Certain situations or injuries create dental emergencies that need to be treated immediately.
If your dental emergency occurs outside of normal working hours, you can still call our regular contact number and listen for the emergency number of our on-call dentist at the end of the answering message. Please do not hesitate to contact our dentists in Perth to learn more about our emergency dental services and what Genesis Dental can do for you in any dental emergency.
Generally, any dental issue that requires immediate treatment to stop severe pain, stop bleeding, deal with a severe infection, or save a tooth is classified as a dental emergency. When in doubt, contact your dentist’s emergency number immediately for advice.
Here are examples of problems that may be considered dental emergencies:
A tooth that has been knocked out
Serious injury to the mouth
A broken crown or missing filling
Bleeding or Ulcers
These are signs of a possible infection. Contact your dentist right away.
You can also reduce your risk of dental
Can Dental Emergencies be prevented?
The biggest step in preventing dental emergencies is attending regular dental checkups and maintaining proper oral hygiene. Check ups allow your dentist to detect signs of infection, gum disease, loose fillings, and decay as early as possible to prevent further complications. You can also reduce your risk of dental emergencies by: