Emergency Services in Red Deer

Timberlands Dental Care is your emergency dentist in Red Deer, offering emergency services for you and your loved ones.

Emergency Services Timberlands Dental Care in Red Deer

Have a Dental Emergency? We Can Help.

If you or someone you know experiences a dental emergency, call us at (403) 505-2345 after hours and you will be passed through to the on-call doctor. Here are just a few dental emergencies that you may experience.

Follow these tips until you can see our dentist:

Tips For a Toothache

  • Rinse your mouth with a warm saltwater mixture.
  • Apply ice or a cold compress to ease pain and swelling.
  • Take an over-the-counter pain reliever that could be a pill or capsule, however, never apply it directly on the tooth.
  • Contact our dentist as soon as possible to find out what the problem could be.

Tips For a Knocked Out Tooth

  • Gargle your mouth with warm water.
  • Retrieve the tooth entirely or the broken piece, carefully rinse it to remove debris and try placing it back into its socket.
  • If it can’t be reattached, place it in a bottle of milk or salt and water.
  • Contact your dentist as soon as possible, since it can be saved within an hour it was dislodged.

Tips For a Lost Dental Filling

  • The faster you realize you lost a dental filling the better it is to cover the exposed area.
  • Use sugar-free gum to cover the exposed cavity. Over-the-counter dental cement would also be fine to use as well.
  • Contact your dentist as soon as possible to have the matter attended to, even with over-the-counter cement covering.

Tips For a Lost Dental Crown

  • You can use over-the-counter dental cement or toothpaste and try to reattach the crown to the exposed tooth.
  • If you are experiencing pain, apply clove oil to it.
  • Contact your dentist as soon as possible so that the crown can be reattached to the tooth. If it can’t be reattached, we can replace it.

Tips For Broken Braces/Wires

  • Gently push the broken braces or wire with the eraser end of a pencil. If you can’t push it back into place, use orthodontic wax or a piece of gauze to cover up the broken end.
  • Never cut the broken end with scissors since it can be swallowed.
  • Contact your dentist right away to have the matter attended to.

Tips For An Abscess

  • Mix warm water with salt and gargle it to ease the pain in the affected area.
  • Gargle the salt water mixture a few times a day since it helps to kill the bad bacteria and infection.
  • See your dentist as soon as possible since abscesses can infect your other oral tissues and turn the problem into something more serious.

Contact Timberlands Dental Care, emergency dentist in Red Deer, to learn more about our dental emergency services.

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At Timberlands Dental Care, we are your Red Deer dentist providing dental care for you and your whole family. We're even open after work and school  until 8pm Monday through Thursday, and until 3pm on Friday.

We offer a variety of services, and even accept emergency appointments. 

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