Some dental issues can’t wait for an appointment. Broken or knocked-out teeth or severe pain caused by trauma or infection require emergency dental care. If you are looking for an emergency dentist in Waltham, MA, then call our office. We can help with emergency issues for new and returning patients, and we also take after-hours calls for our existing patients. We work to ensure your dental emergency gets the attention it deserves quickly, so no further problems develop. For new patients, we are available during normal business hours. Call our office to make an appointment today, and we’ll get your dental problem addressed as quickly as possible. Emergency dental services are not available to new patients outside of regular business hours. We classify a dental emergency as anything that causes discomfort, trouble chewing or talking, or more intense pain. Dental emergencies are always unexpected, and they can often throw a wrench into your daily plans. It is difficult to continue with work or school when you’re in pain. That’s why we accept new and returning patients for emergency appointments on a very quick turnaround. Waltham residents seek emergency dental services for many reasons, including: 1) Dental trauma, most notably when teeth are broken or knocked out, 2) Missing fillings or dental crowns, which expose the nerves in the teeth, 3) Intense pain in the face, which can make it hard to bite or chew, 4) Dental infections that cause pain and swelling in the tongue, gums and face, and 5) TMJ, or lockjaw, a painful condition that makes it difficult to open and close your mouth.