Children’s dental emergency? Follow our five-step checklist

If your child has a toothache or an accident that damages one of their teeth, it’s important to get them to the dentist as quickly as you can.

Follow our five-step checklist below to give yourself the best chance of saving their tooth, relieving the pain and reassuring your child that everything is going to be alright. If you’re ever unsure of what to do in an emergency, call your local practice or 111 for further advice.

It might sound obvious, but preparation is key to dealing with a dental emergency. It’s always a good idea to have your local practice’s contact details to hand, and to make a note of your dentist’s arrangements for out-of-hours emergency care too.

Your five-step dental emergency checklist

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Bupa Dental Care is a trading name of Oasis Dental Care Limited. Registered in England and Wales No: 00478127. Registered office: Bupa Dental Care, Vantage Office Park, Old Gloucester Road, Hambrook, Bristol, United Kingdom BS16 1GW.

Oasis Dental Care Limited has a number of trading names including Bupa Dental Care. For a list of all our different trading names please follow this link.

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