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Emergency Dentist Boulder County

Woman in the dentists chair explaining her tooth pain to her Boulder emergency dentistOur urgent dental care staff in Lafayette, Colorado, is committed to helping patients who are experiencing tooth pain through a toothache emergency. No one plans for a dental emergency! Dental emergencies can happen at any time, anywhere, and they often come with severe tooth pain. Even then, we are here to help you feel at ease.

Dental Emergencies in Lafayette, CO

Sometimes it can be hard to tell if you or a loved one needs to see a dentist right away. You’re always welcome to call, but this list of common dental emergencies may help you determine how urgent your need is:

  • A knocked out tooth
  • Severe tooth pain that makes eating and sleeping difficult
  • Loose permanent teeth
  • Tooth out of alignment due to injury
  • A chipped tooth or cracked tooth
  • A fractured tooth
  • Injury to the soft tissue or the gums
  • Unexplained facial pain that occurs around your mouth or jaw
  • Persistent bleeding from mouth or gums
  • An abscessed tooth or tooth infection
  • Fractured facial bones (if the fracture is severe, especially in the jaw, go to the ER)
  • An object stuck between teeth
  • A bad bite on the tongue or lip
  • Dry socket that occurs after a tooth extraction

Many dental emergencies can give you a severe toothache and may come with other uncomfortable symptoms like fever or nausea. Don’t just suffer through your toothache! We can take care of you right here in Boulder County.

Put It On Ice and Give Us a Call!

Woman with ice pack on jaw from dental emergency in BoulderOur urgent dental care team wants to remove the stress that comes with dental emergencies by providing all of our patients with quick and reliable emergency dentistry care. We don’t want you to suffer from tooth pain or injury just because you don’t have an appointment.

Our emergency dentist office is open for longer hours than other dental practices because we care about patients’ health and safety.

Let us take the stress out of your dental emergency. Give us a call, and we can get you in for treatment as soon as possible.

In the meantime, an ice pack or over-the-counter pain medication can soothe tooth pain and reduce swelling. Rest assured that you are in good hands with our emergency dentists. Together we can repair dental problems and relieve your pain.

"Love Dr. West and the entire staff! They are extremely knowledgeable about the latest in dental care and even adept at handling more complicated cases with numerous implants like mine. They have also fit me into the schedule quickly when I have had dental emergencies which is greatly appreciated!"



Paula H.

Take Care with Emergency Dentistry in Boulder, CO

If you have a severe toothache, tooth injury, or any other dental emergency, call our urgent dental care office immediately. The sooner you call, the better the treatment can work in correcting your dental emergency problem. We always do our best to make accommodations for our Boulder area patients who are in need of emergency dentistry. Dr. Gordon West and Dr. Andrew Johns, along with their expert staff, provide emergency dental care services at their practice in Lafayette, CO to patients who come to them from across the Boulder County area, including Lafayette, Boulder, and Broomfield, CO.