Dekamore Dental Accepts Dental Emergency Patients

Dental emergency treatments offered in DeKalb IL at Dekamore Dental

Dental Emergency Patients Treated at Dekamore Dental in DeKalb ILLooking for some relief for your dental emergency? Call (815) 748-2666. The staff at DeKamore Dental are taking appointments now!

No need to suffer with dental pain, Dekamore Dental provides prompt emergency dental care for patients in the Dekalb area.

Here are a few concerns that require prompt dental emergency care:

  • Bleeding or swollen gums
  • Broken tooth
  • Chipped tooth
  • Broken or lost filling or crown
  • Tooth repair or decay
  • Abscessed teeth
  • Pain when eating or drinking
  • Broken or loose fitting dentures
  • After any accident with trauma to the lips, mouth or jaw.

If these conditions are left untreated, they can progress and cause serious dental and physical health issues.

If you need dental emergency care, call (815) 748-2666.  Our skilled dentists are here to help!  Our office is open 6 days a week and we have many payment options including cash, credit cards, PPO dental insurance, Medicaid and CareCredit to make your emergency care affordable.

What causes dry mouth (xerostomia)?

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Our Dekalb dentists see a variety of  patients who complain of dry mouth (xerostomia).

What causes dry mouth?

Medications:  Many common medications decrease saliva.  These medications include:   cold remedies,  antihistamines. anti-depressants, some beta-blockers, anti-hypertensives and diuretics.

Disease:  Patients with uncontrolled diabetes, arthritis, HIV, anemia or stroke.

Chemotherapy:  Patients who are treated for head and neck cancer report a decrease in saliva.   Their saliva glands may be affected by the chemotherapy.

Lifestyle Habits:  Smoking and using chewing tobacco affect saliva production.

If you would like to learn more, click here to watch a video by the American Dental Association on dry mouth.