12 Temporary Dental Emergency Tips For Coronavirus COVID-19 Lockdown

How to deal with dental emergencies during the Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown until you can reach your dentist for a more permanent solution.

What can you do about dental emergencies when you are on lock down? Here are some very temporary solutions to apply when you can’t reach a dentist promptly.

If you find yourself with an unexpected dental problem these tips can help until you can see your dentist to treat the problem more permanently. Make sure that you check with your physician if there are any suggestions that involve medications or rinses such as salt before you try these.

Chipped or broken tooth

Lost Filling

TMJ pain

Jaw Swelling

This can be a precursor to a genuine medical emergency, so if swelling is increasing seek medical attention quickly.

Tooth Pain

Gum bleeding

Gum Swelling

Cold Sensitivity

Hot sensitivity

Loose tooth

Loose crown or bridge

Broken denture

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