Dental Emergency

At GlenHuntly Dental Clinic we understand the immediate attention you need when you have a dental emergency

With our fast paced and busy lives, the last thing you want is to be told that you can’t be seen for a few days. We have daily emergency appointments available – so that your emergency is our absolute priority.


What is dental emergency?

Dental emergency is generally a tooth problem that causes moderate to severe pain. Dental treatment is needed to alleviate pain. Depending on the severity of the situation, antibiotics maybe prescribed in the first instance.


What helps unbearable tooth pain?

Over the counter medications such as Ibuprofen (Nurofen) and Paracetamol can assist moderate to severe tooth pain. Using numbing pastes or gels, often with bezocaine (Kenalog in Orabase, Oral Eze) can also assist to lessen the discomfort.


Common emergency dental issues

You should visit a dentist if you experience or require the following:

  • Bleeding gums
  • Toothache
  • Emergency tooth extraction
  • Dental abscess
  • Cracked or broken tooth
  • Loose filling or broken crown
  • Tooth knocked out or dislodged
  • Wisdom tooth pain
  • Remove an object stuck in your tooth


Dr. Serebnitski  caters for dental emergencies

Dr. Serebnitski provides emergency dental services in the heart of Caulfield. He has been serving Melbourne’s emergency dental needs for over 20 years.

  • Same day appointments available – call us in an emergency​
  • We’ll do our utmost to treat you as soon as possible​
  • An immediate assessment of your teeth to assess damage or source of pain.​
  • Treatment to relieve pain, swelling or bleeding.​
  • Recommendation on short and long-term solutions​
  • A full range of treatments can be performed on-site


Tips for dealing with a toothache before you get treated

  • Apply a cold compress over the area
  • Ensure you don’t play with the affected tooth or teeth while applying the compress or pack.
  • Use a toothbrush or floss to help remove any food that may be stuck between the teeth
  • Rinse your mouth with warm water
  • Over the counter pain relief medication may help too.