Emergency dentist Leeds, West Yorkshire

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Our Clinics in Leeds- Headingley & Cookridge offer the most comprehensive emergency dental service. NEW patients welcome.

Let us take care of your dental emergency, we will endeavour to see you within  hours.

If you have an emergency, please call us on: 0113 278 4000 . A dental emergency may be due to;
  • Toothache
  • Dental pain
  • Swelling
  • Excessive oral bleeding
  • Serious Injury to the mouth
  • Problem with front teeth, affecting cosmetic appearance
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What happens next?

On dialing the emergency dentist in Leeds number you will be answered by a member of staff who will take preliminary details and inform the emergency dentist who is on call that day. You will be informed which practice will be the most appropriate and be provided with directions and parking information. If you have dental insurance you will be provided with the necessary documentation after the treatment to enable you to make your claim.

Emergency dentist in Leeds patient registration

Our emergency dentists will carry out a dental examination and determine the most appropriate type of treatment to be administered. This will be emergency temporary, emergency basic or emergency full treatment that may be followed up by subsequent appointments during normal surgery hours. Problems for emergency dentist calls include toothache, chipped or broken teeth, broken crowns, broken veneers or bridge, tooth abscess, loose teeth or crowns, loose implant crowns, broken orthodontic braces, broken dentures, tooth extractions including wisdom tooth extractions and gum infections.

Below you will find a list of frequently asked questions about emergency dental care:

What should you do in case of a dental emergency?

In the event of an emergency, immediately call the Deu Dental Care and schedule an appointment. Describe your emergency in detail so you can get instant advice before your scheduled appointment.

How can you cure a toothache?

Immediately contact a dentist in case you are suffering from a toothache. Take some recommended painkillers like Paracetamol or Ibuprofen. You should make sure that you read the label first and avoid going over the maximum dose.

In cases of swelling, what should you do?

Usually, a swelling occurs because of an infection. There might be a slight infection in your teeth or gum tissue, or there might even be large amount of abscess that has to be drained. An infected swelling would usually feel quite tender and warm to the touch. You have to call immediately so you could be accurately diagnosed. After checking your teeth thoroughly, an appropriate treatment would be prescribed, as well as antibiotics.

What should you do in case your crown falls off?

You have to keep your crown secure so you can have it re-cemented as soon as you can to prevent further damage. Sometimes, a root canal treatment is recommended. Call Deu Dental Care immediately in case this happens.

What should you do in case you have a broken denture?

Usually, a broken denture is relatively easy to repair. But never attempt to repair it on your own since this could result to further damage. Immediately schedule an appointment for repair.

What are dental injuries?

Dental injuries include teeth that may be forced out of its position (extruded), broken (fractured) or knocked out. Injuries to the mouth are generally painful and have to be immediately treated by a dentist.

Knocked Out Teeth

Once a tooth has been knocked out, you should recover it and remove any dirt or debris by washing it. You should not handle the root so you could protect the fibers in the root surface. But you can try to put the clean tooth back in its socket since it is possible to re-implant the tooth within 30 minutes of injury. Or you could alternatively store the tooth inside a glass of cold milk. Immediately schedule an appointment by calling the dental emergency hotline.

Extruding Teeth

If the tooth is pushed inward or outward and is out of place, you should apply a light finger pressure to reposition it to its normal alignment. Do not force it into its socket. Use a moist tissue or gauze to hold the tooth in its place. Immediately see a dentist.

Fractured Teeth

The treatment of a fractured tooth depends on the degree of its injury. But whatever the degree of damage might be, you should see a dentist to get the appropriate treatment. Do not panic because it is easy to restore a fractured tooth. But if it feels painful, try to avoid biting in that area or eating hot or cold foods for the mean time.

Minor Fracture

For a minor fracture, a dentist can smooth it out and minimize the injury or do a composite restoration to it. Take extra care of your tooth for several days after treatment.

Moderate Fracture

You may have a moderate fracture if there is damage to your enamel, dentin or pulp. A permanent crown may be used if there is no permanent damage to the pulp. But if there were damage to it, then you would need further treatment.

Severe Fracture

Usually, a severe fracture would mean that the tooth is traumatized and there is little chance of recovery. Dental injuries include puncture wounds, tears and lacerations to the tongue, cheek or lips. In the event of an injury, have the wound cleaned, sutured and repaired. If there is bleeding due to a tongue laceration, then try to pull the tongue forward and use gauze to put some pressure on it.

