Emergency Care

Emergency Care

Waking up to a toothache or facial swelling can be very alarming, especially since dental emergencies never seem to happen at a convenient time.

At Hulme Court Dental and Implant Centre, we are here to help resolve the emergency fast. We strive to provide same-day dental emergency consultation or treatment. We welcome ALL new and current patients to contact us at the first sign of an incident.

Are You Experiencing Toothache or Swelling? 

We strongly recommend that you contact us right away. It is our policy to attend to all dental emergencies on the same day.

What is a Dental Emergency?

Anytime you experience severe pain, swelling, or uncontrollable bleeding, we urge you to contact us at Hulme Court Dental and Implant Centre right away.

Immediate Dental Emergencies:

  • Avulsed tooth (knocked out)
  • Luxated tooth (dislodged)
  • Bleeding or severely painful gum tissue
  • Cracked, fractured or broken tooth
  • Inflammation
  • Facial swelling
  • Mobile or loose permanent tooth

Enquire when you are uncertain. If you are unsure of whether your dental emergency requires an immediate visit, we can help assess the situation when you call, email, or walk in to enquire.

Potential Immediate Dental Emergencies:

  • Lost or broken crown of fillings without pain
  • Damaged dentures or partial dentures
  • Chronic bleeding gums
  • Chipped teeth without pain
  • Broken dental bridge without pain

If you feel you need to be seen right away or your condition becomes more painful, call our dental practice and we will attend to you.

Dental Emergency Management With Us

Dental Emergencies require specific, problem-focused planning and treatment delivery to stabilise teeth as well as to relieve pain. Our dentists will examine and take an X-ray of the area, discuss your symptoms, and provide a diagnosis along with all treatment options. We will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each option for you to make a well-informed decision. Our team is gentle and compassionate, well-equipped with knowledge and skills, and dedicated to help when you are in need.

The nature of the problem and the complexity of the procedure define how we will approach each situation. Most of the time, we will be able to deliver the treatment on the same day. However, in some cases, the dental procedure will need be postponed until swelling or infection subsides. Our team will provide supportive management in the meantime, targeting the situation.  We are resourceful with our referral service if attention is required from specialists or other health departments.

Prevent Dental Emergencies

The most effective way of preventing Dental Emergencies is to establish a routine dental visit with us. It is recommended by the Australian Dental Association to have your oral examinations and dental cleans done regularly with your trusted professionals. It is at these routine dental appointments that we often detect dental decay, infections, and periodontal diseases at an early stage. This makes it less complicated to treat in the long term, and in case of emergencies, we will have the baseline records of your general and oral health and existing rapport, which will help tremendously in a time of distress.

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