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If your child has a dental emergency during or after office hours, please call our office at 978-378-0408 to determine the treatment options. If your child has lost consciousness or has other injuries in addition to their teeth, please first call their pediatrician or have them evaluated by a physician before addressing the dental concerns.
What is a dental emergency?
- Your child has facial swelling and they are having difficulty breathing or swallowing
- Your child has facial swelling that has caused their eye to swell shut
- Your child has heavy, uncontrolled bleeding that cannot be stopped after 10 minutes of biting hard on gauze or a washcloth
- Your child loses a permanent tooth due to an injury (please try to put the tooth back into the socket immediately or place it in milk while you get in touch with us!)
- Your child has an injury to a permanent or baby tooth and it appears the tooth has been moved out of place, or your child cannot close their mouth, eat, or drink due to the injury
- Your child has sudden onset dental pain that cannot be controlled with Motrin or Tylenol
- Your child cannot eat because their space maintainer has become loose or broken
- Your child has bumped a baby tooth but is still able to eat and doesn’t appear to be in pain
- Your child has a permanent tooth growing in behind a baby tooth that isn’t getting loose
- Your child is having dental pain that is relieved by pain medication
- Your child has a pimple on their gums next to their tooth
- Your child has swollen gums or canker sores in their mouth
- Your child bites their lip due to being numb