Emergency Services

Dental Emergency Services

As a service to our patients of record, Penn Dental Medicine maintains an ongoing emergency dental care service.

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Please call 215-898-8965. Emergency treatment appointments are available throughout the day. Emergency treatment may incur fees.

After hours, weekend and school holidays

In case of dental emergencies (after hours, on weekends, and on holidays) involving severe pain, swelling, and/or bleeding, please call 215-898-8961; (In case of life-threatening situations directions are given to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) or your nearest hospital).

Calls to the after-hours answering service will be forwarded to Penn Dental Medicine Providers who will follow up with the patient to manage the dental emergency.

Please be advised that the hospital emergency room will not replace or repair lost fillings, crowns, or other dental appliances. A hospital fee for emergency visits will be applied. This fee is the patient’s responsibility. Patients of record may qualify for reimbursement of this fee.

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