Pain? Dental Emergency?!

Call 402.397.STAR 


Call us at 402.926.4848 for your next cleaning and check up

Dental  Surgery 

      Master, College of Conscious Sedation American Dental Society of Anesthesiology 



Anesthesia for a pleasant escape

Systemic dentistry  for a better life

Michael A. Starkey, DDS MS and The Team

Benefits of our Sedation Dental Center
Dental Implants, bone grafting, teeth in a day, mini implants, dentures

Star Sedation Dentistry   

Specializing in Total Dentistry

                     With Advanced Infusion Therapy                   To Rejuvenate the Mind & Body




Dental Emergency Questions:

  1. What is your chief complaint. That is to say what is your  main problem?
  2. What is your secondary or other problem dental problem?
  3. Where is the main problem?
  4. When did the problem start?
  5. On a scale of 1 to 10 with ten being the worst pain and 1 being no pain what is it now?
  6. What is it at its worst?
  7. Are you taking any pain medication for it or other medication. If so how much and what kind have you taken in the last 24 hours?
  8. Does it hurt to bite on it?
  9. Does it wake you up at night?
  10. Are you experiencing bad breath or bad taste?
  11. Are your gums bleeding?
  12. Do you have a sore throat?
  13. Is there swelling if so how much ?
  14. Have you seen another health professional about this problem? What did they do for you or what did they recommend?
  15. How do you feel about going to the dentist?
  16. Can you get numb easily?
  17. Do shots bother you?
  18. Are you allergic to novacain type medications or other local anesthetic or any medications?
  19. Do you have a strong gag reflex?
  20. How anxious are at this point on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the highest?
  21. Tell us about your secondary problem.
  22. Are you taking narcotics now?
  23. What would you like us to do for you regarding your chief complaint?
  24. What would you like us to do for you regarding your secondary complaint?

What to Do for Dental Emergency

Phase II Dental is Dental Emergency Treatment

For tips on self treatment until you can get to the dentist

scroll down to bottom of page. Compliments of These are suggestions that I may or may not advise personally.

If you are experiencing a dental emergency you can call our office at

402.926.4848. If you call in the  morning we will get you in by the afternoon if you call at normal business hours.

If you are unable to reach Doctor staff or doctor at office and you are a patient of record you can call Dr. Starkey on his cell phone.

If you cannot reach Dr. Starkey on his cell and this is an emergency you are advised to call 911 or go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital or call an after hours dental emergency clinic.