Dental emergencies often appear without warning and may catch you unprepared, but there are steps you can take to minimise the damage until you see a dentist.
- Keep bleeding under control by putting pressure on the wound with a gauze or compress.
- Chipped or lost fillings can be replaced with temporary fillings sold in pharmacies.
- If you lose one of your teeth, keep the area clean and put the tooth in a glass of milk.
Always do your best to get a dental appointment as soon as possible if you experience any of these emergency situations.
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