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Emergency Dentist Sydney CBD

Do you need an emergency dentist? Sydney CBD Dental offers same day appointments at our dental clinic at 300 George Street, Sydney.

If you need advice over the phone or emergency dental care with no waiting list, call us now on (02) 9232 3900.

Our emergency dental clinic in Sydney CBD is open Mondays and Tuesdays from 8.00 am to 7.00 pm and Wednesdays to Fridays from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. After-hours visits are available by appointment only.

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Emergency dental clinic Sydney CBD

If a tooth or filling gets damaged or falls out, if you have an unexplained toothache or another dental emergency, it's important to see a dentist as soon as possible.

Emergency dental care improves the chance of making a full recovery and lowers the risk of infections and other complications. You shouldn't have to wait days or even weeks to get the urgent care you need.

At Sydney CBD Dental, we know that time is of the essence when you're worried about your teeth or suffering from pain and discomfort. That's why we set aside time every day to deal with urgent cases at short notice.

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Our emergency dentists in Sydney have the training and expertise to respond to all types of situations in a calm and coordinated manner.

We'll assess your requirements on the same day, provide immediate pain relief and make sure you're not as risk of infection. If you need a dental treatment, we can schedule a follow-up visit at the nearest convenient time.

Our experienced dentists are sensitive to the emotional distress a dental emergency can cause. Our caring bedside manner and sedation options for anxious patients can help patients to feel calm and make the experience less upsetting.

What if I am not a patient of the practice?

At Sydney CBD Dental we have made provisions for emergency appointments for walk-ins and existing patients.

What to do if waiting to be seen at Sydney CBD Dental?

If you are suffering from tooth pain or toothache, take some anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen to help ease the pain or paracetamol. Take two paracetamol pills and wait two to three hours before repeating the dose again.

If you're looking for a Sydney emergency dentist who will prioritise your needs, call (02) 9232 3900 or book an appointment online at Sydney CBD Dental.

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When do you need an emergency dentist?

Even if you take good care of your teeth, accidents can happen when you least expect it. Knowing what to do in a dental emergency and visiting your dentist for emergency dental care can reduce the impact of dental accidents on your overall health and help you get started on the road to recovery.

Common dental emergencies that require immediate attention include:

Cracked, chipped or knocked out teeth

If you've got a toothache or your tooth feels very sensitive to hot and cold, it might be chipped or cracked.

Cracks can sometimes be tiny and may only be visible to your dentist, who may be able to repair the tooth with a filling or dental crown.

If a tooth is knocked out completely and it's still in one piece, it may be possible to reattach it if you can see a dentist within 1 to 2 hours.

Carefully place the tooth back into the socket or store it in a cup of milk and contact our emergency dentist Sydney to arrange a priority appointment.

Tooth pain

Other reasons for tooth pain and sensitivity can be tooth decay or cavities inside the tooth.

You can try to relieve the pain or swelling by applying an ice pack to the outside of your cheek. Rinsing your mouth with salt water could also help to clear away food and debris.

Do not apply heat to a swelling, as this can make matters worse.

Contact an emergency dentist for a professional diagnosis and treatment recommendations. If you have a cavity, you might need a filling. An infected tooth may need a root canal treatment.

Gum pain

Gums may feel sore for a number of reasons, but sudden and severe gum pain may be caused by a partially erupted wisdom tooth or a dental abscess below the gum.

You can try to ease the pain by rinsing your mouth with a mild salt water solution. Do not put aspirin directly onto the gum, as this could cause permanent damage.

Gum pain is sometimes a symptom of a more serious oral health problem, so you should contact an emergency dentist for diagnosis and treatment. This may involve cleaning the area to remove an infection or wisdom teeth removal.

Children's dental emergencies

Children's active lives can put them at greater risk of dental accidents.

Wearing a mouth guard when playing sports can reduce the risk of injuries, but it's still important to know what to do and how to stay calm if the worst happens.

Our Sydney emergency dentist team is qualified and experienced to deal with common dental accidents involving children and pre-teens.

Cut or bitten lip

If your child bites their lip or it gets cut, you can manage the bleeding by applying firm pressure with a clean cloth or gauze. Bruising or swelling may be reduced by applying an ice pack.

If lip bleeding continues for more than 15 minutes, talk to an emergency dentist for advice or to make a same day appointment.

Knocked out teeth

If your child loses a baby tooth, these cannot be reattached, but it's still important to see a dentist as soon as possible.

If they lose a permanent tooth, there's a chance it could be saved if you can get to our dental clinic within 1 to 2 hours.

Rinse the tooth gently, avoiding touching the roots, and try to place it back into the socket. If it doesn't fit, place it in a cup of milk and contact an emergency dentist for assistance.

Damaged braces

Broken braces may cause pain or injuries to children's mouths, as well as affecting the success of their orthodontic treatment.

Sharp edges of wires should be covered with cotton to prevent injuries, but do not try to remove an orthodontic appliance yourself. Instead, contact our dentists for emergency dental care.

Contact an emergency dentist Sydney CBD

Whatever type of dental emergency you're dealing with, contact Sydney CBD Dental for professional advice and emergency dental care when you need it.

Our emergency dental clinic in Sydney CBD is open every weekday from Monday to Friday, 8:00am–5:30pm (closed Saturday and Sunday). We are conveniently located opposite Wynyard station on George St and invite you to call us immediately if an emergency dental appointment is required.

Call us today on (02) 9232 3900 or make an appointment online.

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Emergency dentist FAQ

A dental emergency is any situation involving your teeth or mouth that requires immediate attention. Common reasons that people contact our emergency dentist in Sydney include:

  • cracked, chipped and knocked out teeth
  • sudden tooth pain, gum pain or sensitivity
  • cut or bitten lips
  • damaged braces
  • lost filling, crown or other dental restoration

Toothache is the most common type of dental emergency. Tooth pain can range from mild to severe and can have many different causes, including trauma to the tooth, a tooth infection or other underlying oral health or medical problems.

If you're not sure what's causing your toothache, or you need treatment urgently, book an emergency dentist appointment so we can diagnose the problem and discuss treatment options.

If a dental emergency happens, try to stay calm and avoid doing anything that might make the problem worse. Call your dental clinic for advice about how to manage your immediate symptoms and to book an emergency dentist appointment if you need care urgently.

If you need an emergency dentist based in Sydney CBD, we are open every weekday from 8:00am to 5:30pm.

Emergency dentist costs are the same as standard dental fees and depend on the treatments and services you need. Our emergency dentists can discuss costs over the phone or during your appointment so you can decide what treatments are affordable.

Some general dental costs may be covered by health insurance. We also offer a choice of payment plans that could make emergency dentist costs easier to manage.

Zip Payment

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Dental Wellbeing Program

Sydney CBD Dental is delighted to present a 10% discount voucher to apply to your dental treatments throughout the year.

Anxious Patients

We understand that some patients avoid visiting the dentist for fear of pain or traumatic experiences in the past. At Sydney CBD we can alleviate your concerns by offering pain-relief and sedation options to help make your experience as comfortable as possible.