Emergency Treatment can be daunting. Here below are some frequently asked questions and answers.
If there is a question you have that we haven’t covered, please don’t hesitate to contact us and we’d be more than happy to help you.
What should I do in an event of a dental emergency?
Please call the practice immediately so that we can arrange an appointment as quickly and conveniently as possible for you.
What should I do if I have a swelling?
What if I have lost a crown?
Keep your crown safe so it can be re-cemented as soon as possible to avoid damage or the need for root canal treatment. Contact us immediately.
What should I do to cure a toothache?
If you are suffering from a painful toothache, something is wrong that requires attention. Contact us immediately to organize an appointment as quickly and conveniently as possible for you. Painkillers such as Ibuprofen or Paracetamol are recommended; do not exceed the maximum dose.
What should I do if I have fractured my tooth?
What if I have broken my denture?
What if I have knocked a tooth out?
- DO place the tooth in cold milk or on one side of your mouth between your teeth and cheeks
- The tooth needs to be re-implanted into its socket immediately.
- If possible, place the tooth back into the socket and splint in place with silver paper.
- Try not to handle the tooth root to protect the fibres around the root surface.
- DO NOT place the tooth in water.
- Contact us immediately