Emergency Dentistry

Dental emergencies can happen unexpectedly—we're to provide immediate care and restore your smile as soon as possible, helping you overcome the pain and injury. Call today for urgent dental care.

Your Emergency Dentist in DeFuniak Springs, FL

At DeFuniak Springs Family Dental, we understand that dental emergencies don’t wait for a convenient time. We’re committed to providing prompt and effective care for urgent dental needs. Whether you’re dealing with a severe toothache, a chipped or cracked tooth, a knocked-out tooth, abscesses, lost fillings or crowns, or injuries to the mouth or jaw, our team is here to help. Dental emergencies require quick attention to alleviate pain, prevent complications, and preserve oral health. If you or a loved one is experiencing a dental emergency, please contact us immediately. Our priority is your comfort and well-being.

a woman in a dental checkup chair in need of an emergency dentist appointment due to jaw pain
  • What if I have a chipped or cracked tooth?

    If you have a chipped or cracked tooth, it’s important to seek care from DeFuniak Springs Family Dental as soon as possible. Minor chips might need just a simple polish, while more significant cracks could require more extensive treatment. We will evaluate the damage and recommend the best course of action to restore your tooth and protect it from further harm.

  • What if my tooth gets knocked out?

    For a knocked-out tooth, time is of the essence. Try to handle the tooth gently and keep it moist, ideally in milk or a saline solution. Contact Us immediately—the sooner you can get to us, the better the chance we can reimplant the tooth successfully.

    • Pick Up Safely: Handle the tooth by the crown (the top part), not the root. Avoid touching the root to prevent damage.
    • Rinse With Care: Gently rinse the tooth with water only. Do not use soaps or chemicals, and avoid scrubbing the tooth.
    • Reinsert If Possible: Try to reinsert the tooth into its socket. Use gentle pressure with your fingers and try to keep it in place by biting down softly.
    • Store Correctly: If reinsertion isn’t possible, place the tooth in a small container filled with milk to keep it moist.
    • Seek Dental Care Immediately: Time is crucial. Contact your dentist immediately for the best chance of successful reimplantation.
  • What if my tooth is loose but still attached?

    A loose tooth requires prompt attention. Avoid manipulating the tooth and contact DeFuniak Springs Family Dental right away. You can try to put the tooth back in its original position by very gently positioning the tooth with your fingers—do not force it

    We’ll assess the situation and determine the best way to save the tooth or advise on other treatment options to maintain your oral health.

More Questions?

If you have more questions about emergency dental care, please contact our office, and we will be happy to discuss further.

DeFuniak Springs Family Dental

746 Baldwin Ave
DeFuniak Springs, FL, 32435
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Friday: 8 am - 2 pm



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