Emergency Dentist Port Macquarie

  1. Sporting Injuries and Dental Trauma

If you need advice about a knocked out tooth, fractured teeth or a displaced tooth or displaced teeth then the best source of information is the Dental Trauma App. (see links below) In the meantime, if you need advice about a tooth that is knocked out then it should be re-implanted, after cleaning, as quickly as possible. If you can put the tooth back in its socket within 5 minutes then there is a high chance of success.

Instructions for re-implantation

  • Pick up the tooth by the crown (the white shiny part) The root is likely to not look shiny and be a little bit bloody.
  • Clean the tooth but do not touch the root or scrape it to clean it.
  • Clean the root by washing with plain milk or Hank’s Balanced Salt Solution if it is available
  • Alternately have the patient clean the tooth in their own mouth with their own saliva. Try not to touch the root with the other teeth.
  •  After cleaning the root push the tooth back into the socket.
  • If it is not possible to relocate the tooth then store it in Hank’s Balanced Salt Solution or plain milk or in the patient’s mouth under their tongue
  • Get help from a nearby dentist or Hospital Emergency Department (CLICK HERE) as soon as possible

Emergency Dentist Port Macquarie

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Star Dental Care offers a wide range of services for patients in need of same day emergency dentist care. We offer emergency tooth extraction, emergency root canals and fillings, same day denture repairs and more.

If you’re in pain or suffering from a dental emergency reach out today for immediate assistance. Emergency dental care has never been easier with our extended hours and near 24/7 ability to respond to patient inquiries. At Star Dental you’ll be treated as if you were a guest in our own home. We invite you to phone and talk to our friendly staff to learn about the many emergency dental services we offer.

Author; Dr Jeremy Rourke, B.D.S. Hons. Syd Univ. Dental Surgeon

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