Dental Emergency

Dental Emergency

Suffering from a Dental Emergency in Sunbury? We can help.

We are open six days a week, from 8:30 am-5:30 pm Monday through Friday and from 8:30 am-4:30 pm on Saturdays.

If you need an emergency dentist in Sunbury, give us a call.

We offer same-day appointments for emergencies.

You don’t always have time to book an appointment during a dental emergency. But when you have an emergency, it can’t wait. At Vineyard Dental, we always leave flexibility in our schedule to accommodate emergencies. Give us a call, and we’ll get you in right away.

Our priority with dental emergencies is to stabilise the problem and relieve your pain. As always, we will conduct a thorough exam and walk you through all treatment options. If possible, we will provide treatment that same day. Otherwise, we will book you an appointment to come back and receive treatment soon.

We never want the cost of care to prevent a patient from getting the treatment they need. We are proud to offer a range of treatment options to help ease the financial burden. Please let us know how we can assist you in exploring your payment options.

Examples of Dental Emergencies

Some of the most common situations that require an emergency dentist in Sunbury include:

  • Broken dentures or braces
  • Knocked-out, broken, or chipped teeth
  • Lost dental crowns or fillings
  • Persistent toothaches
  • Injuries to the lips, cheeks, and gums
  • Dislodged teeth

What Should You Do in a Dental Emergency?

The best thing to do in a dental emergency is to see a dentist as soon as possible. However, if you have to wait, there are other things you should and shouldn’t do in the interim. Here is some guidance on how to handle the most common dental emergencies. 

Broken Braces

It’s quite common for a braces wire to snap and begin rubbing against the cheek or gum, causing significant discomfort. Cover the sharp end of the wire with dental wax or gauze until you can see a dentist. 

Knocked-Out Teeth

With a knocked-out tooth, you should see an emergency dentist in Sunbury as soon as possible, preferably within an hour of the incident.

If at all possible, find the tooth. Hold it by the top rather than the roots. Keep the tooth moist by placing it in a glass of milk. If milk is unavailable, have the patient hold the tooth on the inside of their cheek. If this isn’t possible, wrap the tooth in plastic wrap.

Apply constant firm pressure to the bleeding site with a towel or handkerchief.

Chipped, Cracked or Broken Tooth

Clean any debris away from the injured tooth with lukewarm water. If possible, find all missing pieces of the tooth. Keep the pieces moist using milk or the patient’s saliva. You can also wrap the pieces in a bit of gauze you wet with water.

If there is cheek swelling, press a cold compress on the outside of the cheek. If there is persistent bleeding, apply constant firm pressure to the bleeding site.

See a dentist as soon as possible and bring the missing pieces of the tooth with you.

Call Now or Book an Appointment

Call us now for an emergency dentist in Sunbury!

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