Emergency Dental Care at M Dental

Accidents happen, and here at M Dental, you’re family. We work to make sure you are taken care of in all circumstances. It is our goal to make sure that each patient is given the tools and care they need for their oral health, as well as their overall health.

When emergencies happen, you can count on M Dental to be the Mississauga dentist you need to keep you smiling! It’s important to know what requires emergency dental care, so that you can make sure that you and your family members are taken care of.

What injuries require emergency dental care?

  • Severely cracked teeth
  • Broken teeth
  • Knocked out teeth
  • Teeth pushed out of position
  • Severe tooth pain—if it hurts, it’s an emergency
  • Lost fillings or crowns 

What do I do if a tooth gets knocked out?

  • Call M Dental immediately for an emergency appointment.
  • Gently handle tooth by the crown, not the root.
  • Rinse the tooth with water to remove dirt.
  • Either place the clean tooth in saliva or milk, or hold the clean tooth in the socket. It’s important to make sure the tooth doesn’t dry out.

What do I do if a tooth gets pushed out of position?

  • Call M Dental for an emergency appointment.
  • GENTLY try to push the tooth back into position.
  • Bite down gently to keep the tooth from moving.

What do I do if I fracture a tooth?

  • Call M Dental for an emergency appointment.
  • Rinse your mouth with warm water.
  • Take ibuprofen if pain requires.
  • Use ice or a cold press to reduce swelling.

The bottom line: if it seems serious, it probably is. If it hurts, make an emergency appointment. We will make sure that you and your teeth are taken care of. We take the stigma off of the dentist! Call M Dental today to schedule an appointment with us!