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Emergency Dentist Mitcham

Book an Emergency Dental Appointment

If you’re looking for urgent dental care in the Mitcham area and need an appointment quickly, contact us at Mayfield Dental on 07891 578 648 or email: info@mayfield-dental.co.uk

If you need urgent out of hours treatment you should contact 07891 578 648 (call out charges apply) or 111 (NHS direct).

Our friendly team:

> Have a high level of expertise
> Have a substantial hands-on experience treating dental patients for a broad variety of urgent dental conditions, including dental trauma, implant issues and problems with Invisalign braces
> Always keep some free appointment slots for unforeseen circumstances (or are prepared to come in ahead of their normal schedule, stay late and also open during the weekend to see patients who require support quickly).


Quick and effective home remedies for acute dental problems:

> Avoid eating and drinking anything that is either very hot or extremely cold.
> Take over-the-counter pain medicines to reduce both the discomfort and the swelling.
> Place cotton wool soaked in clove oil in the area around the problematic tooth.
> In an urgent case, we offer a solution that involves an emergency call out service to provide pain relief and emergency treatment.

Emergency Dentist – Mayfield Dental – Mitcham


What to do in case of a dental emergency?

Call our emergency number: 07891 578 648

Our out-of-hours dental emergency number 07891 578 648 is available 24/7 and offers free, conveniently-accessible counselling to both new and current patients.

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General advice for emergency dental treatment


Constant, heavy soreness normally implies that a tooth is dying or infected. For the time being, non-prescription pain relief medicines as advised by a chemist can help. It’s also important to minimise any variables that could cause pain e.g. eating hard food or drinking hot or cold drinks in case that results in pain. With all cases, it’s advised to gets things looked at as quickly as possible.

Swollen face

This is commonly induced by a dental infection and dental treatment will probably be needed. Get in touch with the practice right away. In the rare case that a swelling in your mouth has already become so sizeable that it is getting challenging to swallow or breathe properly, call A&E.

Broken or cracked tooth or filling

If the tooth is very painful, avoid eating very hot or cold foods along with eating with that side of the mouth. Painkillers may possibly help. Phone the surgery to have the tooth checked as soon as possible since this may well raise the threat of even more damage to your tooth and possibly the nerve inside.

My crown/bridge has come out

Your tooth might possibly be hypersensitive to temperature. Stay away from really hot as well as cold beverages. Avoid eating on that side to prevent any lodged food causing discomfort. Keep the crown/bridge safe in order to bring it along to your dentist. It may need to be re-cemented to prevent further damage to the underlying tooth and also the nerve.

Bleeding following an extraction

Ensure you are complying with all of the post-operative guidance. Avoid physical activity. Put continuous pressure (10-15 minutes) to the wound with the materials your dental practitioner has supplied, alternatively use a small clean section of pure cotton.

Dental pain after having a tooth out

A small amount of pain and even swelling following dental extraction can commonly be managed using over-the-counter painkillers (ibuprofen/paracetamol). An ice bag placed on your face on top of the affected area may also help. Avoid smoking. If you continue to experience intense pain that is not helped by these measures, or, which remains after several days, please speak to us.

Cracked dentures

Faulty dentures can frequently be restored. We have measures in place with local dental labs for this to this to be done as quickly as possible. Occasionally, it may be necessary to take an impression of your mouth so that the damaged parts can be accurately positioned.

Tooth knocked out

The tooth really needs to be re-implanted immediately. Get in touch with us for an urgent appointment. Refrain from touching the dental root in order to prevent microscopic damage to where the bone tissue connects. In case the tooth is visibly soiled, wash it carefully using water however, do not scrub. Where possible, replace the tooth back inside the dental socket and keep it there until your appointment. In the case that this is not possible, preserve the tooth in iced milk.

Tooth pushed out of position

Attempt to carefully reposition the tooth using very gentle finger pressure. Refrain from eating and consult with us.

Wisdom tooth soreness or infection

Our dental team can easily check your wisdom tooth/teeth, organise a X ray and have our dental surgeon remove it quickly.

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    43 Mayfield Road
    South Croydon
    Surrey, CR2 0BG

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    Saturday: By appointment only
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