless of what kind of emergency dental services you may require, call the dental office of Artistic Expressions Dentistry in suburban Philadelphia, PA, at (215) 340-1199 immediately. 

​Dr. Bruce Wilderman 

We Can Help Determine if You Have a Dental Emergency

If you are not sure if emergency care is appropriate, call our office. Depending on the severity of the injury and the location of the wound, it's possible that you may not require emergency dental care. Sometimes a neglected cavity goes from a simple filling to needing a root canal. Broken dentures will certainly have an effect on your day-to-day life, but may not warrant an immediate trip to the dentist. While such cases certainly requires urgent care, one call to the friendly staff at our Philadelphia area dental office can clarify the immediacy of your dental care.

If a severe toothache turns out to need the immediate attention of our dentist, we will arrange for the prompt care of your dental emergency. Whether you have a broken tooth, a dental abscess, or need an emergency tooth extraction, our dentist Dr. Wilderman can provide you with the dental care you need.

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Artistic Expressions Dentistry

Dr. Bruce Wilderman has been providing comprehensive cosmetic dentistry services since 1986. By combining a true sense of artistry with state-of-the-art technology, he can provide stunning results. At Artistic Expressions Dentistry, we are proud to be affiliated with:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

For more information about our services, contact our practice online or call (215) 340-1199 today.

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