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Tempe’s Trusted Emergency Dental Team

At Desert Breeze Dentistry, we understand the urgency and stress of dental emergencies. That's why we're committed to providing immediate, effective, and compassionate care to our patients. Our experienced dental team is equipped with the latest technology to diagnose and treat dental emergencies efficiently, ensuring you receive the highest standard of care in your time of need.
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Why People Love Desert Breeze Dentistry

Nada B.
Amazing experience from the second I walked in. Friendly staff at the front desk, talented doctor and assistant. Quick, effective and sympathetic. I loved how the doctor made sure that he’s walking me through the procedure and what he was doing at the same time and that put me in so much ease and relieved a lot of stress. My most pleasant dentist appointment!
Javier M.
Such a great experience here. Dr. Z was very friendly and caring. The whole staff was also very nice and welcoming. I felt very comfortable here. Looking forward to all my future visits. 100% recommend this place.
Monique O.
Great dentistry! The staff is always friendly, respectfully and personal. Dr. Z. is a very good dentist! Also, I had an emergency a couple of months ago and I could come by immediately! They care for their patients!! 👍🏻
Kay Z.
Dr Z and staff have been so good to me. They have spent a lot of time making sure I am satisfied and understand everything on the treatment plan. I know my new smile is in good hands.
Marie-Therese E.
I am extremely satisfied with the care I received at Desert breeze dentistry and would highly recommend Dr. Ziadat to anyone in need of a great dentist in the area. He and his team are top-notch and truly care about their patients.
Amber H.
I highly recommend this dental practice! Dr. Z is an honest and very skilled dentist. The office staff is very welcoming and I feel very comfortable when coming here! Great location and I will definitely recommend my friends and family here.
Amber M.
Dr Z and his Hygienist Amber are absolutely amazing and so knowledgeable !!! Being someone that struggles with dental anxiety, both of them made me feel beyond comfortable and at total ease !! Very compassionate down to earth and professional. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED !!!! 10 STARS !!!!! Great Team !! Thanks for being amazing and taking great care of your patients Dr Z and Amber !!
Richelle L.
Going to the dentist is usually never something anyone looks forward to. Dr. Ziadat has the ability to make a daunting experience so comforting. He is very good at explaining what is going to happen. He's knowledgeable and I feel his work is beyond expectations. I would highly recommend this office to anyone that I truly cared about.
Jovica T.
Dr. Ziadat is one of the best dentists out there. He is very compassionate , caring , and patient with all of his patient’s questions and needs. He explains the procedures and does a wonderful job with consulting. Would highly recommend him and his practice.
Anna W.
This is hands down the best dentist office in the Valley. It’s clear that Dr. Ziadat and the rest of the staff really care about their patients. The entire experience was very warm and welcoming, this will be my family’s dentist for as long as we live in Phoenix. I highly recommend.
Dolly D.
Best dentist ever! I am terrified of going to the dentist but everyone at desert breeze made me feel comfortable. Dr. Ziadat is awesome! He has excellent bedside manner. I will most def be making this my new dental clinic!
Blake P.
My experience with Dr. Ziadat was nothing short of fantastic. He and his staff were so welcoming and kind and always make me feel comfortable whenever I visit their office. If your looking for a great dentist in the Chandler/Tempe area I would highly recommend him.
Maria K.
Dr. Ziadat and his staff provide an excellent dental experience. The staff is welcoming and efficient, while Dr Ziadat is knowledgeable and a caring dentist. I appreciate their support during my visits because I am an anxious and nervous patient! Thank you!
Ahmed A.
Dr. Feras Zidat is the most professional dentist I have ever been too, exceptional care and very professional. Thank you for taking good care of me.
Shawn M.
Dr. Z is personable, quick and efficient. I like that the office is family owned and operated.
Nicole G.
Had a great experience with Dr. Z and his staff. Dentist offices give tend to give me some anxiety and I did not feel that at all at this office. They explained everything very well and answered all my question. I felt very comfortable at this office!
Jesse T.
When I came across Desert Breeze Dentistry in Tempe, I was genuinely taken aback by their advanced capabilities and the credentials of Dr. Z. With accolades like Phoenix Magazine's Top Dentist 2021 and his commitment to offering free services to veterans, it's evident that Dr. Z is not only skilled but also deeply community-driven. It's rare to find such a combination of expertise and genuine care in one place, and I have to say, it left quite an impression on me
Katelyn B.
I had my first appointment a few days ago and I’m happy to share that it was a great experience. I came in with high anxiety about my dental state, and the team was incredible. From the receptionist, the hygienists and Dr, Ziadat, I felt so cared for. They took their time with me which I appreciate so much. My experience during my time there and the care they displayed was incredibly genuine and I’m so happy I found them!
Monica T.
Dr. Z is wonderful. He is understanding and empathetic throughout the process and checks in to make sure his patients are comfortable. He practices with a warmth that is hard to come by. I highly recommend.
Kaali R.
I was a new patient with this dentist, and they welcomed me and made me feel comfortable during my whole cleaning! Very affordable pricing, great staff with happy faces and voices, and great staff in the back as well! The doctor introduced himself to me and that made me feel so much better about my experience! 10/10 would recommend to friends and family. Thank You! :)
Guilia B.
Genuinely had such a great first experience here with Dr. Z. I will definitely be coming back. The staff was so welcoming and I felt very comfortable. Dr. Z made me feel really comfortable and explained everything he was doing with everything I was getting done. I feel so much better after leaving. Highly recommend!!
Angela M.
Dr. Z. is an amazing doctor! He goes above and beyond for his patients. He really takes the time to make you comfortable and listens to any concerns you may have. He does a great job explaining any treatment to help you understand better and on top of that does outstanding work!! You’re in greats hands with Dr. Z and his staff, highly recommend his office!!
Omar A.
One of the best dental clinics in the Valley. Super friendly and professional staff, top to bottom. Cannot recommend them more highly. Dr. Ziadat is so thorough and informative, and lets you know every step of the way what's going on; excellent bedside manners! Highly recommend this clinic!
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Understanding Dental Emergencies

