Advanced search

Visit the dentist or wait and see

(5 Posts)
Difficultcustomer Thu 31-Oct-19 13:13:05

I fell down this morning so about 5 hrs ago, just bruises and a cut lip (inside lip so maybe bit it). One front tooth is painful. It doesn’t seem lose. Do you think I need to see the dentist or wait and see? (Google search seemed to just give what to do if it is lose).

OP’s posts: |
Difficultcustomer Thu 31-Oct-19 16:11:22


OP’s posts: |
Judystilldreamsofhorses Thu 31-Oct-19 21:28:13

I would ring the dentist in the morning and explain what happened, then go by their advice in terms of making an appointment or waiting. Hope you are okay!

Difficultcustomer Fri 01-Nov-19 07:01:05

Thanks - stiff but fine. I could make falling my specialist subject.

OP’s posts: |
Daffodil2018 Fri 01-Nov-19 09:11:49

I'd go. I had a fall when I was pregnant (fainted) and I'd actually killed the nerve in my front tooth. I only realised a week or so later when the tooth turned pink because of the blood. I wish I'd just gone to the dentist immediately as they might have been able to do something to avoid root canal.

Join the discussion

Registering is free, quick, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Get started »