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Dental Emergencies

Dental Emergencies in Lower Hutt, NZ

Have you got into an accident that resulted in sharp pain in your teeth? Is your tooth so sore that it affects your ability to chew and speak? Then you likely have a dental emergency


What is Dental Emergency?

Dental emergencies are issues with your oral health that requires immediate treatment, such as severe pain or bleeding in your mouth caused by an infection or injury. It is necessary to immediately care for these painful issues to reduce further complications with your teeth and gum!

Why Do you need emergency treatments?

Getting emergency dental treatment ensures:

  • Pain Relief: Severe pain and infection can cause significant discomfort and disruptions to your daily routines. Visiting a dentist early on reduces pain and ensures everything is in order.
  • Teeth Restoration: If you accidentally cracked or knocked out a tooth due to an injury, make sure you visit our clinic quickly. Our dentists will stop any bleeding and provide an appropriate treatment solution.
  • No Lasting Damage: A dental abscess can be life-threatening. Early treatment will stop the infection and ensure your tooth and gum remain healthy. Visit your dentist as soon as you experience severe pain in your mouth!


What Problems Can Emergency Dental Care Solve?

  • Knocked-Out Tooth: If you have suffered an injury that knocked your whole tooth out, make sure you retrieve it without touching the root or damaging its tissue fragments. Place the tooth in milk (not water) to preserve it, and call your dentist to set up an emergency appointment to replant the tooth.
  • Chipped, Fractured, or Cracked Tooth: If you have had an accident that resulted in a broken or cracked tooth, retrieve the part that has been knocked out and apply a cold compress to the affected side of your face to minimise swelling. Pain-free emergency treatment options are available to restore the damaged tooth.
  • Toothache or Swelling: If you have severe pain or swelling, visit your dentist as soon as possible. The earlier you call us, the quicker we can take care of the issue and ensure no further problems arise.
  • Dental Abscess: Infections can cause extreme discomfort and significantly damage gum and tooth. If you believe you have an infection, visit your dentist, who will save you from undergoing more severe treatment.
  • Broken Crown: A broken crown can cause infections in the nerve. Retrieve the fractured part of your tooth and book an emergency dental appointment to prevent the need for a root canal treatment.
  • ACC Dental Injury: When your mouth has sustained injury due to an unforeseen accident. It is important to get to a dentist quickly as you can, so we can log this injury under ACC. If cover is accepted, then your tooth is protected for life. Saving you money and future proofing the health of the teeth affected.

Contact Central Hutt Dental for Emergency Dental Treatment in Lower Hutt, NZ


Access our emergency dental services in Lower Hutt by scheduling an appointment online or by dialling 04 566 1122 today.