Middletown Dental
Dr. Pradeep Sukumar, DMD, MPH

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Emergency Services

How can we help you?

At Middletown Dental, we want you to be an active participant in achieving and maintaining your oral health, and we understand that you may have questions about your treatment. We welcome your questions, and we’ve included answers here to some of the questions we hear most. If you find that your question isn’t answered here, please feel free to contact our office.

Emergency Services

The most important thing to do is to remain calm and contact your child's dentist in Middletown, NJ.

Start by finding the tooth. Hold it by the crown rather than the root and try to reinsert it in the socket. If damage, swelling, or pain make that impossible, put the tooth in a glass of milk and take your child and the glass immediately to the dentist.

In some cases, we can reset the tooth. 

Is My Child's Dental Issue an Emergency?

Common dental emergencies include:

  • Severe tooth pain
  • Chipped or cracked teeth
  • Fractured teeth
  • A tooth that is partly or completely knocked out of its socket
  • Injury to the gums, tongue, or other soft tissue
  • Oral abscess
  • Losing a filling, crown, or other dental restoration

If you are unsure whether the situation is an emergency, reach out to our dental team. We can advise you on the next steps and help you make the right decision for your child's oral health.

Contact Us to Schedule an Emergency Dental Appointment

If you or your child are experiencing a dental emergency in the areas of Middletown, Holmdel, New Monmouth, Belford, Leonardo, Keyport, Union Beach, or beyond, call our office at (732) 495-4444. We will make every effort to see you as soon as possible. 

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