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Dental health is essential for our quality of life, but sometimes emergency situations can arise that require immediate attention. In these cases, it's important to know what emergency dental treatments are available and how they are carried out. In this blog, we'll discuss two of the most common emergency dental treatments: tooth extraction and filling a broken tooth.

Tooth extraction

Tooth extraction is the process of removing a tooth from the mouth. It's often done when a tooth is damaged or infected and can't be saved through other treatments. Tooth extraction may also be necessary in cases of space problems in the mouth, such as an impacted tooth or wisdom tooth causing issues.

Before tooth extraction, the dentist will perform a complete dental examination to determine if extraction is the best option. If proceeding with extraction is decided, local anesthesia will be administered to reduce pain during the procedure. The dentist will then use special techniques to extract the tooth safely.

After tooth extraction, it's important to follow the dentist's postoperative care instructions to reduce the risk of infection and promote healing. This may include using ice to reduce swelling, avoiding smoking and hot foods and drinks, and following a soft diet for a few days.

Dental filling

A broken tooth can be caused by a blow or a cavity and can cause pain and sensitivity. Fortunately, a broken tooth can be repaired through a dental filling.

Dental filling is a procedure in which the dentist cleans the affected area and then fills the tooth with filling material. The most common filling materials are dental amalgam and composite. Dental amalgam is a mixture of metals and composite is a mixture of resin and glass.


The Global Dent Dental Clinic located in Villeray, Hochelaga, and Ste-Julie is the perfect place to receive quality care for your teeth and smile. We offer a wide range of dental services, including preventive and cleaning treatments, bite correction, and dental whitening. We also offer emergency services to help alleviate pain and protect your dental health.

Our team of highly qualified dentists is dedicated to providing you with high-quality treatment and helping you maintain a healthy and radiant smile. Among our services, we have dental restoration, dental aesthetics, dental prosthetics, periodontics, dental implants, orthodontics, endodontics, professional cleaning, and emergency services.

At the Global Dent dental center, we are committed to serving all people living in Montreal and Rive-Sud. If you need an appointment or have a dental emergency, do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you. We hope to see you soon at the Global Dent Dental Clinic!


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