Dental Emergency

 

There are two Dental Emergencies that must not be ignored:

1 – Bleeding after tooth extraction or surgery

2 – Sudden swelling accompanied by acute pain.

Please phone us as early in the day as possible. We will endeavour to see you the same day if you are in pain or distress.

Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday  7.30am – 6pm

Friday – 7.30am – 4pm

The phone is manned from 7.30am.  Arrangements can be made out of these times by special arrangement.

Out of Hours emergencies are run by a rota of local dentists. Call our number on 01872 272327 to hear the recorded message.

Cover exists from 6pm to 10pm weekdays, and 9am to 10pm at weekends.

The common causes of tooth ache

 
Tooth Decay
Broken Filling
Cracked Tooth
Exposed Root
Damaged Nerve
Abscess
Gum Diseases
Heat Sensitive
Sometimes
Sometimes
Yes
Not normally
Yes
Usually
Not normally
Cold Sensitive
Sometimes
Sometimes
Sometimes
Sometimes
Usually
Sometimes
Sometimes
Sore to touch
Not normally
Not normally
Not normally
Sometimes
Usually
Usually
Sometimes
Hurts when biting
Sometimes
Sometimes
Usually
No
Sometimes
Usually
No
Worse at night
Not normally
No
No
No
Yes
Usually
No
Hurts on eating hard foods
Sometimes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Sometimes
Sometimes
Hurts on eating sweet foods
Yes
Yes
Sometimes
Yes
No
No
No
Hurts with pressure
Sometimes
Sometimes
Sometimes
No
Sometimes
Yes
Sometimes