Are You Experiencing a Dental Emergency?
Patients ring us asking whether they should seek immediate attention. A good rule of thumb to follow is that if you are in pain, you should contact us straightaway. Some of the common issues that constitute a dental emergency include a tooth that is cracked or broken, toothache and filling or restoration such as a crown or bridge that has loosened or fallen out.
If you have experienced trauma or any emergency, there are some easy tips that will help you best handle your situation.
Rinse your mouth out with warm water. Use dental floss to remove any food particles that may be caught between the teeth. Though it is a common myth, you should not apply aspirin to the tooth or surrounding gum.
How to avoid dental emergency?
There are some simple ways that you can avoid having common dental issues. If you participate in sport or other activities, wear a mouth-guard that will protect your teeth, gums and jaw. Avoid chewing hard substances such as ice or popcorn kernels, which can easily crack your teeth. Finally, never use your teeth to open/cut anything.
To get the immediate attention you need, contact us today. We will be happy to serve you to through what you can do to safeguard your oral health, and you will be booked in for an appointment as soon as possible.
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