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Dr. Shook on dental emergencies

Dental emergencies are never planned or expected. If you have one, you need a dentist who can help you fast. Dr. Shook will make sure you and your smile are taken care of the same day you come into our office. Whether you are a current patient or a new patient, you can get same-day emergency dental appointments from Shook Dental Care. Call our San Pedro, CA office at 310-982-6333 now to save your smile and relieve your pain.

What Is a Dental Emergency?

Time is a precious commodity when you are dealing with a dental emergency. Don’t wait to find out if your situation is an emergency. In her 20+ years of practice, Dr. Shook has treated many common dental emergency situations, such as:

  • Cracked Teeth
  • Broken Teeth
  • Knocked-Out Teeth
  • Infected Teeth
  • Toothaches

After-Hours Emergency Care in San Pedro, CA

Though we do offer same-day emergency appointments to everyone who calls during business hours, all of our current patients have access to after-hours emergency dental care at Shook Dental Care. That means that after you become an established patient of Dr. Shook, we can take care of your urgent situation when we are not open.

We Can Save Your Knocked-Out Tooth

A knocked-out tooth is one of the biggest emergency cases we see. The first step to saving your tooth is making a call to Shook Dental Care. We will prepare for your arrival, but need you to do a few things right away.

  • Find the Tooth – We may be able to put it back in if you can get to us in time.
  • Clean the Tooth – Warm water is fine – just be careful to avoid touching the tooth root.
  • Put It in Milk – The calcium from the milk will help preserve the tooth while you travel to the office.

Take Care of Your Dental Emergency at Shook Dental Care

If you think you have an emergency, call our office NOW at 310-982-6333 so we can prepare for your visit and help your smile stay pain-free.

You can call us or use our online form to schedule a dental appointment when you don’t have a dental emergency.