An Emergency Dentist Near Perth City, West Leederville

Hello, we're Cambridge City Dental – our emergency Perth dentist can help you.
If you are experiencing a dental emergency
or require urgent dental treatment
please call 9382 8266.

Common dental emergency problems...

  • Toothache
  • Cracked or Broken Tooth
  • Lost Filling
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Wisdom Tooth Pain
  • Abscess
  • Knocked-Out Tooth
  • Possible Broken Jaw or
  • Problems with Braces and Retainers


Dental Emergency: Tooth AcheToothache

First Aid for an Aching Tooth

  • Rinse your mouth with warm water to clean it out.
  • Use dental floss to remove any food that might be trapped between the teeth.
  • Never place Aspirin on the aching tooth or against the gums because it may burn the gum tissue.
  • PAIN NEVER SLEEPS - Call us as soon as possible.


Dental Emergency: Cracked or Broken Tooth

  • Cracked or Broken teeth should be repaired as soon as possible to prevent further damage.
  • Symptoms may involve pain while chewing and sensitivity to cold and possibly hot foods and liquids as well as air.

First Aid for Cracked or Broken Teeth

  • Rinse your mouth out with warm water to clean the area around the tooth.
  • Use a cold compress on the area to keep any swelling down.
  • Call us IMMEDIATELY for an emergency appointment.



Dental Emergency: Lost Filling

  • Delay can be detrimental to the remaining tooth structure.
  • Delay may damage the underlying nerve.
  • There may be sharp edges that may cause injury to your tongue or cheek
  • Root fracture may occur and the tooth may be lost.
Lost Filling

First Aid for a Missing Filling

  • Rinse your mouth with warm water to clean it out.
  • Keep the area clean by using a soft brush.
  • Place a piece of sugarless chewing gum that has softened, in the hole which contained the filling.
  • DO NOT LEAVE as is. Call us as soon as possible for an appointment.


Dental Emergency: Chipped Tooth

  • If a filling or artificial tooth becomes chipped, it should be replaced.
Chipped Tooth

First Aid for Chipped Teeth

  • If there is no pain and the chip is small, it is not of immediate urgency.
  • The chipped tooth should be assessed for underlying damage especially to the remaining tooth structure or filling if the tooth is filled.
  • Call us for an appointment to have the chip assessed.


Dental Emergency: Wisdom Tooth Pain

  • Infected and impacted wisdom teeth.
  • Swelling may be associated.
  • Pain to adjacent teeth, jaw, ear, biting, eating and limited jaw opening.
  • Bad taste in the mouth and bleeding gum.
  • Bad breath.
Wisdom Tooth Pain

First Aid for pain associated with Wisdom Teeth

  • Wash your mouth out with warm water.
  • Clean the area with a soft toothbrush. Bleeding is OK.
  • Take a painkiller such as Paracetamol or Nurofen.
  • Call us IMMEDIATELY for an appointment.


Dental Emergency: Abscess

  • Signs and symptoms include pain with sudden onset, swelling, pus near a tooth or gum pocket.
  • Bad taste and bad breath.
  • Difficulty opening your mouth..
  • The swelling can spread to the entire face and neck very quickly if left untreated.

First Aid for an Abscess

  • Wash your mouth out with warm water.
  • Take a painkiller such as Paracetamol or Nurofen.
  • Call us IMMEDIATELY for an EMERGENCY appointment.


Dental Emergency: Knocked-out Tooth

  • Must be treated with care and urgency.
  • Swelling, pain, excessive bleeding from the tooth socket or gum and possibly lips and cheek.
Knocked-out Tooth

First Aid for an Abscess

  • If the tooth is DIRTY, rinse very gently in slow running water for NOT TOO LONG.
  • DO NOT SCRUB IT or remove any fragments of tissue that may be attached to the root surface.
  • Gently insert and hold the tooth in its socket.
  • If it is not possible to insert the tooth in the socket, place the tooth in a cup of MILK.
  • If there is bleeding or swelling, apply a cold compress. Ice for swelling and pressure for bleeding.


Dental Emergency: Possible Broken Jaw

  • If you suspect a broken jaw do not wait. Treat with urgency.
Broken Jaw


First Aid for a jaw injury

  • DO NOT move the jaw.
  • Secure the jaw in place by tying a handkerchief, necktie, or towel around the jaw and over the top of the head.
  • Call us IMMEDIATELY or go to HOSPITAL.


Dental Emergency: Braces & Retainers

Braces & Retainers

First Aid for problems with braces and retainers

  • If the wire is causing irritation, cover the end with a small cotton ball, beeswax or a piece of gauze until you are able to see you orthodontist.
  • If a wire gets stuck in the cheek, tongue or gum tissue, DO NOT attempt to remove it. Call us or your orthodontist immediately.
  • If an appliance becomes loose or a piece of it breaks of, take the appliance to the orthodontist.


Hello and welcome to Cambridge City Dental.  If you are experiencing a dental emergency please call 9382 8266.

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