The symptoms of a dental emergency can be identified as:
- Severe pain that cannot be controlled with pain relief.
- Swelling in the mouth or face. (with or without pain)
- Uncontrollable bleeding in the mouth.
- Or any trauma to the mouth or teeth.
If you are unsure of your symptoms contact your regular dentist; if you do not have one then contact the Dental Helpline where we can triage the problem and may be able to arrange an urgent appointment with a dentist where appropriate.