Covid-19 Important Announcement
Following recent guidance from the NHS, all face-to-face, routine dental treatment has been postponed. These measures will help reduce the chance of virus transmission and reduce unnecessary travel.
Thank you to all our patients for your co-operation and understanding during these difficult times.
If you have a DENTAL EMERGENCY or URGENT DENTAL PROBLEM please contact us on (01422) 229616.
What Counts as a Dental Emergency?
Try to manage your symptoms / treat at home but if you need any further advice , call us on 01422 229616.
– Loose or lost crowns, bridges or veneers.
– Broken, rubbing or loose dentures
– Bleeding gums.
– Broken, loose or lost fillings
– Chipped or broken teeth with no pain or pain managed by painkillers
– Loose orthodontic wires
Call us on 01422 229616 for advice.
– Facial swelling extending to eye or neck.
– Bleeding following an extraction that does not stop after 20 mins solid
pressure with gauze/clean hankie. A small amount of oozing is normal.
– Bleeding due to trauma.
– Trauma resulting in a tooth being knocked out of the socket, or a large fracture resulting from trauma and causing severe pain.
– Significant toothache preventing sleep or eating, associated with significant swelling, or fever that cannot be managed with painkillers.
Straight to A&E
– Facial swelling affecting vision or breathing preventing mouth opening more than 2 fingers width.
– Trauma causing loss of consciousness, double vision or vomiting.