Dental injuries from trips, falls, while playing sports, assault or from road traffic accidents may need immediate dental and or medical attention.
If your Crown comes out it should be recemented as soon as possible, to prevent bacterial growth on the exposed tooth surface which can lead to failure of the restoration in the long term.
We can offer general advice for non urgent dental related questions, if you are unable to take time off work or your children out of school.
Dental pain can be difficult to deal with. The source of the pain needs to be identified so that it can be managed appropriately. Taking too many pain killers is not advisable.
Broken teeth can be very painful and can also cause trauma to the soft tissues, like the tongue or cheek. If left untreated bacterial growth towards the tooth pulp can cause pain and could lead to more complex restorative work in the future.
Facial swellings or those arising from inside the mouth may need urgent attention, especially long standing swellings run the risk of spreading.