Dental emergencies can include toothache, dental injuries like missing teeth, because they've been knocked our during sport. Other dental emergencies can include fractured teeth, facial swelling, or lost fillings.
If you need an urgent appointment for pain or for a dental emergency find your nearest Lumino practice. You can call us or book an urgent appointment online. Many of our practices are open after hours during the week, or on Saturdays, for your convenience. Some of our practices also have dentists on call who you can phone for advice, in an emergency.
Some dental emergencies are more common than others. Losing a tooth is one of the most common dental emergencies and can often happen in an accident or sporting injury. You could be eating hard food and chip or break a tooth and need emergency dental treatment. It's also common to suffer trauma to your mouth in an accident and need emergency care. Some other common dental injury emergencies include:
Dental emergencies can be so painful and inconvenient. They often happen without warning and all of a sudden cause you a lot of stress. In some situations, you might not experience any pain, but you will still need emergency treatment. It’s always important to take notice of any unusual symptoms in your mouth. The most common signs of a dental emergency are:
In any dental emergency, you should book in to see a dentist as soon as possible.