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Our team at Barrington Dental Care in Altrincham understands that dental pain needs to be addressed as soon as possible. We commit to seeing existing and new patients on the same day to provide you relief in a compassionate manner.

We are also on-call over the weekend and bank holidays should you need any advice or treatment. Please contact the practice to speak to one our qualified team. We are here to help with:

  • Toothache
  • Knocked teeth
  • Abscess
  • Broken teeth
  • Lost fillings
  • Detached crowns and bridge
  • Swollen gums and face

Please be assured that all treatment options and relevant costs will be discussed with you prior to treatment. Following successfully managing your dental pain, we would welcome you back for a comprehensive oral health examination to ensure that such emergencies are a thing of the past.

If you would like to discuss how Barrington Dental Care can help you with your emergency needs please call us today on 0161 928 0014

What should I do in an event of a dental emergency?

Please call the practice immediately so that we can arrange an appointment as quickly and conveniently as possible for you.

What should I do to cure a toothache?

If you are suffering from a painful toothache, something is wrong that requires attention. Contact us immediately to organize an appointment as quickly and conveniently as possible for you. Painkillers such as Ibuprofen or Paracetamol are recommended; do not exceed the maximum dose.

What should I do if I have a swelling?

Swellings are caused by an infection. Contact us immediately to receive treatment or antibiotics.

What should I do if I have fractured my tooth?

Fractured teeth can usually be restored so there is no need to panic. If the tooth is painful, avoid hot or cold and avoid eating or biting on that side i.e. relieve the tooth from extremes of temperature and pressure. Painkillers such as Ibuprofen or Paracetamol may help. Pain-free treatment is usually available by contacting us quickly.

What if I have lost a crown?

Keep your crown safe so it can be re-cemented as soon as possible to avoid damage or the need for root canal treatment. Contact us immediately.

What if I have knocked a tooth out?

  • The tooth needs to be re-implanted into its socket immediately.
  • Try not to handle the tooth root to protect the fibres around the root surface.
  • If possible, place the tooth back into the socket and splint in place with silver paper.
  • DO NOT place the tooth in water.
  • DO place the tooth in cold milk or on one side of your mouth between your teeth and cheeks
  • Contact us immediately

What if I have broken my denture?

Broken dentures can usually be repaired relatively easily. Please resist the temptation to glue them together your self as this often makes a repair very difficult. Contact us to organise the repair.