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If you have a dental emergency call Dental & Implant Centre at 01752 - 661315. Most dental emergencies are treated at the time of you emergency appointment. Here are some practical tips for handling dental emergencies.
There are a number of simple precautions you can take to avoid accident and injury to your teeth. One way to reduce the chances of damage to your teeth, lips, cheek and tongue is to wear a mouth guard when participating in sports or recreational activities that may pose a risk. Avoid chewing ice, popcorn kernels and hard sweets, all of which can crack a tooth.
Accidents do happen, and knowing what to do when one occurs can mean the difference between saving and losing a tooth.
Clean the area gently with a cloth and apply cold compresses to reduce any swelling. If the bleeding doesn't stop, go to a hospital emergency room immediately.
Rinse your mouth with warm water to clean the area. Use cold compresses on the area to keep any swelling down. Call Dental & Implant Centre immediately at 01752 - 661315.
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Apply cold compresses to control swelling. Call Dental & Implant Centre immediately at 01752 - 661315, or go to a hospital emergency department immediately.
Hold the tooth by the crown and rinse off the root of the tooth in water if it’s dirty. Do not scrub it or remove any attached tissue fragments. If possible, gently insert and hold the tooth in its socket. If that isn’t possible, put the tooth in a cup of milk and get to Dental & Implant Centre as quickly as possible. Remember to bring the tooth with you!
Try to gently remove the object with dental floss; avoid cutting the gums. Never use a sharp instrument to remove any object that is stuck between your teeth. If you can’t dislodge the object using dental floss, contact the surgery.
Rinse your mouth with warm water to clean it out. Gently use dental floss or an interdental cleaner to ensure that there is no food or other debris caught between the teeth. Never put aspirin or any other painkiller against the gums near the aching tooth because it may burn the gum tissue. If the pain persists, contact you’re the surgery.