Monday - Friday: 9.00am - 6.00pm
Late evening appointments available on Thursdays
Saturday: 9.0am - 1.00pm
10 Boulevard Drive
London NW9 5QF
If you are experiencing unusual or excessive bleeding, trauma or swelling, seek help immediately.
Call us during working hours and we will do everything we can to see you as soon as possible.
or Call the NHS out of hours– their 111 service is staffed by experienced advisers and healthcare professionals who will be able to direct you towards the best course of action. This could be an emergency dentist, a late-night pharmacy, a walk-in centre or even A&E.
Common urgent problems include toothache, lost fillings or crowns and denture problems. Please phone us on the day for availability and we will do our best to make sure you are seen as soon as possible.
Choose from the options below for help and advice on what to do in an emergency
Don’t worry, it’s generally easy to restore a damaged tooth. If it hurts, try to avoid biting in that area or eating hot or cold foods. Make an urgent appointment with us for assessment and treatment.
If you lose one or more of your teeth due to a blow or fall, you should recover it if possible and gently rinse it to remove any dirt or debris. To protect the fibres on the root surface, avoid handling the root. If you can keep it in its socket until you can get emergency dental treatment, your tooth will have a better chance of survival. If this isn’t possible, put it in a cup of milk. If it has been simply pushed out of place, don’t force it back into its socket; just apply light finger pressure to ease it back to its normal alignment. Use a moist tissue or gauze to hold it in its place and call us immediately.
If you have severe pain in your teeth or gums, that cannot be controlled by over the counter pain killers, call us immediately so we can assess the cause and treat the problem to relieve your discomfort.
If your mouth or gums are swollen, it’s usually due to an infection. An infected swelling would usually feel warm to the touch as well as being tender. Call us immediately so the source can be determined. After checking your teeth and gums thoroughly, we will prescribe an appropriate treatment and any necessary medications.
If a filling is loose, avoid touching it and call us to have it repaired or replaced. If it falls out, remove it from your mouth to avoid swallowing or choking on it. Call us for an appointment, where we will replace it with a new one.
If a crown is loose, you should have it re-cemented as soon as possible. If it falls out, keep it safe, as we may be able to cement it back into place.
This shouldn’t be alarming unless it is excessive or doesn’t stop. Apply pressure to the site with a handkerchief or gauze for at least 15 minutes. If the bleeding doesn’t stop after 1-2 hours, call us for further advice.