In case of emergency

If you are visiting in Lille or Hardelot and facing a dental emergency, contact us immediately on (local number) 0320 545 929 / 0321 10 88 78 or (from a mobile phone) +33 320 545 929 / +33 321 10 88 78

An emergency rota is organised by the Conseil Départemental des Chirurgiens-Dentistes (Dentists Regional Association). To Know the Dentist emergency in Lille aera (59000) please call control service 03 20 33 20 33. A dental emergency is usually caused by a blow to the teeth, a bad fall or an accident. It can also occur when someone has neglected to seek treatment for a tooth with severe caries, which ends up breaking. Dental emergencies most commonly occur in children between the ages of two and ten, but may sometimes involve teenagers and adults. Here is how you can relieve the pain and lessen the severity of a dental injury before you get to a dentist.

Knocked-out tooth

  • Locate the tooth.
  • If the tooth is dirty, rinse it under running water. Do not scrub.
  • Put the tooth in a glass of cold water or milk, or keep it in the mouth.
  • Contact us immediately
  • If we are not available, contact the closest hospital or dial 15 for the Emergency Merdical Care Services (SAMU 
  • Service d’Aide Medicale d’Urgence)
  • The fastest the tooth is put back in place, the better the healing will be. Act as promptly as possible

Broken tooth

  • Gently clean the affected area with lukewarm water.
  • Apply an ice pack to the affected area.
  • Contact us immediately

Bitten tongue or lip

  • Using a clean cloth, apply direct pressure to the wound to stop the bleeding.
  • If there is swelling, apply cold compresses to the wound.
  • If bleeding persists, contact us

Swelling or gum abscess

  • Rinse the mouth with lukewarm salt water four times a day.
  • Take an analgesic.
  • Apply lukewarm compresses to the face.
  • Contact us as soon as possible.

Particle lodged between the teeth

  • Try to remove the particle with dental floss. Do not use a pointed or sharp instrument.
  • If the particle cannot be dislodged, contact us.

Injury from an orthodontic appliance

If an orthodontic appliance or component (e.g. a wire) is causing injury to the soft tissues of the mouth, place a piece of wax on the part that is causing the irritation. Contact us if required.