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A Sudbury MA Dentist On Dental Emergency Travel Tips

Posted by Janice Spada, D.M.D. on Tue, Jun 25, 2013 @ 12:54 PM

sudbury ma dentist on dental care traveling tipsSalt

There’s nothing like a toothache to ruin a vacation. Small packets of salt are easily packed or found at a restaurant. Rinse with warm salt water to dislodge packed food or to reduce swelling. If the problem persists contact a Dentist.

Temporary filling material

You never know when or where you might lose a filling, and having temporary filling material on hand will not only relieve discomfort, but will also keep food away from the now-exposed cavity. Temporary filling material is sold over the counter and is available at most local drugstores. But even if you use a filling material, it’s still critical to get to a dentist as soon as possible.

Orthodontic Wax

Orthodontic wax is helpful for dislodged or loose brackets. You can also use wax for a chipped tooth. Contact a dentist as soon as possible.

Contact Info

Take your Dentists contact information is case you have a problem. Your Dentist can be a good resource in assisting you locate another Dental professional located in another state.

Floss

Don’t forget your floss. You should floss daily since food and bacteria lodge between your teeth.

Topics: Dentist Sudbury MA, Dental Emergencies

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