DENTAL EMERGENCY SERVICES AVAILABLE DURING COVID-19
BROKEN TEETH OR FILLINGS
Breaking teeth or dentures are often symptoms of a bad bite,
a jaw joint problem, or stress with clenching or grinding at night. For deep cavities avoid cold drinks. Warm water is safer. An abscessed tooth will cause pain with hot drinks. We will repair tooth or denture or re-cement the crown.
Sir William Osler
“The Mouth is the Mirror
of all Disease.”
WISDOM TOOTH INFECTIONS
OR FACIAL SWELLING
This is a serious dental emergency.
The key is early and accurate dental diagnosis by an experienced dentist. Sometimes we will refer you to a hospital to get an IV drip of antibiotic if the swelling is serious. Oral antibiotics are slower and
can take 2-3 days to kick in.
Dr. Marie Curie
“Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only
to be understood!”
BLEEDING GUMS OR GUM SWELLING
AND LOOSE TEETH
Gum diseases are not appreciated as to
how dangerous they are. There are close connections between gum diseases and diabetes, kidney diseases, gut diseases, pneumonia, and many other diseases. Your gums should not bleed when you brush or
floss. Deep neglected gum infection
can cause you to loose many teeth.
Dr. Albert Schweitzer
“Pain is a more terrible lord of
mankind than even
TYPES OF DENTAL EMERGENCY AVAILABLE DURING COVID-19
- Management of acute dental pain, e.g. endodontic treatment under rubber dam,or extraction.
- Management of significantly damaged upper front teeth due to trauma
- Soft tissue pathology, e.g. ulcers.
- Management of those at a higher risk of rapid progression of dental disease due to dietary factors.