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Emergency Dentistry

Melody Zamora, DMD -  - Cosmetic & General Dentistry

Zam Dental

Melody Zamora, DMD

Cosmetic & General Dentistry located in San Antonio, TX

With emergency dentistry services at the two San Antonio, Texas, offices of Zam Dental, the number one goal is getting you out of pain and relieving your symptoms fast. The talented dental care team led by Melody Zamora, DMD, handles emergencies like broken teeth, extractions, and a knocked-out tooth on the same day so you can be pain-free when you leave the office. Call the location nearest you or book an appointment online anytime.

Emergency Dentistry

What does emergency dentistry encompass?

Emergency dentistry at Zam Dental includes any and all urgent issues affecting your mouth. If you’re dealing with any of the issues listed below, don’t wait to reach out to Zam Dental for help.

  • Tooth knocked out
  • Broken tooth
  • Extreme tooth pain
  • Mouth swelling
  • Serious tooth or gum bleeding
  • Damaged or loose restoration (crown, bridge, veneer, or other)
  • Cracked tooth
  • Loose adult tooth
  • Trauma to your mouth 


Emergency dentistry can also include providing a second opinion when you’re not sure about the diagnosis or care plan recommended by another dentist. 

If you’re having a dental emergency that’s not on this list, no worries. Zam Dental covers all dental emergencies, with the sole exception of life-threatening emergencies. If your life’s in danger, proceed to the nearest emergency room right away.

What can I expect when I get emergency dental treatment?

The Zam Dental team starts with a full assessment of your mouth damage. This includes a description of your pain or problem, a review of your medical history, and advanced imaging as needed. 

The compassionate and highly skilled Zam Dental team starts treatment right away. Depending on the damage, you may need anesthesia to numb the treatment area. The Zam Dental team’s main goal is to have you pain-free when you leave the office. 

When is emergency dental care available?

Zam Dental offers emergency dental care during all normal office hours, Monday through Saturday. If you’re having a dental emergency, call the San Antonio office closest to you, and a member of the Zam Dental team will arrange your visit promptly. 

Although emergency walk-ins are welcome, it’s helpful to call ahead so the team can get ready for your visit and begin care as soon as you arrive. Zam Dental makes emergency dental patients a priority, and they always make room in the schedule for those unexpected situations that require immediate attention. 

How do I prepare for my emergency dental appointment?

By nature, emergencies allow little-to-no prep time, but there are a few things you can do if you’re able. If you’re in pain, you can apply an ice packet to the outside of your jaw. If your tooth is knocked out, retrieve it and put it in a cup of cow’s milk to preserve it until you reach Zam Dental. 

When any member of the family has a dental emergency, especially young kids, try to keep them distracted with a toy, game, or movie on your phone or tablet. 

If you have a dental emergency, take a deep breath and remind yourself that Zam Dental has you covered. Reach out for the best in San Antonio emergency dental care now.