Dental Emergencies
Dental emergencies...
While good dental home care, and regular check-up visits and cleaning by a dentist or dental
hygienist will usually result in good dental health, emergencies do arise. These situations are
often preventable, but not always. Here are a few common dental emergencies, with links to
explanations about what to do when they occur. It is always advisable to contact a dentist
promptly with any sort of dental emergency.

Broken tooth/filling came out

Painful tooth

Painful gums


Broken denture

Crown ("cap") has come off

       Tooth has been broken
       Tooth has become loose
       Tooth has been knocked out