Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS
1755 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001

Emergency Dentists in Abington

We accept same-day emergency appointments. Call us today at (215) 310-5826.

Medical Emergencies

If you are experiencing a MEDICAL emergency,
please dial 911

Dental Emergencies

If you are experiencing a DENTAL emergency during regular business hours:
call (215) 310-5826

No one plans a dental emergency. An excruciating toothache or broken crown can destroy your plans and leave you desperately seeking help. Neglecting to treat a sudden dental problem could lead to complications, so knowing where to find emergency dental care is critical.

Where to Find an Emergency Dentist

How do I find emergency dental care near me?

There’s no need to wait or suffer. Getting the emergency dental care that you need is easier than you think. Our emergency dentists in Abington help patients get relief from their pain and other symptoms during office hours. Simply contact our emergency dental office during regular office hours to schedule an emergency appointment. Our competent and highly trained emergency dentists will evaluate and treat your dental problem and determine if it needs further investigation or treatment to prevent it from recurring. Whenever possible, we’ll see you within the same day so that you can get fast pain relief.

Definition of Emergency Dental Services

Emergency dental services refer to procedures needed to resolve dental problems that occur unexpectedly. In many cases, these must be addressed immediately to relieve pain or prevent further risk or damage to a patient’s overall dental health. The following are examples of urgent dental care services that our office provides.

  • Management of toothache pain and pressure from tooth decay, injury or infection
  • Emergency tooth extractions
  • Emergency tooth repairs for chips, fractures and cracks
  • Treatment for swelling and pain associated with impacted wisdom teeth
  • Restoration of damaged or missing fillings and crowns
  • Treatment of pain associated with broken orthodontic brackets and displaced wires
  • Treatment for dental infections

When to Seek Emergency Dental Treatment?

When do I need to find emergency dental care near me?

The following conditions are commonly treated in our emergency dental care office.

Broken or Fractured Teeth

If your tooth becomes fractured or broken, call us immediately to schedule treatment. Delaying treatment can increase your risk of additional damage or infection. If your tooth has a sharp edge, use dental wax to protect your lips and tongue until you can obtain professional care.

Knocked-Out Tooth

Emergency dentists can sometimes reimplant a knocked-out tooth if you care for it properly and obtain treatment immediately. Gather any broken tooth fragments and rinse them using clean, lukewarm water. Be sure to only grasp your tooth by the crown. Call us immediately for more instructions.

Severe Toothache Pain or Pressure

Severe tooth pain and pressure can be caused by a number of common dental problems. Never ignore a toothache that occurs alongside other symptoms such as fever, swelling or ear pain.

Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is a common problem, and it’s usually not an emergency. However, if sensitivity develops suddenly or you notice an unusual increase in symptoms, an infection or a tooth injury may be the underlying cause. Seek urgent dental care for severe and unusual sensitivity to temperature.

Dental Decay or Cavities

Over time, decay leads to large cavities that expose the tooth root and nerve and cause toothaches and fractures. Our emergency dentists relieve severe tooth pain and determine how the cavity should be treated.

Abscessed Tooth

An abscessed tooth is always a reason to visit our emergency dental office. If left untreated, this serious infection can have a negative impact on both your dental and general health. Signs of an abscess include severe tooth pain, sensitivity, swollen glands, bad breath, visible drainage from a sore, facial or gum swelling and fever.

Lost or Loose Dental Fillings

If a filling falls out or becomes loose, you may experience pain and sensitivity, and the affected tooth will be more likely to deteriorate. Protect your vulnerable tooth by scheduling treatment as soon as possible.

Broken Crowns or Lost Restorations

Although it may seem like a cosmetic problem, a broken or missing crown or bridge leaves your teeth at high risk for decay and structural damage. Let our emergency dentists provide a short-term or long-term replacement to keep your smile healthy and beautiful.

Orthodontic Pain or Injuries

When orthodontic appliances break or malfunction, pain and injury may occur. If broken brackets or wayward wires cause you misery, we can stabilize your braces and help prevent further problems.

