Toothache is unpleasant but, as a general guideline, only the following problems are considered dental emergencies that need early attention:
If you have toothache or dental pain that reduces or stabilises after taking over-the-counter painkillers (analgesics), such as paracetamol or aspirin, you probably don’t need an emergency appointment. However, if you need an emergency dentist in Birmingham, our helpline is open 365 days a year and 24 hours.Enquire Now
Severe and persistent pain in a tooth, indicating potential issues like tooth decay or infection.
Book an appointment with our emergency dentist in Birmingham, for our helpline call now on 0121 588 4541. Read more on our Toothache page
This can happen due to an accident or biting down on something hard. If the break is severe, it can be painful and requires urgent care.
A tooth completely dislodged from its socket, often due to trauma. Immediate dental attention can sometimes save the tooth.
When a filling or crown falls out, it can expose the tooth to further damage and decay, necessitating prompt treatment.
A painful infection at the root of a tooth or between the gum and a tooth. It's often characterised by swelling and requires immediate attention to prevent spread of infection.
While some gum bleeding is common, excessive or persistent bleeding may be a sign of gum disease and should be treated promptly.
This can be a sign of infection or other serious conditions and should be addressed immediately.
This could be a sign of TMJ disorders, infection, or other dental issues.
Protruding wires can cause injury to the mouth and should be fixed as soon as possible.
Adult teeth should never be loose. This can be a sign of injury or advanced gum disease. Its probably not an emergency, however its best to call us on 0121 588 4541
Includes lacerations, punctures, and tears to the lips, tongue, cheek, or gums. These can be serious and may require stitches or other urgent treatment.
Stella Maris Dental is open Monday to Thursday, 9.00am to 5.45pm and Friday, 9.00am to 1.00pm. If you need emergency treatment, please telephone 0121 588 4541. We will make an appointment for you to see a dentist as soon as possible. We have times allocated for emergencies every day.
If you have an emergency when the practice is closed, please call 0121 588 4541 to get recorded information about our out-of-hours service. This message will tell you what to do and give you the telephone numbers of our deputising service. They provide emergency service every day of the year.
Please only use the out-of-hours service for dental emergencies.
Please remember that no one knows your dental history like your dentist. Whenever possible it is better to wait and see your own dentist.
For over 35 years, we’ve been helping thousands of people regain their confidence to smile. With us, you can benefit from a comprehensive and preventative dental programme bespoke to you.
Discuss your dental treatment needs and concerns in a relaxed environment with Sarah, our professional and friendly treatment coordinator.
Your mouth will be examined and you’ll be given advice for moving forward with your treatment.
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