Dental emergencies can be scary and painful – and to make a full recovery, it’s important to seek professional help as quickly as possible. This is why we offer same-day appointments, here at Kiln Lane Dental. We’re proud to be one of the leading emergency dentists in St Helens and we strive to help everyone with an urgent dental problem.
What is a dental emergency?
Generally speaking, a dental emergency is something that requires immediate action – something that can’t wait until your next routine check-up. They’re usually caused by an accident or injury and, as such, may involve severe pain, excessive bleeding and damage to one or more teeth.
Our team of emergency dentists in St Helens can help with:
Mild or intermittent toothache doesn’t count as an emergency. But if the pain is severe, and cannot be managed with over-the-counter painkillers, it may be time to contact our specialist dentists.
If a tooth has been completely knocked out of its socket, you must seek immediate help. Time is of the essence in this situation, as tissue, blood vessels and nerves are all exposed to potential damage.
A loose tooth
A wobbly or dislodged tooth can be caused by physical trauma or dental infection. To give the tooth the best chance of survival, you should book an appointment as soon as possible.
Missing crowns and fillings
If you’ve lost a crown or filling, the tooth below can become very sensitive. This sensitivity can be painful and therefore, in most cases, it’s worth paying our dental team a visit.
A small chip in the enamel of a tooth isn’t an emergency. But a fracture suggests that damage has occurred to the inside of the tooth, as well as the outside, and you should seek urgent help.
How do I get a dental emergency appointment?
If you experience a serious dental problem out of hours, services can be provided by NHS England. Either call your dental practice or NHS 111 for advice on how to get urgent care in your area.
For dental emergencies in ‘regular’ working hours, things are a little easier. Most dental practices, including Kiln Lane Dental, offer same-day emergency appointments. We’re a well-known emergency dentist in St Helens and we make time in our busy schedule for people who need urgent help. Just give our team a call and we will do everything in our power to see you at short notice.
Do I need to be registered at the dental practice?
No. Unlike many other emergency dentists in St Helens, we’re happy to accept both registered and non-registered patients. If you’re suffering from a sudden and painful dental problem, we aim to fit you in the same day and will try to fix the problem as soon as possible.
How much does emergency dentistry cost?
An emergency appointment at Kiln Lane Dental costs £60, plus the cost of any treatments required. However, by subscribing to one of our membership plans, it’s possible to receive a same-day emergency assessment – completely free of charge. These plans give you priority access to our emergency dentists in St Helens. You will be seen within 24 hours and all temporary treatments (including prescriptions for antibiotics) are included in your normal monthly cost.
Why choose us as your emergency dental clinic in St Helens?
Kiln Lane Dental is an established and experienced dental clinic. We have a history of success, particularly when it comes to dental emergencies, and our team of emergency dentists in St Helens can provide the high-quality dental treatment that you need – when you need it the most.
So why not get in touch today? If you’re in need of a St Helens based emergency dentist, give us a call on 01744 25776 to book your same-day appointment. Alternatively, send an email to email@example.com and we will respond to your enquiry as soon as possible.