Emergency Dentistry

Toothaches, cracked teeth, sudden lost crowns – dental emergencies can strike without warning, leaving you feeling panicked and unsure what to do. Don’t worry, Beecroft Smiles is here to help!

What is a Dental Emergency?

Not all tooth-related problems require immediate attention. Here are some signs that indicate a dental emergency:

Severe toothache or facial pain

Bleeding from the mouth

Cracked or chipped tooth

Lost crown or filling

Sudden sensitivity to hot or cold

Swollen gums or abscesses

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We understand the Urgency & Stress

At Beecroft Smiles, we utilize advanced technology and compassionate care to ensure your extraction is as comfortable as possible. Here’s what you can expect

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Same-day emergency appointments

Whenever possible, we’ll squeeze you in on the same day you call, minimizing discomfort and anxiety

Quick and accurate diagnosis

Our experienced dentist will examine and X-ray the affected area to determine the cause of your pain and the best course of action.

Pain management

We prioritise alleviating your pain immediately, whether through medication or other means

Compassionate and calm environment

We understand that dental emergencies can be scary, so we strive to create a welcoming and understanding atmosphere to ease your anxiety.

Treatment options and referrals

If the issue requires specialized care, we have a network of trusted specialists and can help you get an appointment fast and efficiently.

Don't wait for pain to worsen!

If you experience any of these symptoms, call Beecroft Smiles immediately. We’re here to help you through the emergency calmly and professionally.

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Remember, you're not alone!

Beecroft Smiles is always here to provide the care and support you need, even in the most unexpected situations.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Emergency Dentistry

The emergency room (ER) can provide temporary relief for tooth pain by administering pain medication such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen. They may also offer antibiotics if there is an infection present. However, ERs are generally not equipped to provide definitive dental care such as fillings or extractions for tooth pain.

An extreme dental emergency typically involves severe pain, swelling, bleeding, or trauma to the mouth or teeth. This could include a knocked-out tooth, a severe infection, or a fractured jaw.

In Australia, the emergency room may provide similar treatments for tooth pain as mentioned above, including pain medication and antibiotics. However, the specific medications offered may vary depending on the hospital’s protocols and the severity of the condition.

The most common emergency in a dental office is toothache or dental pain. This can be caused by various factors such as tooth decay, infection, trauma, or gum disease. Other common dental emergencies include broken or knocked-out teeth, abscesses, and injuries to the soft tissues of the mouth.