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Immediate Cosmetic Dentistry Appointments – Teeth Whitening in San Diego, North Park, Kensington and Normal Heights

Dr. Steven Byers and his staff have provided this page in order to answer some of the most frequently asked questions from San Diego, North Park, Kensington, Normal Heights dental emergency patients.

Is Dr. Byers really available all the time?

Yes. Dr. Byers is a highly sought-after North Park emergency dentist who is on call 24 hours a day. He offers immediate dental emergency appointments and is recognized among his San Diego emergency dentistry patients as the best Saturday/Sunday dentist.

When should I seek emergency dental services?

If you are experiencing a toothache or any type of discomfort that is not getting better, please contact Dr. Byers immediately. Likewise, if you have lost a filling, a crown or have broken or somehow damaged the structure of your tooth, it is essential that you call us right away. Dr. Byers, a leading San Diego dental emergency provider is available on call anytime of the day, including Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

What type of dental emergency services does Dr. Byers provide?

Dr. Byers has years of experience and specializes in all types of general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry. He is trained in all aspects of dental emergency procedures, including emergency dental fillings, tooth ache relief, root canal therapy, crown restorations, emergency teeth whitening and a slew of other procedures depending on your individual dental emergency situation and treatment needs. In addition, Dr. Byers is a widely recognized San Diego cosmetic dentistry provider and offers a range of smile makeover procedures and treatment, which you can undergo during his regular office hours.

What can I do to ease a toothache?

If you are experiencing a toothache, please contact Dr. Byers for an immediate appointment regardless of the time of the day. In the meantime, you may choose to brush your teeth, floss carefully to remove food fragments and/or place a cold compress against your cheek if your gums are swollen. However, in order to avoid further complications, including an abscessed (infected) tooth, you should receive contact Dr. Byers right away to undergo a dental emergency procedure.

I don’t have dental insurance – can I still be a patient?

Dr. Byers treats all patients who are experiencing a dental emergency, including severe toothache, an infections and an array of other oral health concerns that need immediate medical attention. You don’t have to have health insurance to undergo emergency dentistry treatment. Dr. Byers offers an array of financing options and payment plans. To learn more about financing, please read the respective section below.

Financing Your Dental Emergency Services in San Diego, Kensington, North Park and Normal Heights

Dr. Byers is a compassionate San Diego family dentist who treats all dental emergency patients regardless of whether they have dental insurance.

Immediate payment is required at the time of the service and Dr. Byers accepts the following types of payments:

  • Cash
  • All major credit cards, including CareCredit

If you are unable to pay with any of the methods mentioned above, please contact our office for further help and advice. We offer an array of payment plans and financing options, which are determined on a case-by-case basis and qualifications. Call us today to see if you qualify.

  • A minimum deposit of $850.00 must be prepaid with cash or credit card for emergency dental services for new patients (deposit will be applied to bill). The balance can be financed with zero interest.
  • For our patients of record the fees are our normal fees.
  • Sorry we do not accept Medi-Cal and Medicare.
  • 24 Hour Emergency Dental Emergency services are by Appointment Only.
  • Please call us at (619) 282-7060 with questions.

Central San Diego Location

24 Hour Emergency Dentistry
4403 Marlborough Ave
San Diego CA 92116
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Phone (619) 282-7060