San Diego Emergency Dentist at San Diego Dental Specialists


Emergency dental care for patients of all ages

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At San Diego Dental Specialists, our dentists want to do more than to just solve your dental emergency — we want to improve your oral health over the long term.

Our approach to dental emergencies focuses on immediate, effective, and painless procedures, all the while minimizing stress through personalized and thoughtful treatment.

We offer a full range of emergency dental services for all ages. No matter your unique situation, our team of San Diego emergency dentists can help.

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What is a Dental Emergency?

Dental emergencies come in many forms, such as a fractured tooth or an abscess in the gums. In general terms, emergency dental care aims to relieve severe pain, restore damaged or loose teeth, or stop bleeding or infections in the mouth.

Accidents are the main culprit when it comes to dental emergencies; falls, sport injuries, or physical alterations can easily lead to fractured teeth or toothache.

The most common emergency dental cases include:

  • Fractured tooth Mouth or gum infection
  • Knocked-out tooth
  • Dislodged tooth
  • Extruding tooth
  • Loose or broken crown
  • Severe or sudden toothache
  • Objects caught between teeth
  • Swelling or bleeding in the gums
  • Broken or missing filling

Emergency Dental Care: What to Expect

Our friendly emergency dental professionals are ready to assist you anytime.

Whether you are suffering from a broken tooth, an excruciating toothache, or painful bleeding gums, give us a call to book an immediate appointment.

San Diego Dental Specialists welcome new patients, are prepared to deal with all kinds of dental emergencies, and treat each individual case with professional care.

We offer same-day appointments and handle all emergencies right in our practice, making it less stressful to receive the urgent dental care you need.

When you arrive for your same-day appointment, our emergency dentist would examine your teeth, ask about your medical background, and recommend the best treatment for you. Once the proper treatment has been determined, our team of professionals would take care of the rest!

Frequently Asked Questions


If your question isn’t here, feel free to ask us! We love parents who want to learn more.

Most Insurance Plans Accepted

We’ll help you understand your insurance benefits and will file claims on your behalf. For those without insurance, flexible financing options and easy payment plans are available.

No matter your financial situation, we’ll help you maximize your insurance benefits & receive the treatment you need.

Our Office

We offer individual music and TV & DVD viewing during your appointments, free Wi-Fi, coffee, tea, and beverages. And if you’re looking for a sedation dentist in San Diego, we can help you with Nitrous oxide (laughing gas), oral sedation, or IV sedation, depending on what is medically right for you.



8:00 am to 5:00 pm

  Tuesday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

  Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

8:00 am to 2:30 pm

  Saturday* 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
(*2 Saturdays per month)


San Diego Dental Specialists
11616 Iberia Pl
San Diego, CA 92128, USA

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