A dental emergency can occur at any time, often when least expected.

Knowing what qualifies as a dental emergency is crucial for taking the right action and preventing further damage or complications. Common dental emergencies include:

  • Severe Toothache: Pain that is persistent and intense, signaling underlying issues.
  • Chipped, Cracked, or Broken Teeth: Accidents can lead to significant dental injuries that require immediate attention.
  • Knocked-Out Tooth: Time is of the essence in trying to save an avulsed tooth.
  • Lost Fillings or Crowns: Leaving the underlying tooth structure unprotected can lead to further damage.
  • Abscess or Infection: Marked by severe pain, swelling, and possibly fever, indicating an infection that can be life-threatening if not treated promptly.
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Signs It's Time for Urgent Dental Care

Understanding the signs of a dental emergency can help you act swiftly and appropriately.

These signs include:

  • Severe Pain: If pain disrupts your daily activities or sleep, it's a clear signal to seek immediate care.
  • Swelling in the Mouth or Jaw: Swelling can indicate an infection requiring urgent treatment.
  • Bleeding that Won't Stop: Persistent bleeding is a sign of trauma or disease needing immediate attention.
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What to Do in a Dental Emergency

In a dental emergency, taking the right steps before you reach the dentist can make a significant difference in the outcome:

  • For a Knocked-Out Tooth: Keep it moist at all times. Try placing it back in the socket without touching the root, or keep it between your cheek and gums, or in milk.
  • For a Cracked Tooth: Rinse your mouth with warm water immediately to clean the area. Apply a cold compress to minimize swelling.
  • For Toothache: Rinse with warm water to clean your mouth. Gently use dental floss to remove any food caught between your teeth.
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Avoiding Common Dental Emergencies

Maintaining Regular Dental Checkups

Routine visits can catch issues before they escalate into emergencies.

Wearing Protective Gear

Use mouthguards during sports or activities that could result in facial injury.

Avoiding Hard Foods

Be cautious with foods that could crack or break your teeth.

