Emergency

Emergency

Westcare Dental has been offering emergency dental services to patients in the Port Adelaide area. Whether you’re experiencing a missing tooth, severe toothache, bleeding, infection, jaw pain, or swelling, our team is here to assist you.

It is crucial to seek immediate dental treatment when faced with a dental emergency. This not only increases the chances of saving the tooth but also helps prevent infections from worsening. At Westcare Dental, we are always prepared to provide emergency dental treatment at our facility with short notice.

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Why choose Westcare dental for your dental emergency

When faced with a dental emergency, you need prompt, gentle, and professional assistance right away. Timely treatment not only minimises your pain but also greatly reduces the risk of infection, tooth loss, and other serious complications that can arise from delays in treatment.

At Westcare Dental, we are committed to try and schedule your appointment within 24 hours of your dental emergency, ensuring your utmost comfort and maximising your chances of a complete recovery. Our proactive and comprehensive approach to dental care aims to minimise the occurrence of future dental emergencies. We take pride in providing personalised care to safeguard your oral health.

When should I access emergency dental care?

Dental emergencies are no laughing matter. These unexpected events can strike at any moment, leaving you in debilitating pain and discomfort.

At Westcare Dental we understand the urgency of dental emergencies, which is why our skilled dentists are ready to provide prompt care for you in Adelaide. As dedicated emergency dentists, we prioritise your well-being, aiming to minimise your pain, shorten your recovery time and achieve optimal outcomes.

Immediate attention from a qualified and experienced emergency dentist is crucial when faced with a dental emergency. Our team at Westcare Dental is equipped to handle a range of urgent situations, including:

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Tooth and jaw pain

Seek immediate help for tooth or jaw pain. Gargling warm salt water can ease pain and reduce inflammation, protecting against infection. Remember that timely professional dental care is crucial.

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Broken, Chipped and cracked tooth

It is crucial to promptly seek dental treatment if a tooth is chipped, fractured, or cracked. Delaying treatment could jeopardise the possibility of saving the tooth, especially if there is nerve damage involved. Take immediate action to improve the chances of preserving the tooth.

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Facial swelling or infection

Swift assessment is essential for facial swelling and mouth abscesses, as they can rapidly develop into severe infections when neglected. If you encounter these problems, schedule an emergency dental appointment with us without delay. Meanwhile, alleviate swelling by applying a cold compress, and consider utilizing over the counter medication to alleviate any associated pain. Remember, taking immediate action is crucial in preventing the progression of these conditions.

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Teeth knocked out

In the event of a dislodged tooth, promptly locate the tooth, handling it by the crown rather than the root. Submerge it in a container of saline water or milk, refraining from rinsing it with tap water to prevent additional damage. Contact us immediately to schedule an emergency dental appointment and bring the tooth along.

By choosing Westcare Dental, you can trust that your dental emergency will be addressed promptly and professionally. We are committed to delivering compassionate care and restoring your oral health when you need it the most.

What does emergency dental care cost?

At Westcare Dental we understand that the cost of a dental emergency treatment can vary based on the specific circumstances, urgency, and complexity of the situation.

During your emergency appointment, our dedicated dentist will thoroughly discuss the recommended treatment plan, including a transparent breakdown of the costs involved. Our aim is to ensure you have all the information needed to make an informed decision regarding your dental care and avoid any unexpected financial surprises.

We also provide a range of finance options, including afterpay, to help you manage the cost of your emergency dental treatment. Our friendly staff are here to guide you through these options and assist you in finding the most suitable solution for your needs.

At Westcare Dental we prioritise your oral health and strive to provide exceptional care during dental emergencies. We are committed to providing transparent costs, helping you to make the best decisions for your dental well-being while receiving the necessary support throughout the process.