Emergency Dental Service
While preventative treatment is ideal, we appreciate that not everyone is able to have regular dental check-up. We endeavour to assist patients that require emergency treatment as soon as we can. Please provide as much information as possible when you contact us so we can address the problem effectively.
A brief consultation and diagnostic tests (eg. x-rays) are a commonly done at emergency appointments and our dentists will then discuss the treatment options with you after the symptoms are managed.
Please note, while we will do some preliminary treatment to get you out of pain or discomfort, some problems may require additional appointments to be correctly addressed
Should I go to the medical GP before I see a dentist regarding a tooth ache?
We recommend seeing us immediately as we can often address both the problem and pain in the same visit. We may also prescribe the necessary medications and medical certificate for work/school.
How soon can you see me for an emergency?
We allocate a time each day for dental emergencies as we understand that any problem can arise suddenly. We will get you in the next working day on the latest if you contact us before noon.
What should I do when my tooth is knocked out?
If this is an adult tooth then this is an absolute emergency and you should see a dentist immediately within the hour. In the mean time, handle the tooth by the crown not the root and rinse with water or milk. If you are unable to access a dentist promptly, you may attempt to gently place the tooth back into the socket in the correct position. If unable, submerge it in milk until you see the dentist as soon as possible.
Do I need to worry about this broken tooth that is not hurting?
Broken tooth often may not present a problem until it is too late in which case you can expect sudden pain and swelling. To prevent more expensive treatment, it is recommended to have it inspected
Why are my gums bleeding?
Healthy gums do not bleed and could be a sign of gum disease. There are many forms of gum diseases including gingivitis and periodontitis. See our dentist to investigate the cause and acquire treatment because if left untreated it can lead to pain, sensitivity and even tooth loss.
We are immediately available in Springvale and the surrounding suburbs:
- Clayton South
- Dandenong North
- Dandenong South
- Dingley Village
- Glen Waverley
- Noble Park