Dental Emergencies

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In the event of a dental emergency, it is crucial to promptly seek care from a dental professional. Common dental emergencies include:

It is important to remember that dental emergencies can be serious and should not be ignored. If you are experiencing severe pain, swelling, or bleeding, seek immediate care from a dental professional.

Frequently Asked Questions

A dental emergency is any oral health problem that requires immediate attention to alleviate severe pain or prevent permanent damage.

Common dental emergencies include severe toothaches, knocked-out teeth, broken or cracked teeth, and injuries to the mouth, tongue or gums.

If you have a dental emergency, you should contact Mildura Family Dental as soon as possible. Our team will provide advice over the phone and schedule an emergency appointment if necessary.


While some dental emergencies are unavoidable, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk. These include wearing a mouthguard during sports, avoiding hard foods or objects that can damage your teeth, and maintaining good oral hygiene.

Rinse your mouth with warm salt water, apply a cold compress to the affected area, and take over-the-counter pain relief medication as directed. Contact Mildura Family Dental for an emergency appointment as soon as possible.

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Pick up the tooth by the crown (not the root), a tooth should not be rinsed with water. It can be washed with milk or saliva. Contact Mildura Family Dental for an emergency appointment.

Treatment for dental emergencies is typically covered by health insurance, but it is best to check with your insurance provider to determine your coverage.

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In an event of a dental emergency, we can arrange your appointment with a dentist as quickly and conveniently as possible.

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