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Does Your Child Need Emergency Dental Care?

If you have ever wondered, “Is there emergency pediatric dental care near me?” the answer is: Yes! Kids Smile Pediatric Dentistry is the best emergency dentist for kids in San Diego and beyond. We’re here to serve you and keep your child smiling.

Visit Dr. Bagheri and the Kids Smile team for oral sedation pediatric dentistry, emergency dentistry, and other in-office and in-hospital pediatric dentistry needs. We ensure every experience is peaceful and positive for your child.

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Pediatric Dental Emergency FAQs

What is Considered a Pediatric Dental Emergency?

A dental emergency can happen anywhere, anytime: on the sports field, in a classroom, while playing at home, or even while sleeping.

Some of the most common children’s dental emergencies include:

  • knocking their own tooth out
  • losing a tooth while playing with another child
  • breaking or losing a tooth in sports
  • dislodging a tooth that doesn’t completely fall out
  • biting the tongue/lip
  • painful gum abscesses and bleeding
  • getting a severe toothache of unknown origin
  • receiving an impact to the jaw
  • getting an object stuck in the teeth/mouth

All of these are emergencies that should be evaluated as soon as possible. In an emergency situation, call 911. Contact Kids Smile Pediatric Dentistry for emergency care in our office or at Rady Children’s Hospital. We work with many insurance plans.

What Will Happen During Emergency Pediatric Care?

First, Dr. Bagheri and our staff will help calm and reassure your child during this difficult experience. Dr. Bagheri will perform a physical examination to assess the status of your emergency.

Emergency dental care for your child may include

  • One or more dental examinations
  • Taking their blood pressure and heart rate
  • Taking x-rays
  • Using nitrous oxide (laughing gas), IV sedation, or other types of sedation
  • Using local or general anesthesia
  • Other dental emergency procedures recommended by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

who is the best emergency dentist

Dr. Bagheri

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Emergency Pediatric Dentist in Oceanside

You can feel comfortable seeing us for your urgent pediatric services. Dr. Amin Bagheri is a senior staff member at Rady Children’s Hospital and has cared for children in both the operating room and emergency department. He has extensive experience working with a wide range of pediatric dental emergencies.

Dr. Bagheri will handle your child’s dental emergency with world-class expertise and a genuine spirit of welcoming and caring. Even in the most stressful emergency situation, Dr. Bagheri keeps his cool and helps kids stay calm. Kids love Dr. Bagheri!

Kids Smile Pediatric Dentistry can handle emergencies like: teeth lost in traumatic tooth injuries, tooth pain, gum emergencies, and orthodontic emergencies. No dental emergency is too big or too small for us. We’re here to help.

Oral Sedation Pediatric Dentistry

Sedation dentistry for kids involves providing the perfect level of medications to help children relax and stay calm during dental procedures. We use inhalational (nitrous oxide) or oral sedation in our office. We use general anesthesia at Rady Children’s Hospital.

Each pediatric sedation dentistry experience is unique to the patient. Dr. Bagheri works with every child’s parents to make informed sedation decisions for their children. He will ensure you fully understand your options before choosing a route for pediatric oral sedation.

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Hours of Operation:

Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

In an emergency, please call 911.

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