Dental Emergencies

Dental Emergencies

When dental emergencies happen, it is important to know what to do in different situations. This page contains resources on what to do when you or a family member break a tooth, lose a filling, has a swelling, experience toothache, and other dental emergencies.

Click on each topic to learn more. 

A Coach's Guide To Dental First Aid

Coaches have an important role to play in the health and well-being of those in their care, so we’ve developed a handy Dental First Aid guide for sports coaches. Click here to download the handout.

dental first aid for childrenWould you know what to do if your child suffers a dental injury or emergency? Learn more about Dental First Aid here.

What to do if a tooth is knocked out

Wearing a mouthguard is one way to lessen (if not prevent) the severity of trauma caused by contact sports. But when accident does happen it’s important to know what to do. Click here to read more.

What to do if you have a toothache

There are many causes of toothache. Here are some helpful tips that may provide temporary relief for toothache while you are waiting to see the dentist.

What you need to know about swelling in and around the mouth, using antibiotics and pain medication, and how to ease discomfort while waiting to see a dentist. Click here to learn more.

What-To-do-if-you-break-a-tooth

A broken tooth should be checked by a dentist, regardless of the severity of the break. Here are some things to keep in mind while waiting to see a dentist.

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