What if I have a dental emergency but no dental insurance?

If you don’t have dental insurance, you should still contact your dentist in the event of a dental emergency. Many dental emergencies can lead to much more serious health complications if they are left untreated. Your dentist may also be able to offer a payment plan, so you can spread out the cost of your treatment over the course of several months. Ignoring a dental emergency now could end up costing even more money later. Broken or injured teeth can lead to infection, and in rare circumstances, your condition could even become life threatening.

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