Kenilworth Dental Associates
658 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 210, Towson, MD 21204

Handling a Dental Emergency Wisely, Day or Night


It would be convenient if dental emergencies only occurred on weekdays when your dentist is open for business, but that’s not the case. A dental emergency can happen on a weekend, during your vacation, and in the middle of the night. A little knowledge can make handling a dental emergency much easier. For example, it’s important to know if a specific problem can wait a few days for treatment or needs emergency dental care.

It’s also essential to have a plan and know who to call when a crisis occurs. However, knowing when you need to seek emergency dental treatment is not always clear-cut. If you have severe tooth pain, swelling, or signs of an abscess and think you need emergency dental care, call your dentist immediately. Even if the office is closed, call to obtain emergency numbers or to reach an answering service that may be able to direct you to a local emergency dentist, or help you determine if the problem requires a trip to the hospital.

A knocked-out, cracked, broken tooth often can be a dental emergency. A knocked-out tooth may be due to a sports-related injury or an accident involving facial impact, such as a fall. Try to place a knocked-out tooth back into its socket until you can get to an emergency dentist. If this isn’t possible, rinse the tooth, and place it into your mouth or in a glass of milk. Cracked and broken teeth often result from biting a hard piece of food or using your teeth on non-food substances. With a small fracture or a chipped tooth, you can sometimes wait to see your dentist until normal office hours. But if the crack is large, a piece of tooth is missing, or the tooth has been completely removed from its socket, seek emergency dental treatment immediately.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Towson, call Kenilworth Dental Associates today at (410) 616-7981 or make an appointment.

Kenilworth Dental Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Towson. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Kenilworth Dental Associates, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Kenilworth Dental Associates.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
The Doctor made the whole process easier. He was kind and took very good care with me.
Leonard K.
Excellent staff. This is the best dentist office I’ve been to, especially in the Baltimore area. I’ve never waited more than 2 minutes for my appointment, everyone is very friendly, and although […]
Tony M.
Excellent Doctor. Office personal are friendly and helpful.
Lois C.
I work in Annapolis, and the people here don’t generally travel to Towson for a dentist.
David S.
They do great work and are delightful people to be around.
Frederic B.
Dr. Windsor is an excellent dentist. He has been my dentist for over 20 years! His staff is helpful and courteous.
Richard K.
Excellent dentist and assistant. Appointment was on time. Very competent billing.
Mark C.
Friendly staff! I have the healthiest mouth I have ever had since I started coming here!
Jen G.
First time at the Kenilworth practice and I was blown away with the upmost hospitality and eagerness to make sure my daughter and myself understood and enjoyed our visit.
Kaylyn S.
The team is amazing. Everyone is so nice and they have great hours. They use the newest technology and are so knowledgeable when you have a questions.
Anna W.
Great dentist! I got my very first filling ever today (at age 31!) and it was quick and painless. I definitely recommend this office.
Rachel M.
Excellent experience in a beautiful office! A wonderful office staff with a highly skilled and gentle dentist. I couldn’t be happier if I hired the doctor myself!
Barry L.
Everyone is friendly-the front office staff to the dentist. Very approachable and answers your questions. I took my 2 yo daughter there and they did a wonderful job. I would highly recommend this […]
Whitney B.
Pam was (and always is) wonderful! I always ask her to be quick and painless, and she is! Thank you!
Theresa Q.
Efficient and high quality care. Staff is great.
Marilyn P.
The trust in and competence of the dental hygienist who cleans my teeth. The professional yet warm atmosphere of everyone in the office and throughout the setting.
Loretta W.
I just love this dental practice! I bring my kids here and have recommended friends with whom I work.
Lynn C.
Gentle, gets the job done as quickly as possible while being very thorough.
Lynn C.
Friendly office. I went in as an emergency, and I was in severe pain. They saw me promptly and they were very understanding. I have a fear of dentist. When I told the dentist this, he made sure I […]
Dana M.
I like the people
Bernard H.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 7:15 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:15 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (410) 616-7981
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