How Dental Emergencies Are Treated

At Desert Breeze Dentistry, we tailor our emergency treatments to address the specific needs of each patient swiftly. Treatments may include:

Pain Management

Immediate relief from pain through medication or by treating the source of the pain.

Restorative Treatments

Using fillings, crowns, or dental bonding to repair damaged teeth.

Root Canal Therapy

To treat infections within the tooth pulp and relieve severe pain or abscesses.

Tooth Extractions

As a last resort for teeth that are beyond saving to eliminate pain and prevent further oral health issues.

Preventative Guidance and Aftercare

Beyond treating the immediate emergency, we're dedicated to helping you maintain optimal oral health. We provide personalized advice on avoiding future dental emergencies and offer comprehensive care to address any underlying issues that could contribute to potential emergencies down the line.

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Dr. Feras Ziadat

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Our mission is to build long-term, happy, and healthy relationships between our team and patients. No matter what brings you here, we provide quality dental care for the entire family in an environment that feels just like home!
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Comprehensive Care
for the Whole Family

As a proud part of the Tempe community, Desert Breeze Dentistry is not just a dentist’s office. It’s a family-operated business that values the community we serve. We strive to make a difference, one smile at a time, by providing care that goes beyond the dental chair. From the youngest members of your family experiencing their first dental visit to older adults looking for advanced dental solutions, every member of our community is welcome here.
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Comforting Amenities

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Frequently
Asked Questions

What qualifies as a dental emergency?

A dental emergency includes situations such as severe toothache, knocked-out teeth, chipped or broken teeth causing pain, significant swelling or abscesses, and uncontrolled oral bleeding. If you're experiencing any of these symptoms, it's important to seek immediate dental care.

What should I do if I have a knocked-out tooth?

If you have a knocked-out (avulsed) tooth, try to handle it by the crown, not the root. Rinse it gently without scrubbing. If possible, reinsert it into its socket, or keep it moist by placing it in milk or between your cheek and gums, and seek emergency dental care immediately.

Can a chipped tooth be considered a dental emergency?

A chipped tooth that doesn't cause pain may not be an immediate emergency but should still be examined by a dentist soon to prevent further damage. However, if the chip is large, exposes the tooth's inner layers, or causes significant pain, it should be treated as an emergency.

How can I manage toothache pain before getting to the dentist?

Rinse your mouth with warm water and gently use dental floss to remove any food caught between your teeth. Avoid putting aspirin directly on your gums as this can burn gum tissue. Over-the-counter pain relievers can temporarily alleviate pain, but it's important to see a dentist as soon as possible.

What is the best way to deal with an abscessed tooth?

An abscess is a serious infection that can spread and affect your overall health. Rinse your mouth with mild saltwater several times to reduce pain and swelling. Do not delay seeking professional dental care, as abscesses require treatment to prevent more serious health issues.

How can I avoid dental emergencies?

Preventive measures include maintaining good oral hygiene, wearing mouthguards during sports, avoiding hard foods that can crack or chip teeth, and regular dental check-ups to address any potential issues before they become emergencies.

What should I expect during an emergency dental visit?

During an emergency visit, the primary goal is to alleviate pain and address the immediate issue. Your dentist will assess the situation, possibly take X-rays, and determine the best course of action to treat the emergency, which may involve temporary solutions until a permanent treatment can be provided.

How quickly do I need to see a dentist in a dental emergency?

Timing can be critical, especially in cases of knocked-out teeth or severe infection. Contacting a dentist immediately for advice and to arrange an urgent visit is essential. Most dental emergencies benefit from prompt treatment to prevent complications or further damage.

Are emergency dental treatments more expensive?

The cost of emergency dental care can vary depending on the specific treatment needed. At Desert Breeze Dentistry, we understand the stress associated with emergencies and strive to provide affordable, transparent pricing for all urgent care services.

Does insurance cover emergency dental care?

Many dental insurance plans offer coverage for emergency care, but coverage can vary. We recommend checking with your provider for details about your emergency care benefits. Our office can assist with insurance questions and provide information on financing options if needed.

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