Emergency Dentistry Stoney Creek

What is Considered a Dental Emergency in Stoney Creek?

An accident that affects the teeth.  Sudden discomfort and swelling in the mouth.  Severe pain or bleeding.  Any of these can be considered a dental emergency.

If you’re experiencing a dental emergency, don’t wait to contact us. Ignoring the symptoms can lead to long-term damage. The faster you contact us, the sooner we can begin treatment and get you relief.

Gateshead Dental has more than 30 years of dental experience. You can trust Dr. Rocci and our team to help you get through your dental emergency and beyond.

Common Dental Emergencies in Hamilton

Fractured Tooth

Pay close attention to the size of the dental fracture and the severity of pain associated with it. This can help you decide if you need immediate attention from our emergency dental care team.

Swelling

Swelling that appears suddenly could be a sign of infection. The area will feel warm and tender, look red, and you may see pus. Ice the area thoroughly and call us immediately. Infection is a serious health issue.

Abcessed Tooth

An abscess is usually recognized by swelling and redness. Typically, it means pus is trapped at the root of the tooth. We’ll examine the area and prescribe an antibiotic and/or painkiller if an infection is present before performing a therapy, such as a tooth extraction, root canal, or other dental procedure.

Extruded Tooth

When a tooth has been forced backward or forward in its socket, it has been extruded. Do not try to move the tooth back into position and call our team immediately.

Facial Fracture

This is a medical emergency that can affect the teeth and gums. Seek emergency dental care at a hospital and follow up with our dentist for additional treatment.

Knocked Out Tooth

If an entire tooth is knocked from its socket, there is a small window of time when we can re-implant the tooth, as long as the root is not damaged. After bleeding has been controlled, transport the tooth in a wet cloth or gently fit the tooth back into its socket and call us immediately!

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Why choose Gateshead Dental?

Holistic Approach

At Gateshead Dental, we take a holistic approach to dental care, looking for the root causes of any pain, discomfort, or symptoms.

Preventative Care

We educate our patients on the dental practices required to prevent oral health problems.

New Patients

Dr. Fel Rocci has more than 30 years of dentistry experience and would be thrilled to welcome you to Gateshead Dental today!

Schedule an Appointment Today for Any Kind of Emergency Dentistry in Stoney Creek!

Timeliness is crucial when you’re facing a dental emergency. The sooner you contact Gateshead Dental, the sooner we can get you the care you need.