Emergency Dental Care

Rother Dental is committed to helping you with whatever dental issues you may have whether you’re an existing patient or a new patient to our practice. Our office can accommodate emergency appointments at the earliest available time to address any urgent care you may need. Below are some common dental concerns you may have, if what you are experiencing is not listed below, please call our office to speak with a treatment coordinator about it.

  • Toothache Relief – If you are experiencing pain or aches in your teeth that are constant or when chewing, this may be a sign there is a deeper rooted dental problem. Please see your dentist to evaluate if this issue may need urgent care.
  • Dental Swelling – There are many different reasons that you may be experiencing dental swelling, but most likely there is a bacterial infection. Call our office for a dentist to evaluate the swelling immediately, if left untreated, swelling can lead to other serious health problems. Some potential causes of dental swelling could be:
    • Teeth Abscesses 
    • Wisdom Teeth Irritation
  • Jaw Pain – Jaw pain caused by dental issues can be very uncomfortable and are usually easily identified with dental x-rays. Your dentist is available to diagnose what could possibly be causing your jaw pain, please call our office to set up an appointment. Your dentist can. Possible dental issues that can cause jaw pain are:
    • TMJ 
    • Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)
    • Cavities/Infection 
    • Dental Trauma
  • Broken / Chipped Teeth – If you’ve recently broke or chipped a tooth that is causing you pain, discomfort or you’re having problems chewing due to this issue, please contact us to set up an appointment.
  • Lost Fillings – Whether you have a porcelain filling or an old amalgam (silver) filling that has fallen out, our dentists are here to help you. We are able to fix & replace any lost fillings at our office.
  • Crown Repair – If you’ve broken a crown and it needs repaired our team is able to fix or replace any issues with a crown that you have. If your crown is also loose, it may just need recemented, please call our office to schedule an appointment.
  • Loose Teeth – If you’re experiencing a loose tooth as an adult it may be one of the below reasons that this is occuring. Either way please call our office for us to evaluate the cause of the problem, if you’re experiencing pain, do not hesitate to call. 
    • Gum Disease
    • Pregnancy
    • Dental Trauma
    • Bone Loss
  • Gum Infection – Gum infections can become very serious issues if not treated in a timely manner, please call our office if you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms:
    • Swollen, tender or bleeding gums
    • Gum line receding
    • Signs of pus coming from the gums
    • Lasting bad breath
    • Loose teeth
    • If you notice your teeth aren’t fitting together normally when biting
  • Tooth Extraction – Our office is able to perform basic teeth extractions if necessary, if you need a more extensive extraction we are able to refer you straight to our sister practice, Alfano Oral Surgery. Please call to speak with a treatment coordinator to set up an appointment to evaluate the problem.
  • Bad Odor In Mouth – If you are experiencing a constant bad odor in your mouth, this could be a sign that you have an infection or a rotten tooth. In both cases, we can help either by treating the infection or recommending extractions. This could be a sign that you need urgent care, please call to set up an appointment.
  • Dental Trauma – If you’ve recently experienced dental trauma no matter how minor, we are here to evaluate the problems caused by the trauma. Please call our office for an emergency appointment if severe, or just to evaluate if there was any damage that isn’t as obvious.​

To reach our emergency care treatment coordinators, call us at 717.963.3198. One of our team members will return your call and discuss emergency dental care options with you as soon as possible.