What to do If You Break a Tooth

It’s first thing Monday morning, and you’re in a rush to get everyone out the door on time. You turn around, bump a glass of water off the counter and reach down to pick it up, when you suddenly slip and hit your mouth on the side of the cabinet door.   That’s when you realize it: you just broke a tooth. You pause for a second and see the broken fragment on the floor when you feel the panic setting in.   First Things First Pick up the broken tooth and put it in a sealed container, immersing it … Continue reading

Is My Dental Condition a True Emergency?

You just accidentally chipped a tooth. You’re not in any pain, but the broken enamel doesn’t feel all that great either. Do you call your dentist immediately to find out what you should do next? If you don’t have a dentist at all, is there one in Brighton or Ferntree Gully that offers same day emergency dentistry? Yes. But first, here’s where you should start…   Are you in pain? The top priority for all emergency dentists is to alleviate your pain and save your damaged tooth. But if you know something is wrong and you’re not in pain, you … Continue reading