What Should I Do During Dental Emergency?

What Should I Do During Dental Emergency?

Apr 03, 2018

The first thing you should remember during a dental emergency is to remain calm. The second thing is to know self-care steps to take to treat your emergency until you can get to a dental clinic. To better serve you we provided information on what to do during a dental emergency Ajax and today’s blog.

What to do during dental emergencies involving knocked out or broken teeth

In the case of a broken or cracked tooth, begin with rinsing your mouth with warm water and then place a cold compress on your face to reduce swelling. If you have a knocked out permanent tooth, it is crucial to keep the tooth moist at all times. You can do this by trying to place the tooth back in the socket or in between the tooth and gums; or you can try placing the tooth in milk or purchase a tooth preservation kit at any pharmacy or big-box store. In both cases, you should contact a dentist to schedule an emergency appointment as soon as possible. Do not delay.

What to do during a toothache

If you have a toothache from an unknown calls, rinse your mouth with warm, salty water to help clean out the teeth and floss to remove any leftover food  stuck in your teeth. If you have an object lodged in your mouth or gums, try removing it gently with floss. Do not attempt to use a shark tour pointed tool, contact the dentist for an emergency appointment instead.

Dr. Peter Yao, who is board-certified with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons, and his professional staff at Rosland Landing Dental Care of Ajax can help you with your dental emergency. For appointment and urgently need of dental emergency dentist, contact our ajax dentist.