Emergency Dentist – San Ramon, CA

Top-Rated Team of ER Dentists

Woman in yellow sweater holding her jaw in pain needing emergency dentist

What’s your plan for when a dental emergency occurs? Step one should always be to call Gale Ranch Family Dental to speak to our compassionate dental team. Once we have a firm grasp of your situation, we will make arrangements to have one of our San Ramon emergency dentists see you as soon as we can. You shouldn’t have to deal with oral pain or damaged teeth any longer than necessary; we’ll quickly figure out what your smile needs and put together a plan to help you regain your oral health.

Why Choose Gale Ranch Family Dental for Emergency Dentistry?

  • Same-Day Emergency Care
  • Different Forms of Sedation
  • Compassionate, Trustworthy Team

How We Treat Dental Emergencies

Young woman holding her jaw in pain while visiting San Ramon emergency dentist

While every dental emergency is different, we do tend to follow these four broad steps when it comes to treating them:

  • Same-Day Appointment: We are proud to offer same-day appointments for dental emergencies. While we’re setting up your visit, we may give you some tips for managing your pain on your own.
  • Emergency Exam: We can only treat your dental issue once we know what it is. As such, when you get to our office, we’ll complete a thorough examination of your smile.
  • Review Findings: Our team will review the underlying cause of your emergency as well as how severe it is. We will then explain what solutions are available, how long they will likely take, and how much you can expect to pay for them.
  • Get the Care You Deserve: No matter what kind of treatment you need, we will make our goal to complete it as quickly as possible.

The Most Common Dental Emergencies

If you’re experiencing unusual or severe pain in your mouth, or if you have a tooth that has been visibly injured in some way, you may be in need of emergency dental care. Below are some common examples of emergency dental situations; as soon as you notice any of these symptoms, pick up the phone and call our San Ramon dental office.


Chipped Tooth

Cracked Tooth

Very Sensitive Teeth

Knocked-Out Tooth

Lost Filling or Crown

Broken Denture

Loose Permanent Tooth

Injury to the Gums, Lips, or Tongue

Jaw Pain

Something Stuck Between the Teeth

Understanding the Cost of Dental Emergencies

Man smiling at dental office receptionist

Some toothaches can be remedied with fillings while others require root canal treatment. In other words, the kind of treatment you need can vary depending on the nature of your dental emergency – and the same goes for the cost. There’s no way to know how much you can expect to pay for emergency dental care until after we’ve examined your mouth, but rest assured that an estimate will be provided so that you can make an informed decision about your treatment.

Keys to Preventing Dental Emergencies

Man flossing his teeth

It’s easier to avoid dental emergencies if you’re diligent about taking care of your smile. To keep your teeth and gums safe, we recommend that you:

  • Brush at least two times a day (or three times a day if possible).
  • Floss daily to remove plaque from the spaces between your teeth.
  • Eat fewer sugary foods and more smile-friendly options like crunchy fruits and vegetables.
  • Get a mouthguard if you play sports.
  • Use scissors instead of your teeth to open packages.
  • Visit us twice a year for dental checkups and cleanings.