Wisdom Tooth Pain

Wisdom tooth pain and discomfort are extremely common among people whose wisdom teeth are beginning to erupt. However, the reasons for the pain can often be far from normal. In many cases, it could require immediate treatment by an emergency dentist.

At Frederick Street Dental Care, we offer Dental Emergency Service available 7 days a week.

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In an emergency immediately call us on 0131 629 1158 or Email us. 

The clinic is ideally located for dental emergency patients in Edinburgh City Centre. We provide appointment based private dental emergency service 7 days a week. You don’t have to be a registered patient in order to receive Emergency Dental Treatment.

What is Impacted Wisdom Tooth?

When the wisdom teeth grow crookedly then they can develop into impacted wisdom teeth, patients can experience a lot of pain and discomfort in the surrounding area and find that their other teeth are also placed in jeopardy. For this reason, individuals are urged to seek treatment from an emergency dentist as soon as wisdom tooth pain begins.

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What is Infected Wisdom Tooth?

Wisdom teeth can become infected when the eruption of the wisdom tooth is blocked by the tooth in front of it or when food and plaque trap between the wisdom tooth and its overlying gum.Sometimes patients feel intense pain and need to seek emergency dental treatment as soon as possible.


When to See a Dentist?

You should make an appointment to see your dentist if your wisdom teeth are causing severe pain. Your dentist will check your teeth and advise you whether they need to be removed. As with any teeth problems, it’s important to see your dentist as soon as possible, rather than waiting for your regular dental check-up. The removal of wisdom teeth, or third molars, is one of the most common surgical procedures carried out in the UK. Your wisdom teeth don’t usually need to be removed if they are impacted but aren’t causing any problems. This is because there is proven benefit of doing this and it carries the risk of complications. Sometimes, wisdom teeth that have become impacted or haven’t fully broken through the surface of the gum can cause dental problems. Food and bacteria can get trapped around the edge of the wisdom teeth, causing a build-up of plaque, which can lead to:

What Should I do if I have a Dental Emergency in Edinburgh?

Initially, call your own regular dentist as they may have emergency slots and /or advice available. You can also call your Local Emergency Dentist. If you are experiencing difficulty getting an appointment, you can always call us on  0131 629 1158  or  Email us  to book an emergency consultation with one of our experienced dentists.

How soon should I be seen?

You should be seen as soon as possible. Our Clinic offers same-day appointments for most conditions during normal business hours and out of hours dentists, so call us on  0131 6291158  or  Email us  to book an appointment.

Can I get an Emergency Dentist appointment in Edinburgh?

Have a dental emergency? Frederick Street Dental Care offers same-day treatments. Whether you are already a patient of ours or you are looking for an emergency dentist, we are here and always welcome you. Call us immediately and we will schedule an emergency appointment for you.

Do you provide weekend Emergency Dental Services in Edinburgh?

Frederick Street Dental Care has increased morning and evening hours of operation to help our patients with general availability and weekend emergency dental care. We are now open 7 days a week. If you are experiencing a dental emergency, call  0131 629 1158  or book an appointment and get the treatment necessary as soon as possible.