Opening Hours : Monday to Friday - 9am to 6pm and Saturday - Upon Request
What is a Dental Emergency
Dental emergencies may range from mild to severe and include:
Oral pain, swelling and, in some cases, bleeding are all symptoms of dental damage that requires emergency treatment. As the mouth is neurologically connected to the head and body, other symptoms like headaches and nausea may be felt.
Causes of Dental Emergencies
These types of dental emergencies may have different causes, such as an injury inflicted during sports or physical activity, trauma, swollen mouth, bacterial infection, abnormal cell growth (neoplasm), disease and poor dental habits.
Treatments for Dental Emergencies
Each dental emergency is evaluated on a case-by-case basis for diagnosis and treatment. Broken teeth may be saved through filling or be extracted for replacement with artificial teeth, such as bridges, dental implants and crowns. For infections, root canal treatment may be necessary or oral surgery.
Prevention of Dental Emergencies
Leaving an oral condition untreated may not only lead to a dental emergency but can affect your overall health, particularly if a person has other medical conditions, such as diabetes or cardiac problems. People can avoid dental emergencies by being careful during physical activities, wearing mouth guards during sports, visiting the dentist regularly for check-ups and seeking treatment early for any dental or oral concerns.
To learn more about our dental emergencies appointments give us a call on 020 7241 4161 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a consultation