Dental Emergencies

Call us at (425) 614-3777 anytime with a dental emergency! We are always available for established patients, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

DON’T PANIC! Remember, one of the most important things you can do for your child when they are having a dental emergency is to STAY CALM. Calm parents make calm kids, and calm kids are better able to handle anxiety and discomfort, and communicate with us to ensure a more comfortable and safe dental visit. Below are some first aid suggestions from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry for common dental emergencies.

Copyright ©2011, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Reproduced with permission.

A Baby Tooth is Knocked Out… What Parents and Caregivers Need to Do

Contact a pediatric dentist as soon as possible. Quick action can lessen a child’s discomfort and prevent infection. Rinse the mouth with water and apply cold compresses to reduce swelling. Spend time comforting the child rather than looking for the …
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A Permanent Tooth is Knocked Out

Find the tooth. Rinse it gently in cool water. (Do not scrub it or use soap.) Replace the tooth in the socket and hold it there with clean gauze or a wash cloth. (If you cannot put the tooth back …
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A Tooth is Chipped or Broken

Contact a pediatric dentist immediately. Fast action can save the tooth, prevent infection, and reduce the need for extensive dental treatment. Rinse the mouth with water and apply cold compresses to reduce swelling. If a parent can find the broken …
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Toothache

Call a pediatric dentist and visit the office promptly. Rinse the mouth with water and apply a cold compress or ice wrapped in a cloth. Do not put heat or aspirin on the sore area.
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