Dental One Associates of College Park
1901 Phoenix Boulevard, Suite 100, College Park, GA 30349

In a Dental Emergency, You Need a Dentist, Not a Hospital

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Across America, people with severe dental pain are showing up in hospital emergency rooms. The troubling trend is probably fueled by the fact that only one out of three Americans has dental insurance. Some areas report emergency room visits related to dental pain make up 37 percent of all uninsured visits. Many of those who are avoiding regular dental care for financial reasons wait until pain becomes unbearable and then seek emergency dental treatment. Unfortunately, emergency rooms only provide care to stabilize the patient or relieve pain until he or she can obtain true dental treatment.

Hospitals are being inundated with dental patients and typically treat them with antibiotics and pain medications, but do not provide emergency dental care that could save an affected tooth. Emergency rooms are designed to save lives, not teeth. The increase in hospital visits for emergency dental care is primarily associated with people between the ages of 20 and 39. Although these patients are opting out of dental care to save money, emergency room treatment for an abscess can cost thousands of dollars, and the underlying cause of the condition is never addressed. In contrast, an emergency dentist could treat both the immediate symptoms and the underlying dental condition.

Neglecting to obtain dental care can have devastating effects over time on both oral and general health. People who insist on avoiding going to the dentist need to pay close attention to their oral hygiene. Daily brushing and flossing can help remove bacteria that could later cause serious infections, gum disease, and tooth loss. Even with the best home care, a dental emergency can arise. Dentists are the only professionals equipped to properly diagnose and treat tooth and gum conditions. Routine dental visits can stop a dental emergency before it happens.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in College Park, call Dental One Associates of College Park today at (678) 619-5697 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in College Park. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Georgia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of College Park, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of College Park.

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  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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