Services

EMERGENCY DENTAL CARE








Dental emergencies can be stressful.

Dental emergencies include:

  • A knocked out tooth
  • Abscess/facial swelling
  • Toothache
  • Broken tooth/teeth
  • Trauma to your mouth or teeth
  • Broken denture

We understand that patients who are in a dental emergency need priority attention. That’s why we try to keep some space available in the appointment books every day for patients requiring an emergency dentist. We also have the facility to book online so feel free to utilize it.

Preventing Dental Emergencies

Most dental emergencies can be prevented by taking some simple precautions. You can minimise the damage to your teeth by wearing a mouth guard during contact sports and training sessions. You can reduce the risk of cracking or breaking your teeth by avoiding hard foods, such as lollies or refrigerated chocolate. In most cases, dental abscesses can be avoided by seeing your dentist regularly to detect and treat dental decay before it progresses into the nerve of the tooth and causes infection.

GENERAL ADVICES


EMERGENCY APPOINTMENTS

We have time allocated each day during practice hours for Dental Emergencies. Book Online or Call us on 07 3269 2443 and we will make time to see you promptly.


AFFORDABLE OPTIONS

We understand that emergencies happen, and not always on payday! If you’re in pain and concerned about the cost of your emergency dental treatment, speak to us on 07 3269 2443. We offer affordable options, such as AfterPay or Interest Free Payment Plans. We don’t want to see you in pain!


Steps to save your knocked out (adult) tooth



1

Locate the tooth and pick it up by the crown. DO NOT touch the root surface.



2

If dirty, gently rinse the tooth with milk or water (at gentle pressure). DO NOT use chemicals, scrub, dry or wrap the tooth.



3

Position the tooth back in the socket, ideally the right way round, matching with the other teeth. The sooner the tooth is replaced, the best chance it will have to survive.



4

Once in place hold the tooth by gently biting down on a soft cloth or tissue, or use aluminium foil or your mouthguard to hold it in place.



5

If you are unable to position the tooth into the socket, keep it moist by placing it in milk or in a cling wrap with injured person’s saliva to keep it moist.



6

See your dentist as soon as possible, ideally within an hour of the accident.


* We should not insert back baby teeth (usually for kids younger than 6-8 years of age.
** The patient should not have a heart related medical history, needing them to take antibiotics before dental visits.





About Us


For over 25 years, our practice has been caring for people from Sandgate, Shorncliffe, Brighton, Deagon, Bracken Ridge, Boondall, Taigum, Woody Point, Clontarf, Margate, Redcliffe and other surrounding areas.

Our main priority is to provide affordable, gentle and quality dental care to the Sandgate and surrounding communities.


Contact Us


(07) 3269 2443



74 Loudon St, Sandgate
QLD 4017


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