Do you have a dental emergency

Even in moments of dental urgency, trust us to provide exceptional care, ensuring your comfort and health.

At Dentique Dentistry, we understand that dental emergencies can strike at the most unexpected times, causing discomfort and anxiety. Rest assured, our dedicated team is here to provide you with immediate assistance, combining our expertise with a compassionate approach to alleviate your pain and address your concerns.

Dental emergencies can encompass a range of issues, such as severe toothaches, broken or chipped teeth, sudden swelling, and even injuries to the mouth. When these situations arise, seeking prompt professional help is crucial for both your comfort and overall oral health.

Our advanced private dental practice is fully equipped to handle any dental emergency with precision and care. Our skilled team prioritise your well-being, using state-of-the-art technology to accurately diagnose the issue and devise a personalised treatment plan. We strive not only to relieve your pain but also to restore your smile.

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No matter the time of day, our experienced team is available to assist you. We believe in open communication and will guide you through the necessary steps to manage the situation until you reach our practice. Your comfort is our priority, and at Dentique Dentistry, you can trust us to provide the highest level of professional advice and care during your time of need.

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Severe Toothache

  • Rinse your mouth with warm salty water.
  • Take painkillers as recommended by the medication instructions
  • Contact us for further advice.
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Object Stuck Between Teeth

  • Gently try to remove the object with dental floss, or toothbrushes avoiding sharp instruments.
  • Use warm salty mouthwashes
  • If unsuccessful, don't force it – contact us for assistance.
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  • Rinse your mouth with a warm salt water solution to help alleviate discomfort.
  • Take painkillers as recommended by the medication instructions
  • Seek immediate attention to address the infection and prevent it from spreading.
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Chipped or Broken Tooth

  • Rinse your mouth and any tooth fragments with warm water.
  • Be careful of sharp edges or corners, which may cause injury to soft tissues.
  • Save any broken pieces and contact us promptly.
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Knocked-Out Tooth

  • Handle the tooth by the crown (top), avoiding the roots.
  • Rinse the tooth gently with water if it's dirty, but do not scrub.
  • Store it in milk or in the cheek of the mouth (being careful not to swallow it!)
  • Seek immediate dental care within 30 minutes.
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Lost Filling or Crown or Bridge

  • Clean the area and use dental cement or sugarless gum to temporarily cover the tooth.
  • Save the crown or filling
  • Contact us for a prompt appointment to restore the filling or crown or bridge
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Broken Braces and Wires

  • Cover sharp edges with orthodontic wax or cotton wool ball to prevent irritation.
  • If a wire is stuck in the gum, cheek, or tongue, don't try to remove it yourself; contact us for assistance.
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Loose Brackets and Bands

  • Apply orthodontic wax to secure loose parts temporarily.
  • Contact us to schedule a repair appointment to avoid disruptions in your orthodontic treatment.
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Soft-Tissue Injuries

  • Clean the area gently with warm water.
  • Apply a cold compress to reduce swelling and control bleeding.
  • Take painkillers as recommended by the medication instructions if necessary
  • If bleeding persists or the injury is severe, contact us or seek medical attention promptly.
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When does a problem become an emergency?

At Dentique Dentistry, we believe in empowering our patients with knowledge to make informed decisions about their oral health. If you find yourself facing a dental issue that turns urgent, remember you're not alone.

Contact Dentique Dentistry immediately on 01562 341066 during practice hours. Our experienced team is ready to address your concerns with compassion and expertise.

Outside of practice hours, please call Dr Paul Worskett directly on 07935 104578 for immediate advice.

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What to do if you are abroad?

Even when you're abroad, Dentique Dentistry remains your partner in dental care. Facing a dental emergency in an unfamiliar place can be unsettling, but you can count on us to guide you through the process. Firstly, stay calm. Reach out to us for advice – we're just a call away, ready to provide remote assistance and help you locate a reputable local dentist if needed.

At Dentique Dentistry, we always prioritise your well-being. To ensure seamless care, whether at home or abroad, we encourage you to join our exclusive membership plan. Your membership not only provides you with regular check-ups and preventive care but also offers peace of mind with access to emergency consultations, even when you're miles away from our practice.

Your oral health deserves consistent, top-tier attention, and our membership plan is designed to deliver just that. As your dedicated oral health partners, we're here to ensure your smile remains vibrant, wherever life takes you.

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