We routinely receive calls from Leeds Hotels to provide emergency dental care for their tourist guests.

Our dentists are gentle and ethical and our aim is to provide quality dental care in a relaxed and modern environment. You are welcome to view our Testimonials page to see what our patients say about us.

Should you wish to return to your own dentist for the rest of the treatment, you are welcome to do so.

Our dentists are experienced in the emergency dental treatment of children and have extensive experience of working in general practice.

We will always provide you with a full written treatment plan so that you are fully aware of the costs involved. We have published our fees on our web site, so that there are no hidden costs.

If you have dental insurance you will be provided with the necessary documentation after the treatment to enable you to make a claim from your insurance company.

We can provide 0% Finance on treatments.

There is ample free parking on the fore court and various transport links with Burley  and Headingley railway stops nearby, and local bus stops walking distance from  the Headingley Practice (buses 102, 184, 299). Both sites are easily accessible from ring road, (weetwood roundabout)

Train Stations Headingley Station Kirkstall Lane Leeds LS5 3LD
  Bramley Station Swinnow Road Leeds LS13 4 DU
Buses to HDP Stopping opposite  Arndale Centre 96 Holt Park Via Cookridge Skyline
1 Brown line 95,28,97,X96
  from Halton Moor to Bus Station in town 37 then the above bus routes
  from Bramley Arndale 91also goes towards Meanwood
  from Armley 38 also goes towards Meanwood
  Buses to Cookridge 96 Holt Park Via Cookridge Skyline

Buses to the Headingley Practice and the Cookridge Practice are accessible from the Leeds Bus Station or the St John's Centre in Leeds opposite the Light. The following buses take you directly to Headingley from the St Johns centre bus 1,18,28,38,56,91,96,97.

Bus number 1 and 18 can be accessed at Infirmary Street near the train station, every 15 mins. Bus number 18 takes you directly to Cookridge, it stops outside the Post Office sorting office, adjacent to the Holy Name school and is over the road from the Cookridge Practice. Bus 38 from the White Rose centre or Harehills brings you to Headingley every 30 mins.

Bus 91 from Pudsey or Halton Moor brings you to Headingley every hour and stops outside the Headingley Library.

Bus 56 from the St Johns centre brings you to the Headingley Stadium a 10 min walk from Cardigan Road, and the Headingley practice is a 5 min walk away.

Our dentists are all registered with the General Dental Council and highly experienced and attend ongoing courses in order to keep their knowledge and skills at the fore front of dentistry, ensuring that you get the best available treatment.
Prior to any treatment being done, all procedures, costs and appointment planning will be discussed with you.
Deu Dental Care is a Denplan accredited dental practice. If you have dental insurance please advise us upon calling and bring along any documents you have to your appointment, so that we are able to complete your claim form for you if required.

A dental abscess can cause pain, swelling and redness of the gums, bad breath, draining pus, and a temperature. If you have a bad toothache and/or are experiencing any of the above symptoms, call and visit your Deu Dental Clinic immediately. A dental abscess results from an infection either within the tooth itself, and immediately adjacent to the tooth/teeth in the gum tissue and/or supporting bone. If not treated, more serious problems can result, such as a cellulitis. This will cause massive swelling to that area of your face and can be life-threatening. The treatment may include root canal therapy and/or gum surgery to resolve the infections. Antibiotics will be prescribed, and possibly pain medication if the pain is severe. A dental abscess can result in tooth loss if not treated immediately!

The first thing your dentist will do is to examine your mouth and take the appropriate X-rays, so that they can determine which tooth or teeth are involved. There are also other tests that can be performed, such as percussion, heat and cold tests, and electrical stimulation tests to see if the tooth is dead. Your bite will also be checked to make sure that the pain is not caused by your tooth/teeth touching prematurely or at a wrong angle to each other. The dental abscess may be too far progressed to save the tooth, in which case the tooth/teeth will require removal. If an infection is present, your dentist may prescribe antibiotics to clear up the infection before the tooth is removed. If this is not done, the infection may spread through the blood system. In addition, your dentist will place an ice-pack on your face and have you rinse with warm-salt-water (e.g., one teaspoon of salt in 8 ounces of warm water). There are things that you can do to prevent a dental abscess, which include brushing and flossing your teeth, and avoided sugary snacks between meals. Visit Deu Dental Clinic regularly to prevent getting a dental abscess.

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