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Emergency Dental Services in Newcastle

We feel your pain and offer same day service for dental emergencies.

Do you suffer from dental pain? Did you chip your tooth? Do you need an emergency dentist promptly in Newcastle? At Gosforth Dental Surgery you can book your emergency dental appointment very quickly. Our Newcastle emergency dentist offer same day appointments for dental pain, toothache, broken filings, lost crowns, or root canal pain.

Dental problems and pain never choose the perfect time of the day to pop up. It may happen that during a slow, relaxing evening, or in the middle of the night, you start to feel the first twinges of pain. Dental pain is never the easiest to bear, so if it is interfering with your sleep, our emergency dentist in Newcastle can help alleviate it.

Our emergency dentist at Gosforth Dental Surgery is serving Newcastle for all their dental needs and emergencies. Our aim is to ensure you get the best general dental care and emergency dental service in Newcastle in terms of quality, reliability and affordability.

Emergency Dental Services in Newcastle

Dental emergency visit in steps

On calling our Newcastle Dental Practice, you’ll be requested to provide your preliminary details, like name and phone number. You’ll be given detailed directions, along with parking information to reach our clinic. You will be seen by your dentist at the earliest same day appointment slot.

Your dentist at Gosforth Dental Surgery will take detailed history of the pain, take some X-rays and diagnose the reason of the toothache and discuss all the available options with you.

Once you agree with your dentist on the treatment option to relieve the pain, your dentist may use local anaesthetic if needed and start the treatment to relieve your toothache.

Causes of toothache

Toothache can be due several reasons; a wisdom tooth, broken or chipped teeth, or implant broken veneers, crowns, bridges, dentures, a gum infection, a crown or a bridge denture that has fallen off, dental injures, knocked out teeth. We offer the full range of dental emergency services including all the regular treatments you need to maintain your oral health. This Newcastle dentist has it all covered:

Pain & Swelling Reduction

Pain & swelling reduction

When the nerve dies in a tooth an abscess may develop. This often causes the tooth to become tender to bite on and a painful swelling.

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Broken Tooth Repair

Broken Tooth Repair

A broken tooth may not hurt but it is important to come in for treatment as early as possible to reduce the risk of infection.

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Broken Denture Repair

Broken Denture Repair

A broken denture makes daily tasks such a chewing, eating and talking very difficult. It can also be embarrassing.

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Filling, Crown or Veneer Repair

Filling, Crown or Veneer Repair

A missing crown can ruin your smile. If left, ultimately the nerve may die and an abscess or swelling may develop.

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Frequently asked questions

No. You do not need to be a registered patient at Gosforth Dental Surgery in Newcastle to be seen by the emergency dentist. We will see you and relief your pain whether you are registered or not.

Contact your dentist at Gosforth Dental Surgery as soon as possible about your toothache if:

  • You have a toothache that lasts longer than 1 or 2 days
  • Your toothache is severe
  • You have a fever, earache, or pain upon opening your mouth wide

Because the symptoms of a toothache may resemble other medical conditions or dental problems, it can be difficult to diagnose the cause without a complete evaluation by your dentist at our Newcastle Dental Practice. Contact your dentist immediately if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Swelling around the tooth area
  • Continuous lasting pain
  • Pain on biting
  • A foul-tasting discharge

Treatment for a toothache depends on the cause. If a cavity is causing the toothache, your dentist at Gosforth Dental Surgery will fill the cavity or possibly extract the tooth, if necessary. A root canal might be needed if the cause of the toothache is determined to be an infection of the nerve inside the tooth. Your dentist may prescribe antibiotics if there is fever or swelling of the jaw.

Since most toothaches are the result of tooth decay, the key to preventing toothaches is establishing a regular oral hygiene routine and sticking to it. For example, failure to brush and floss regularly after meals can significantly increase your risk of developing cavities, which can cause toothaches. Regular dental visits at our Newcastle dental practice will also help prevent problems from developing. Keeping your mouth healthy is an essential piece of your overall health.