Emergency Dentist in Vaughan
Call our Vaughan dental office immediately at 905-303-7331 if you have a dental emergency. We accept Walk-Ins and New Patients, and we are open on weekends and evenings.
Dental emergencies are more common than you think. Research shows that about 22% of people have experienced dental pain within a six month period. To determine if oral or dental pain can be considered a dental emergency, ask yourself a few questions:
- Are you experiencing severe pain?
- Have you lost a tooth or multiple teeth?
- Are there any loose teeth?
- Is there bleeding coming from the mouth?
If you said yes to any of these questions, then you are likely experiencing a dental emergency! Call our Vaughan dental clinic as soon as possible so that we can get you the help you need.
We offer emergency dental care for patients suffering from the following conditions:
- Sudden tooth pain
- Loose or cracked tooth
- Chipped front teeth
- Acute sensitivity
- Broken fillings
- Local swelling
- Facial swelling
- Pain at night
- Painful wisdom teeth
How to reduce the chance of a dental emergency:
Being proactive is the best way to avoid dental emergencies. For example, if you are regularly active in sports, consider getting a mouthguard since sports often avoid a lot of physical contact. Another important prevention method is to be careful when eating certain foods. This includes not only foods that are hard (which can cause cracked teeth) but also foods that are sugary, since these can lead to decay and make your teeth more vulnerable.
Getting routine check-ups at our Vaughan dental office can also help identify any loose fillings or any signs of infection or decay, both of which are risk factors for a dental emergency. Routine check-ups coupled with regular dental hygiene practices is very effective at reducing the chance of a dental emergency.
What you can do if you experience a dental emergency:
Sometimes, broken or knocked out teeth can be replaced if the patient arrives within 30 minutes of the incident. Try to place the tooth back in the socket or place it in a glass of milk before coming to our office.
For toothaches, a saltwater rinse, cold pack, and anti-inflammatory pills (such as Ibuprofen) can help mitigate the pain.
If you have a dental emergency, call Dufferin Vaughan Dental Centre at 905-303-7331 and we will try our best to address your needs immediately. We always welcome new patients from Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Toronto, Maple, Thornhill, Woodbridge, and adjoining communities.