Valley Dental Associates
9199 Reisterstown Road, Suite 206B, Owings Mills, MD 21117

Dental Emergency – Is It Time to Call Your Dentist?

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When you have a dental emergency such as a knocked-out tooth, fracture, or sudden, severe pain, there is no time to waste. If you procrastinate or ignore the damage, you may face serious consequences. Neglecting to treat a dental emergency promptly can result in costly future dental bills and serious infections that can spread to other parts of the body and become lethal. Don’t wait to see if pain goes away; see your dentist in Owings Mills immediately for evaluation and treatment of your injured tooth.

When to Seek Help
Prompt treatment in a dental emergency saves teeth. If you’re not sure whether or not a problem is truly urgent, play it safe and seek help. Your dentist will tell you that if there is pain involved, it is an emergency; pain often indicates involvement of the inner structures or nerves of your teeth. Even injuries that seem minor can cause serious damage, but timely treatment can prevent it from getting worse. If you experience pain after an injury, or there is visible damage to your tooth, call your family dentist, or go to an emergency dental clinic as soon as possible.

Emergency Dental Treatment Options


Dentists today have a variety of ways to deal with emergency dental situations. Modern dentistry offers advances in pain management and new ways to restore damaged or missing teeth. Durable, natural-looking synthetic materials can be used for fillings and restorations. In an emergency situation, a dental professional can quickly assess the seriousness of your injury and determine what your options are. Any pain you are suffering can usually be relieved within just a few minutes.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Owings Mills, call Valley Dental Associates today at (443) 898-1240 or make an appointment.

Valley Dental Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Owings Mills. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Valley Dental Associates, 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 Valley Dental Associates.

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Valley Dental Associates has a great staff….they have always been friendly and accommodating to my needs. My first time there was a dental emergency, (I did have an actual first visit appointment […]
Arlene K.
The staff and Dr Oppenheimer are great. He pulled my teeth and I don’t even know it’s gone.
Verethia W.
Everyone is so nice. The hygienist I had (Matt) was very patient with me, and cleaned my teeth gently. He was very personable. Dr. Gorman is always friendly, knows I don’t care to come to dentist […]
Michele S.
I trust my dentist completely.
Barry M.
Dr. Challagulla is AWESOME!!! I had my first root canal and it was better than expected. A day later and I feel no pain. Thank you guys!!!!
Tyesha H.
Great office an atmosphere.. Staff is great and Dr. Oppeheim made me feel very comfortable
Erica F.
Mathew is terrific
Mark B.
I love them. They are the best. My husband and I have been with them for 15 years. You are guaranteed great service.
Debbie I.
I like my Dentist, very Happy atmosphere
Gail K.
High level of competence of Dr. Gorman and staff; caring manner and professional interactions.
Leslie G.
the service was excellent and my Dr have me a pain free experience.
Ashley M.
I was extremely satisfied with the customer service and the appointment availability. The staff were very professional and friendly. The office was clean and welcoming.
Lisa C.
Clean and professional atmosphere
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Clean friendly.Dr. Gorman has been there for a long time. I trust him.
April S.
I’m happy with Dr. Gorman and the staff.
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I like Dr. Gorman
Elyse S.
The dental tech was so knowledgeable, and proficient at cleaning my teeth, that I almost fell asleep!
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Office staff is efficient & clinical staff is knowledgeable & take good care of my teeth & gums.
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I was well satisfied with my diagnosis.
Hildegarde F.
Dr Gorman is the best. I’ve been coming to him since my kids were 3 and 5. That’s about 23 years. I’m a baby when it comes to the dentist and he always makes me feel comfortable.
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