What should I do in an event of a dental emergency?
Our clinic at Wyndham vale, Craigieburn and Langwarrin is open from 9 am but our phone lines are open all day including weekends and public holidays.
So, please give us a call anytime so that we can help you in making the appointment as quickly as possible.
What should I do to cure a toothache happening after hours?
If you are suffering from a painful toothache, something is wrong that requires attention. Please contact any of our Wyndham vale, Craigieburn or Langwarrin clinic immediately to organize an appointment as quickly and conveniently as possible for you. Painkillers such as Ibuprofen or Paracetamol are recommended; do not exceed the maximum dose.
What should I do if I have a swelling?
Swellings are caused by an infection. Contact one of our dental clinic immediately to receive treatment and antibiotics if needed.
What should I do if I have chipped my tooth?
Fractured teeth can usually be restored so there is no need to panic. If the tooth is painful, avoid hot or cold and avoid eating or biting on that side i.e. relieve the tooth from extremes of temperature and pressure. Painkillers such as Ibuprofen or Paracetamol may help.
What if I have lost a crown, bridge or veneers?
Keep your crown, bridge or veneers, safe so it can be re-cemented as soon as possible to avoid damage.
What if I have knocked a tooth out?
The tooth needs to be re-implanted into its socket immediately. Try not to handle the tooth root to protect the fibres around the root surface. If possible, place the tooth back into the socket and splint in place with silver paper. DO NOT place the tooth in water. DO place the tooth in cold milk. Contact and of our three location immediately for emergency dental service at Wyndham vale, Craigieburn and Langwarrin.
What if I have broken my denture?
Broken dentures can usually be repaired relatively easily. Please resist the temptation to glue them together your self as this often makes a repair very difficult. Contact us on any of our three location immediately for emergency dental service at Wyndham vale, Craigieburn and Langwarrin.