Common Dental Emergencies
- December 24, 2021
Some of the most common dental emergencies are:
Toothache: If you are suffering from severe tooth ache, it could be due to several conditions, including tooth decay. If you have noticed signs such as swelling, it requires immediate medical attention. During such emergencies it is essential not to try and treat it yourself. Avoid taking aspirin or other painkillers, apply cold compress on cheek and get in touch with our dental clinic for emergency care.
Chipped or broken teeth
If you have been in an accident or have accidentally bitten too hard and have broken or chipped your tooth, it can count as a dental emergency. Rinse your mouth and place a piece of gauze on the site of the bleeding, apply cold compress and seek emergency dental care immediately.
Lost filling or crown
Crowns and fillings are used to restore damaged teeth, in case you have lost your filling, contact emergency dental clinic to avoid further damage or reinfection.
Broken or damaged braces can stick out and poke your cheeks and gums. This can cause severe pain and can also slow down the process of aligning and straightening teeth. Reach out to a dentist immediately for help.
Bleeding after a tooth extraction
It’s normal to experience bleeding after extraction, however if this persists for a long time, it can be an emergency. Please avoid rinsing, drinking and eating, spitting and smoking and call a dentist for assistance.
Sports injuries, accidents can lead to a broken jaw. Please seek medical assistance to fix misaligned of your teeth. You can rely on our emergency dentist to diagnose the damage and provide suitable treatment for the same.