Dental Emergencies - Mount Lawley Dental
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Emergency Dentist

We reserve daily appointments for Perth dental emergencies to help get you out of pain fast.

  • Got a dental emergency?

    Whether it’s a lingering toothache or an unexpected mouth injury, the friendly and experienced team of emergency dentists at Mount Lawley Dental can get you out of pain, fast.

    We ensure you’re treated as a high priority and schedule an appointment to see you as soon as possible. In the event our reserve appointments are full, we’ll check availability with our sister practices in East Vic Park and Kelmscott and do everything we can to make sure you’re seen right away.

    If you're in pain, call Mount Lawley Dental today on (08) 9227 8777 and we’ll aim to get you an appointment as a priority.

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  • Dental Emergencies In Perth

    Mount Lawley Dental is conveniently located on Beaufort Street, just 10 minutes from Perth's CBD. We're able to treat a range of minor dental emergencies including:

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    Dental Emergencies In Perth
  • Serious Dental Emergencies

    If you have a serious dental emergency, please seek urgent assistance at a hospital. Types of serious dental emergencies include:

    • Broken, dislocated or fractured jaw
    • Deep or serious cuts to the cheek, gums, tongue or other areas
    • Loss of consciousness
    • Persistent and severe bleeding after 12 hours
    • Severe infection
    • Swollen face or neck
    Serious Dental Emergencies
  • Home remedies for a toothache

    Toothaches can occur for many reasons so it's important to get checked out. While you’re awaiting your appointment, try these home remedies to help alleviate pain:

    • Make a salt rinse by combining 2 teaspoons of salt with warm water. Dissolve and swish around the mouth for one minute, then spit out and repeat as needed
    • Apply a cold compress to the area for up to 15 minutes
    • Take over-the-counter pain relief such as paracetamol or ibuprofen

    If you have swelling or severe pain with fever, go to the hospital immediately.

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  • How to save a knocked-out tooth

    If you have a tooth that’s been damaged or knocked out, we recommend seeing an emergency dentist as soon as possible. Acting quickly while the tooth is still “alive” can help you to save the tooth and increase our chances of reattaching it:

    • Remain calm
    • Pick up the tooth by the crown (the part you normally see) NOT by the root
    • Rinse the tooth in milk (preferable) or tap water for a couple of seconds
    • Gently and carefully place the tooth back into the socket and bite down on some gauze. If you’re unable to place the tooth back, put it in a container of milk
    • See a dentist, ideally within 30 minutes

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    How to save a knocked-out tooth

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Frequently asked questions

Dentists can treat most minor dental emergencies. You should make an urgent appointment with a dentist if you have:

  • a chipped or cracked tooth
  • a toothache, swelling or bleeding
  • braces or dentures that have come loose
  • lost a tooth, filling or other restoration

A dental emergency can happen when you least expect it, but it doesn't have to leave you out of pocket. At Mount Lawley Dental in Perth, we offer flexible and interest-free payment plans through Zip and Openpay, so you can get the care you need, fast.

It’s important to stay calm during an emergency. If you have an injury, clean the area gently using water and try to stop any bleeding, then call an emergency dentist. An emergency dentist can offer specific advice for managing your emergency and book you an appointment for immediate care.

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