Oral Health Topics
- Dental Emergencies
- Coping with Dental Anxiety
- When should orthodontic treatment begin?
- What is adult orthodontics?
- What is a Root Canal?
1. Dental Emergencies
Below are some tips for dealing with dental emergencies.
Bitten Lip or Tongue Clean the area gently with a cloth and apply cold compresses to reduce any swelling. If the bleeding doesn’t stop, go to a hospital emergency room immediately. Broken Tooth Rinse your mouth with warm water to clean the area. Use cold compresses on the area to keep any swelling down. Call your dentist immediately. Knocked Out Tooth Hold the tooth by the crown and rinse off the root of the tooth in water if it’s dirty. Do not scrub it or remove any attached tissue fragments. If possible, gently insert and hold the tooth in its socket. If that isn’t possible, put the tooth in a cup of milk and get to the dentist as quickly as possible. Remember to take the tooth with you! Toothache Rinse your mouth with warm water to clean it out. Gently use dental floss or an interdentally cleaner to ensure that there is no food or other debris caught between the teeth. Never put aspirin or any other painkiller against the gums near the aching tooth because it may burn the gum tissue. If the pain persists, contact your dentist. 2. Coping with Dental Anxiety 3. When should orthodontic treatment begin ? 4. What is adult orthodonitcs ? 5. What is root canal ?
Please do not hesitate to call us on 055 891 6368/050 552 1139 in case of an emergency.