EMERGENCY DENTIST IN BOREHAMWOOD
We understand that having a dental emergency can be very stressful, and getting emergency attention would be very comforting in your time of need. With limited number of emergency dentists in north London, our Borehamwood emergency dental clinic has implemented an effective emergency dentist system that promises to see you on the same day, if in pain*. These appointments are provided to ease your pain, examine your mouth and draw an appropriate treatment plan. To further guarantee we also offer emergency dentist to Watford, St Albans and other neighbouring areas as well as to Hertfordshire and Hitchin.
What is a dental emergency?
Any severe form of bleeding gum, abscess, tooth pain or other complication involving the oral cavity that is causing excessive level of discomfort and cannot be delayed due to patients’ health concerns is considered as a dental emergency. If you are experiencing any of the mentioned complications call us on 0208 9535722 during our working hour, to be seen on the same day and avoid disappointments. Our emergency dentist provides treatment at Borehamwood and Hertfordshire and always ensure that minimum level of pain is experienced by implementing the most suitable pain-killer from our comprehensive range of aenaesthetics and are certified to use laughing gas to ensure maximum pain relief.
Case of a dental emergency?
- Toothache: A sudden toothache can cause unbearable pain that needs instant remedy. Visit your dentist immediately before it gets too late. Before visiting the dental expert, rinse your mouth with salted lukewarm water for some relief. If the pain still remains, go to your nearest emergency dentist near St Albans, North London. He will check for the cause and prescribe some painkillers and other necessary medications based on the checkup.
- Jaw injury: You may unintentionally damage your jaw bone while playing sports or an accidental injury. The most common jaw injuries include a broken or dislocated jaw. In this case, your dentist will take X-rays to look for any fractures and damage in the jaw bone.
- Knocked out tooth: A knocked-out tooth damages the nerves and blood vessels which support the tooth and jaw line. It needs to be treated as soon as possible. Your dentist may suggest a root canal treatment to repair the avulsed tooth.
- Chipped or broken tooth: A sports person may often come across a situation of damaging or breaking a tooth. This unexpected injury can cause bleeding and pain in the mouth that requires immediate healing. In this case, call a dentist stating your condition. He will repair tooth or remove it if the condition worsens. There can be another reason for a broken tooth like a loose gum causing tooth loss.
- Loose or dislodged (partially erupted) tooth: When a tooth is loosened or dislodged due to a decay or trauma, it can easily be fixed to its socket by a dental expert. The partially dislodged tooth does not need root canal treatment to repair.
- Soft tissue injuries: Any injury to your gums, teeth or tongue needs immediate healing. Apply hot water bottle on your cheek or use a gauze for 10-15 minutes to stop the bleeding. Visit a dentist right away.
- Abscesses: Any bacterial infection can be a reason for abscessed tooth. It is a condition when pus is formed inside the tooth due to avoided oral infection. The collection of pus causes sudden pain which gets worse gradually. Common symptoms include – redness or swelling which increases when lying down that restricts you from sleeping, increased sensitivity, pain spread to the ear jaw and neck. You may catch a fever and severe illness as a result of the infection. To avoid serious illness visit an emergency dentist at our Leeming Dental Clinic near St Albans, Hertfordshire.
How do I know if I have a dental emergency?
If you are confused whether you need to visit an emergency dentist immediately or you can wait for sometime to fix an appointment, ask yourself these questions:
- Am I suffering from unbearable pain?
- Is my mouth bleeding?
- Do I have a loose tooth?
- Is there swelling in my mouth and cheeks?
- Are there any lumps on my gums?
If you are facing any of the above-discussed situations, book an appointment with an emergency dentist in North London and discuss about your condition at the earliest possible. Describe about the symptoms to get valuable advice from your dentist.
How can you avoid a dental emergency?
Taking good care of your oral health can prevent a dental emergency. Other than this, you should
- Brush your teeth after each meal you
- Floss daily to remove small particles between the teeth
- Go for routine checkups for strong and healthy teeth
What other tips can keep you away from dental emergencies?
- Use a mouth guard while playing to protect your molars from cracks and damages.
- Avoid chewing on ice as it may erode the enamel and break/fracture your teeth.
- Visit your dental surgeon for regular checkups before going on a trip. He/she will ensure you do not have dental issues that may turn into an emergency.
When to visit an emergency dentist?
If you are suffering from cracked, chipped, knocked-out or damaged teeth, book an appointment with your emergency dentist to overcome such problems. This will avoid any complications in future.
How to schedule an appointment with your emergency dentist?
Leeming Dental Clinic offers quality dental care and treatment to the patients based on their need. You do not have to register with us for booking an appointment during emergency. Call us directly and our team of highly experienced and friendly dental experts will discuss with you about the symptoms, treatments and give valuable advice to resolve pain.
* Emergency appointments will be provided on the same day if requested on the day of a working day. For weekend and bank holiday emergencies, appointments on the next working day will be provided.