Enamel Worn by Tooth Grinding

Teeth grinding is an unconscious habit that may cause destruction of the outer layer of tooth enamel. We can protect and reinforce your enamel and avert further deterioration by offering tools that help control your grinding behaviors.

Sinus Pressure

A complex relationship between your teeth and sinuses can make symptoms confusing. If you experience unexplained sinus pressure, it’s important to examine possible connections to your dental health. Our emergency dentists can help determine if your sinus symptoms are caused by a dental problem such as impacted teeth or a hidden infection.

What to Do When Serious Problems Strike

I’m experiencing severe symptoms that may be serious. Should I seek an emergency dental office near me or go to a hospital?

Some emergencies can be serious or even life-threatening. In these cases, emergency dentists in Abington lack the proper equipment to administer treatment. If you experience severe swelling of your face or gum tissues, uncontrollable bleeding or injuries to your head, jaw or face, visit your local emergency room or call 911 for immediate medical assistance.

What Does Treatment for a Typical Dental Emergency Cost?

Because every condition requires different tests and treatments, it’s impossible to provide an average cost of emergency dental care. Our affordable emergency dentists accept most dental insurance plans and credit card payments. If you’re uninsured, flexible financing options and our DentRite® discount plan is also available. DentRite® isn’t dental insurance; it’s a discount dental plan that offers great savings on your exams, cleanings and major dental procedures. All applicants are accepted, and your family members are covered by your membership. Contact us for more specific details.

If I have a serious emergency at night or during the weekend, should I wait for an emergency dental office near me to open?

Although treating minor symptoms can sometimes be postponed, don’t risk your dental or general health by delaying treatment for a serious problem. If you experience severe pain or alarming symptoms, visit an emergency room, or call 911 for immediate assistance. For emergencies that occur during office hours, contact us to schedule a visit with one of our emergency dentists in Abington.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
My hygenist is wonderful. Friendly, efficient and painless. Everyone here is really nice.
Gilbert C.
I’ve been a patient for over thirty years and appreciate Dr. Finkelman’s professionalism and warm personality.
Nancy O.
Did a very professional job. The quality of work was really good and I am satisfied.
Jonathan R.
Vera is a great dental hygienist. She makes me feel comfortable and makes my visit go quickly and smoothly. Dr. Machlus is a great dentist, too. Overall, I always have a good experience when going to […]
Kathleen R.
A very pleasant atmosphere and Dr. Finkelman was so nice which made me feel less anxious about the dentist.
Kathleen D.
I have always received great treatment and never had to wait after my appointment time.
Shawneac P.
The entire staff was so friendly. I was seen within an hour of calling for an emergency appointment!
Michelle E.
I have always received excellent care and the staff and doctors are always friendly and comforting – Vira -the hygentist-is wonderful and friendly. Doctor Finkelman has been my dentist for over […]
Patricia R.
Both the doctor and staff are friendly, professional and competent
Mary S.
Very clean office. Nice and professional staff
Michelle S.
Doctor was thorough. Hygienist was easy to work with.
Audrey R.
Nice and friendly staff Teeth cleaned and flossed well Doctors expertise as well as dental hygienist knowledge.
Dana S.
#1 and the most important is that you are getting in at your actual scheduled time. Super important! You don’t have to wait! They staff is pleasant, office is clean, easy going doctor and […]
Leonid V.
Everyone was professional and very friendly. They also did great work.
Scott S.
Hardly a wait. Good service.
Jean S.
I have trust and confidence with Dr Finkelman. And the hygentist always does a nice job.
Jennife D.
I’m the worst patient. I’ve had to cancel multiple times because of my job. The staff was very understanding and worked with my schedule to fit me in. Dr Machlus is also an excellent […]
Charles L.
everyone was fantastic
Silvester F.
The office is always very friendly, I can always get the appointment time that fits my needs.
Mashail O.
Very nice people and the practice runs very efficiently.
Santiago R.
Office Hours
Mon. – 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu. – 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (215) 310-5826
Fax: (215) 659-9419
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  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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