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Giving You A Smile for Life Celebrating 20 Years of Dental Care

Emergency Dentist in Hamden

Ready to Meet Your Dental Needs When Disaster Strikes

At Forrester Dental, we do everything we can to provide fast and effective dental services to patients experiencing dental emergencies. We have time built into our daily schedule so that we can shift and accommodate unforeseen circumstances. If you believe that you may be experiencing a dental emergency, we ask you to explain your situation and current condition so that we can fit you in immediately, if that’s what is best for you.

Contact an emergency dentist in Hamden for help at (203) 295-3434.

How to Respond to an Emergency

It is important to know how to react when an oral emergency occurs since the first few minutes following the injury can determine whether or not the tooth can be saved.

Staying levelheaded and acting quickly can:

  • Allow knocked out teeth to be reinserted – Rinse the tooth in milk or saliva and gently insert it back into its socket for the drive to an emergency dentist in Hamden.
  • Enable teeth that have been chipped or cracked to be restored – Rinse mouth with warm water and use an ice pack to reduce swelling. Then, head to the dentist as soon as possible.
  • Relieve pain in patients suffering from intense toothaches – Clean mouth with warm water and use an ice pack to reduce swelling. If pain persists, visit the dentist as soon as possible.
  • Limit damage from abscesses – These painful infections can form between the teeth and the gums, or on the roots of a tooth, and can spread infection and damage tissue if left untreated. Rinse with salt water to help with the pain and make sure to get to the dentist as soon as possible.
  • Help your bitten lip, tongue, or cheek heal properly – Clean the wound with warm salt water and apply pressure to limit the bleeding. It is essential you head straight to the dentist, especially if bleeding persists after 15 minutes.

Giving Our Patients Peace of Mind

Dental emergencies don’t only happen during business hours. Whether it’s early morning or the middle of the night, a knocked out tooth or an agonizing toothache, knowing what to do immediately following oral trauma can help to avoid permanent consequences. In addition to knowing how to preserve a damaged tooth, it is important to know that you always have a trusted and experienced Hamden emergency dentist within reach.

We know emergencies happen when you least expect them. Call (203) 295-3434 now!

Our Patients' Are Our Biggest Priority

See What They Have to Say about Forrester Dental
  • “Dr. Forrester and his staff because I enjoy seeing them and know I am getting the best care!”

    Cheri I.

  • “My husband and I look forward to being and recommending Dr. foresters practice to family and friends!”

    Ashlee G.

  • “I would never hesitate to recommend you.”

    Morten E.

  • “Everyone here was pleasant, courteous and professional.”

    John A.

  • “Everyone is warm, caring and ultra professional.”

    Susan O.

  • “Great friendly on time service.”

    Leanne F.

  • “I was honestly amazed at the level of care and skill that I could not find at other dentist offices anywhere.”

    Christopher R.

  • “Dr. Forrester and his staff are truly the best dental team in the business.”

    Susan F.

  • “I trust him with my dental care. Everyone in the office is competent and caring”

    Carol T.

  • “Not only is he professional and the best at what he does, he and his wife treat you with respect and like friends at the same time.”

    Helen L.

  • “I appreciate being reminded about my appointments.”

    BJ H.

  • “I cannot imagine a higher level of customer care, than that which I have received as a patient of Forrester Dental.”

    David M.

  • “A fine visit with seeming a total success.”

    Josh G.

  • “He is gentle but solid in his approach to your mouth.”

    Ann D.

  • “Good work, on time appt., fine personality.”

    Josh G.

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  2. Professional Services from an Exceptional Team
  3. Celebrating 20 Years of Dental Care
  4. Providing a Calm & Positive Patient Experience
  5. Up to Date of the Latest Technology in Dentistry
  6. Giving You the Smile of a Lifetime
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