Accidents happen, but they can sure be scary! If your child experiences an accident, please call Noor A Shamim DMD as soon as possible.
The first 30 minutes of any accident are often the most critical, especially where dental care is concerned. So, call right away!
After-Hours Emergency Care Available
Emergencies rarely ever keep regular office hours. For that reason, we provide a pager / cell phone number on our answering line. You are welcome to call our emergency number to speak with someone right away.
How to Properly Treat a Toothache
Clean affected tooth thoroughly.
Rinse vigorously with lukewarm water.
Use dental floss to dislodge any impacted food.
Cold compresses can be applied on a swollen face.
Call dentist immediately.
When You Have Knocked out a Tooth
Gently rinse but do not scrub the tooth under water.
Replace the tooth in the socket if possible.
If not, place the tooth in a glass of milk or clean wet cloth and come to the office immediately.
If the tooth is fractured, please bring in any pieces you can find.
For Lip, Check, Tongue Bites, or Cuts:
Apply ice to area.
Apply gentle but firm pressure with gauze to stop bleeding.
Take child to emergency room if bleeding persists.
Call today for emergency dental care!
We're here for you in an emergency - from a toothache to a knocked out tooth. Our team will help get your child's oral health back on track.