Emergency Dentist North York

Our walk-in emergency dental clinic in North York ON specializes in same day tooth pain, injury or trauma treatment.

Diagnosis and treatment when you need it

  • Comprehensive emergency dental services
  • Accepting new patients
  • Same day treatment
  • Highly competitive prices
  • Advanced treatment options
  • Monday to Saturday

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If you find yourself in a dental emergency, call us for an accurate diagnosis and immediate treatment.

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Emergency Dental Services in North York ON

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Loose or knocked out teeth

An untreated loose tooth can quickly get infected and start affecting the healthy tissues surrounding it. If an injury has knocked your tooth off, keep the tooth in a cup of saline water, and visit our emergency dentist within an hour of tooth loss for best results. We will replant the displaced tooth and prescribe antibiotics to prevent infection.

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Wisdom tooth removal

Impacted wisdom teeth need extraction to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Although painful wisdom teeth are not a dental emergency, it is best to visit our dentist at the earliest to avoid infection and complications. Wisdom tooth removal is performed under local anesthesia and takes under 20 minutes in a majority of cases.

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Cracked/Chipped tooth

A fall, weak cavity or biting down on a hard substance can cause a small or a large piece of tooth enamel to chip off. Depending on the severity of the problem, our dentist will reattach the piece that has broken off, bond the chipped tooth, apply a dental onlay on the surface of the molar, or attach a veneer. If you can salvage the broken off fragment, place it in a glass of saline water.

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Lost crown or filling

While not a dental emergency, losing a crown or filling can make the exposed area more sensitive to temperature, pressure and sweets. Rinse the area with warm salt water and use sugar free gum as a sealant as a temporary protection. You have the choice to wait until the morning after to have our dental specialist replace your filling or crown.

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Particles lodged in teeth or gums

Brush your teeth gently with dental floss to remove food particles stuck between your teeth or in your gum. If you can see the particle in the mirror, use a tooth pick carefully to dislodge it (but avoid using a sharp object to probe your teeth or gum line). If the particle doesn’t come loose, visit our clinic for immediate professional dental treatment.

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Toothache

Tooth pain can point to decay, abscess, fracture, infected gums, a damaged filling, or underlying issues. Rinse with warm water or ice the sore area. If the pain is continual or severe, don’t wait to have it checked out by our emergency dentist in North York.

Emergency dental services in North York since 1985

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We are proud to be the preferred practice for emergency dentistry in North York for over 30 years! Our willingness and capability to accept new patients seeking urgent dental assistance is borne from the belief that quality dental care should be available to everyone when they need it most.

It is not unusual for a sudden onset of toothache or gum discomfort to signal a hidden medical condition. A quick diagnosis will help you get started on a treatment plan involving our dentist, your family physician and perhaps another medical specialist – which we may recommend, depending on the nature of the problem. While some dental issues can be resolved at home, others will require professional dentistry solutions. We offer highly specialized dental equipment and services to carry out complex dental work in the event of dental emergencies.

When a contact sport, illness or trauma causes teeth to break or chip, the goal of emergency dentistry is to preserve the aesthetics and function of the original teeth as much as possible. The sooner you seek treatment, the better the outcome. If you have reason to suspect that your mild tooth pain or swollen gums may be more serious than they appear, please don’t hesitate to call us during after hours for immediate assistance.

What are the signs indicating that I need emergency dental care?

Other than a loose or broken tooth, or severe toothache, you may want to schedule a quick or emergency dental appointment if your:

  • gums bleed and ache;
  • jaw is swollen;
  • canker sore isn’t healing;
  • tooth has gone numb after a painful toothache;
  • you have chronic headaches (head and face pain can stem from tooth or jaw joint injury)
  • you have ear pain

What is an emergency dentistry experience like?

Our emergency dentists in North York order X-rays or 3D imaging to correctly identify the root of your dental problems. The appropriate procedure is performed after proper diagnosis, and in complex cases, may require a full understanding of your medical history. Therefore the oral emergency experience will vary from procedure to procedure, however, our highly experienced and passionate dentists will ensure you or your child is completely comfortable throughout the procedure, by using the most current dental procedures and technologies.

Can I alternatively go to the ER for a dental emergency?

An urgent care centre may or may not have an emergency dentist on call. When this is the case, you may be prescribed painkillers or antibiotics, and asked to visit a dentist as soon as possible. Also, if you go to the ER or hospital the wait times are usually much longer than at emergency dental clinics. Ideally, you should request for emergency dental service by simply walking in to a clinic that explicitly states that they accept new patients with urgent dental needs like our clinic.

What steps should I take during a medical emergency?

Broken tooth:

  • See us within an hour of the incident
  • Rinse the tooth gently to remove dirt and place it in saline water
  • Avoid touching the root of the tooth as it can damage cells needed to reattach the tooth to the bone

Chipped/fractured tooth:

  • Rinse with warm water
  • Apply an ice pack/cold compress
  • Take ibuprofen

Partially dislodged tooth:

  • Push the tooth back into position using light pressure
  • Take ibuprofen

Injury to mouth, gums, tongue or lips:

  • Rinse with salt water
  • Use a moistened tea bag to apply pressure to the affected area
  • Use a cold compress to reduce swelling and regulate bleeding

Do you offer same day emergency dental in North York

Yes we offer same day emergency dental services in our clinic. Please note that there may be exceptions if we have a really busy day where all our dentists are occupied with dental emergencies during the times when you are available. However, in this case we may refer you to a nearby emergency dentist or take you in the following day.

Dentists in North York that offer Emergency Dental Services?

There are only a few dental clinics in North York ON that offer Emergency Dental Services performed by highly experienced dentists. Dentist North York is one of the few providers offering highly flexible dental emergency services to new and existing patients.