About Emergency Dental Care
Special dental problems (such as a cracked tooth, toothache, jaw pain, and more) insist on rapid relief. If these mouth emergencies happen, patients near the Saginaw, TX area are encouraged to phone our dentists at Fossil Ranch Dental Care for assistance and relief. Our dentists will respond to each question regarding the patient’s dental emergency and go over short-term relief and long-term treatments. If calling during normal office hours, the patient is generally asked to visit Fossil Ranch Dental Care for treatment, although for concerns that happen after the office closes, our dentists will be called and given the patient’s contact information, so our dentists can help the patient determine the most suitable plan. Patients can also make an appointment at Fossil Ranch Dental Care 24/7 on the website for issues that don’t need fast care.
"Called and made an appointment the day of and they were able to get me in, do a root canal, and put a crown on all in the same day. Did great work and the staff is really nice. Will recommend to my family and friends"- B. / Google / Oct 11, 2019
"Everyone was kind, courteous and professional. I was not only fortunate enough to make an appointment same day but was also able to get some cavities taken care of as well. Very appreciative to Dr. Patel and all the staff who took care of me."- L.A. / Yelp / Sep 09, 2019
"Even though there as been a change with the dentist, Dr. Patel is wonderful. I will miss Dr. Alexander but understand she is going further in her career. Dr. Patel is just as caring. Looking forward to having her as my new dentist. GREAT staff as well."- K.B. / Google / Sep 06, 2019
"The staff is super friendly and always make our experience a pleasant one. The dental hygienist was gentle and calming. She did an excellent job in keeping my mind focused elsewhere. Thank you to all the staff. The McFarland Family appreciate all you do."- S.&. / Google / Jul 24, 2019
"The staff is amazing. I have a significant phobia of going to the dentist. Tears, skyrocketing blood pressure, etc. Even though I made a complete joke of myself the staff was so nice and respectful. I scheduled my procedure for the next day, received a prescription for a tranquilizer to get me in the chair and now am pain free.It sounds silly that this terrifies me so badly but I'm very thankful for the treatment I've received from Fossil Ranch!"- B.O. / Google / Jun 12, 2019
What to Expect
For after-hours dental emergencies, the patient is advised to phone Fossil Ranch Dental Care and give a message to our answering service. Our dentists (or another approved dentist, if our dentists are not available) is phoned and the patient’s message and contact information is passed on to our dentists, who will call the patient. Commonly emergencies can be resolved with a prescription submitted to a pharmacy and the patient is asked to visit Fossil Ranch Dental Care when the office opens. If the patient has a more serious problem of uncontrollable bleeding, extreme pain, and/or signs of an infection fever and swelling, our dentists will generally send the patient right away to an emergency room if it is during non-office hours.
Our dentists will often schedule a second appointment to monitor the patient’s progress or to complete the needed treatments. Our dentists will talk to each patient regarding individual care guidelines that should be followed precisely for better healing. Patients should continue to schedule yearly dental exams and bi-annual dental cleanings at Fossil Ranch Dental Care so our dentists can spot and avoid any future concerns that may need emergency care.
Dental emergencies should not be ignored due to money problems. Fossil Ranch Dental Care will talk to the patient’s insurance company to find their best coverage. Fossil Ranch Dental Care accepts several payment methods and connects patients with financing options to make fast dental care reasonably priced.
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It seems like the most important dental emergencies, such as a lost filling or cracked tooth, tend to happen when they are least welcome. Luckily, Fossil Ranch Dental Care offers emergency dental care. If you have a concern that needs urgent care our dentists at Fossil Ranch Dental Care will do their best to get treatment to you as soon as possible.