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Dental Emergency in Hull

Dental pain can be worrying and stressful, and we’re here to help put your mind at ease.

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Dental emergencies can happen at any time and can range from a toothache to a broken tooth. They can be caused by injury, infection or decay. We understand that dental emergencies can be stressful and painful, and we are here to help.

Our highly trained and experienced team of dentists are available to provide prompt and efficient emergency dental care. We will make every effort to see you as soon as possible, often on the same day you call. We understand the importance of getting you out of pain and stabilizing your condition as soon as possible.

Common problems for dental emergencies


Toothaches generally don’t go away on their own. We recommend taking over-the-counter painkillers such as Paracetamol or Ibuprofen to reduce the pain. Applying a cold compress or rinsing your mouth with salt water can also help.


An abscess is a serious infection in the root of your tooth and causes pain and swelling on the infected side. You may require a root canal treatment to clean the infected area. If left untreated, a tooth may be lost or the infection can spread. Dental abscesses are severe and require immediate attention. If we are closed, call 111 or go to an out-of-hours dentist.

Chipped or broken tooth

 A broken or chipped tooth can be sharp and it’s imperative to avoid touching it with your tongue and contact us as soon as possible to receive care.

 Dislodged or extruded tooth

Any type of fall or trauma to the face can dislodge your tooth and dental care is essential immediately. Maintain the pain with over-the-counter medication and call our emergency dental line for immediate attention.

Knocked-out tooth

Any accident or fall can cause you to lose a tooth. In this instance, you need to protect the socket. Do this by locating the tooth and reinforcing it, gently not forcefully. However, if the tooth isn’t clean or you can’t reinsert, store the tooth in milk or a pot of your saliva and take it to the surgery. If a dentist sees you within an hour, we may be able to reattach your tooth.

Lost filling

A lost filling can expose unprotected parts of your tooth. If you’ve lost a filling, keep the area clean and avoid eating anything which can get trapped in the gap.

Lost crown

 A similar process to a filling; ensure to keep it clean and use sensitive toothpaste to help.

If you are experiencing a dental emergency, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our team will provide you with the necessary care and advice to alleviate your pain and discomfort.

At Spring Dental Surgery in Hull, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care and customer service. We understand the importance of addressing dental emergencies promptly, and we are here to help you in any way we can.

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Based on 128 reviews
Jackie McAndrew
Jackie McAndrew
19 February 2024
Nidhi has restored my faith in dentists again. I used to be scared to death of dentists for various reasons but since coming to the practice a couple of years ago and explaining my fears, I can honestly say I don’t feel nervous anymore and I am happy to have any treatments because I know she will be very thorough, caring and will take very good care of me. The nurses and reception staff are also very professional and helpful!
Anda Cosug
Anda Cosug
30 January 2024
I was afraid to go to the dentist before because I don't like needles and I don't like pain but here they are professionals and I had no pain . Dr. Serban is so good, experienced and professionally .I highly recommend the Spring Dental Practice 👏👏🦷🦷🦷
Stephanie Smith
Stephanie Smith
25 January 2024
I was a very nervous about going to a dentist all I can say is they was FANTASTIC i came out smiling which I did not at my other dentist i will definitely be going back to them if like me you are nervous don't worry when you have been you will feel great again about dentist's thank you to all you are doing a great job thank again. Stephanie
Leanne Ellis
Leanne Ellis
13 January 2024
Basically my toothache started on new years eve. I thought it would be gone so put up with the pain. It took me a week before i started to take pain killers. By the following monday i got in touch with the dentist practice through email and rung them up to register and by the tuesday i had enough of the pain and could not cope with it. Got an emergency appointment for that afternoon, ended on antibiotics and ended up booking for the tooth to be take out the following monday. But by the friday i ended up emailing them for an earlier appointment for the saturday which was met. I just want to say the staff that dealt with me put me at ease even though i was in tears during the procedure. They put you at ease by telling what they are doing during the procedure and after the procedure. Especailly katy and think it was courtney ( i think that was her name) and bobby being gentle as the best as he could.
Emma Jones
Emma Jones
12 December 2023
Had a emergency appointment today . dentist was really nice made me feel at ease.staff were great two.thankyou definitely be coming back.😁
Tim Redgrave
Tim Redgrave
9 December 2023
Pain free, quick and very professional. Definitely recommend
Jada S
Jada S
9 December 2023
Katy was amazing at the desk, really friendly and down to earth, she made the start of the experience of what can be something scary alot nicer. For my operation i saw Hassan and he was very informative and quick with the procedure, so a thank you to him and the dental nurse Daniel for seeing me today!
Stephen Jefferson
Stephen Jefferson
9 December 2023
Hassan is a brilliant dentist and all the team at spring head dentist are amazing I would highly recommend this dentist and Hassan to take your teeth out
Sam Thompson
Sam Thompson
9 December 2023
I had not had a tooth out before and was very nervous. Hassan put me at rest and is a great dentist. Thanks for everything.

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Who choose us -

We offer a wide range of dental treatments to meet the needs of our patients. Here are just a few reasons why you should choose us for your dental treatment:

  1. Experienced team of dentists: Our team of dentists are highly trained and experienced in all aspects of dentistry. They use the latest technology and techniques to ensure that your treatment is as comfortable and successful as possible.

  2. Customised treatment plan: We understand that every patient is unique, and we take the time to thoroughly evaluate each case to determine the best course of treatment for your individual needs.

  3. State-of-the-art technology: We use the latest technology and equipment in our practice to ensure that your treatment is as precise and effective as possible.

  4. Comprehensive care: We offer a wide range of dental treatments, including preventative care, cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry and orthodontic treatment. This allows us to provide comprehensive care for all of our patients.

  5. High-quality materials: We only use the highest quality materials for all of our dental treatments, ensuring that they are durable and long-lasting.

  6. Comprehensive aftercare: We will provide you with detailed instructions on how to care for your teeth after the treatment. Our team of dentists will also be available to answer any questions you may have, and to monitor the healing process.

  7. Affordable pricing: We strive to make dental treatment affordable and accessible to everyone. We work with many dental insurance plans and offer financing options to help make treatment more affordable.