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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Emergency Dentistry

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Our Mount Waverley, VIC dentists enjoy educating patients about their oral health, and they always take time to answer your questions. If you have questions for our dentists that are not addressed below, or if you would like more information, we invite you to contact our dental clinic. 

Emergency Dentistry

Managing a dental emergency depends on the nature of the situation. However, we always want you to contact your emergency dentist in Mount Waverley, VIC at the first sign of an oral health issue. A member of our dental team can provide instructions to keep you safe and comfortable until your emergency dental appointment.

A dental emergency may include:

  • Toothache
  • Jaw pain
  • Jaw swelling
  • Blister on the gum
  • Broken tooth or restoration
  • Loose tooth

If you have pain, swelling, a blister on the gum, or a loose or broken tooth/restoration, the best way to manage that situation is to call our dental clinic to book an emergency exam with our dentist.

If your tooth is knocked out, we recommend picking it up carefully—avoiding the roots—rinsing it off, and keeping it moist in milk, water or saliva until your emergency appointment. In some cases, your dentist may be able to restore the tooth to the gum.

Our approach to emergency dentistry in Mount Waverley, VIC is always to ease your pain as soon as possible and then get to work restoring your oral health.

If you have a dental emergency, you are not alone. Our dental team is here for you.

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Disclaimer: The information throughout this site is not intended to be taken as medical advice.
Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

Dear Patients,
With the outbreak of COVID-19, we are restricting dental treatment to urgent emergencies only, in accordance with guidelines set out by the Australian Dental Association. We are open and taking emergency cases. If you have an emergency or any concern about your dental health, please call us on 03 9888 2523 between 10 am - 2 pm Mon to Saturday or email us at  on hello@mountwaverleysmiles.com.au and we will get back to you to arrange an appointment if necessary.
Keep safe and we thank you for your understanding.