If You Have a Dental Emergency, Don’t Go to the ER

Unless you’re experiencing a life-threatening emergency, it is imperative to avoid our already taxed hospitals, emergency rooms, doctors and health care system during the novel coronavirus pandemic. 

Alpine Dental Health is open and available to treat emergency dental care needs during this time. All nonurgent treatments like teeth cleanings, exams, x-rays, teeth whitening and orthodontic check-ups were postponed through April 30, and are now no longer postponed. 

Our offices are conveniently located in Boulder, Downtown Denver, Fort Collins and West Fort Collins, so you can receive the emergency care you need close to home. Office hours at each location are 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Types of dental care you shouldn’t reschedule

All nonurgent or elective surgical procedures were postponed until April 30, and are now no longer postponed. This date is subject to change based on recommendations from world and national health agencies, like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization, as well as Governor Polis and the American Dental Association. Thank you for your continued support and understanding during this challenging time. We appreciate you and look forward to helping you again soon.

If you have a dental emergency, please contact our offices to find out how we can get you the care you need quickly and safely. Here are a few examples of dental emergencies that should be treated at the dental office without delay:

  • Serious pain
  • Signs of infection (bleeding or swelling)
  • Post-surgery care you cannot do yourself
  • Bleeding that won’t stop
  • Tissue that requires a biopsy
  • Swollen areas in or around your mouth (e.g., gums, face or neck)
  • Broken teeth (especially if they are causing pain or tissue damage)
  • A broken crown that’s been lost or broken
  • Dental work related to cancer treatment
  • Trauma that may affect your ability to breathe

If you or a loved one is in need of dental services, our wonderful team of dentists at Alpine Dental Health is here to help. Please see below for our office locations.

BOULDER OFFICE (303) 800-2492
Dr. Whitney Smith

DENVER OFFICE (303) 847-4469
Dr. Barry Taller

Dr. Seth Cowden

Dr. Mick McDill, Dr. Todd Rosenzweig, Dr. Mesa Roth 

Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation as we navigate our new reality together.

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