Trafalgar House Dental Practice

Truro’s trusted dental team

Trafalgar House, Malpas Road, Truro, TR1 1QH

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Dental Emergencies

Are you in pain?

What qualifies as a dental emergency?

Fractured tooth

Lost filling


Severe pain

Transparent pricing

Please note! £72 / £92 is for the emergency consultation only. Any further treatment required will be discussed at the appointment.

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FAQs - dental emergencies

What is considered a dental emergency?

A dental emergency typically includes severe pain, bleeding, swelling, trauma to the teeth or jaw, and abscesses or infections that require immediate attention.

How much does an emergency appointment cost for a registered patient?

For registered patients, an emergency appointment costs £72. This fee includes consultation and diagnosis, but any additional treatment or X-rays will be charged separately.

What is the cost of an emergency appointment for an unregistered patient?

Unregistered patients can expect to pay £92 for an emergency appointment. This includes consultation and diagnosis, with separate charges for any further treatment or X-rays needed.

Is payment required upfront for an emergency appointment?

Yes, full payment is taken at the time of making an appointment, both for registered and unregistered patients.

Are X-rays and treatments included in the emergency appointment fee?

No, the emergency appointment fee covers only the consultation and diagnosis. Any required X-rays or treatments will incur additional charges.

What should I do if I have a toothache?

If you have a toothache, it’s important to schedule an emergency appointment as it could be a sign of underlying issues such as decay or infection.

How do I handle a knocked-out tooth?

If you have a knocked-out tooth, try to keep the tooth moist (by placing it in milk or holding it in your mouth next to your cheek) and contact the dental office immediately for an emergency appointment.

What should I do if I have a broken or chipped tooth?

For a broken or chipped tooth, rinse your mouth with warm water and apply a cold compress to your face to reduce swelling. Contact our dental practice as soon as possible for an emergency appointment.

Can I get an emergency appointment if I have swelling or an abscess?

Yes, swelling or an abscess in the mouth is considered a dental emergency. You should seek immediate dental care to prevent the spread of infection.

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