Emergency Dentist Claremont

Smile Design Studio offers comprehensive emergency dental services in Claremont.

When unexpected dental pain or accidents interrupt your life, Smile Design Studio is here to provide the care and relief you need without delay. We’re more than just a clinic, we’re your neighbors; dedicated to supporting the community with heartfelt, professional emergency dental care.

Dr. Vicky Ho, leading our team with both professional expertise and personal compassion, knows firsthand the importance of a reassuring smile during a time of distress. At Smile Design Studio, we believe that everyone deserves to have their dental emergencies addressed with immediacy and comfort.

We understand that prompt response to dental emergencies can make all the difference in preserving your oral health and overall well-being. Whether it’s a sudden toothache, an accident that has affected your teeth, or any other urgent dental concern, we’re prepared to provide the care you need when you need it most.

Welcome to our practice, where your dental health is our priority and your peace of mind is our commitment.

What Constitutes a Dental Emergency?

Smile Design Studio provides a full range of emergency dental services in Claremont, delivering prompt and efficient treatment for unforeseen dental problems.

A dental emergency is any situation that requires immediate attention to relieve severe pain, stop ongoing tissue bleeding, or save a tooth. These critical conditions cannot wait for an appointment next week – they need swift action.

Common Dental Emergencies Treated

At Smile Design Studio, we frequently encounter and expertly manage a range of dental emergencies including:

  • Severe Toothaches: Unbearable pain that disrupts daily activities and sleep.
  • Chipped or Broken Teeth: Accidents that result in fractured or broken teeth.
  • Knocked-Out Teeth: Immediate care is crucial to save the tooth.
  • Lost Fillings or Crowns: Leaving the underlying tooth exposed and sensitive.
  • Dental Abscesses: Infections at the tooth’s root or between the gum and a tooth.
  • Injuries to Soft Tissue: Cuts or lacerations to the gums, tongue, or cheek lining.
  • Impacted Wisdom Teeth: Pain and swelling caused by wisdom teeth that do not have enough room to emerge or develop normally.

Our team is adept at swiftly diagnosing these conditions and implementing the necessary treatments, such as pain management, antibiotics, temporary restorations, or more advanced procedures like root canals or tooth extractions.

Signs and Symptoms of a Dental Emergency

In Claremont, Smile Design Studio is dedicated to offering extensive emergency dental care, ensuring rapid and effective responses to sudden dental concerns.

Recognizing the signs of a dental emergency can be the difference between saving and losing a tooth. Be alert for symptoms such as:

  • Pain: Sharp, persistent toothache that suggests serious decay or infection.
  • Swelling: A clear sign of infection that may spread if untreated.
  • Bleeding: Uncontrolled bleeding indicates potential injury or disease.
  • Trauma: Accidents that cause loosening or displacement of teeth.

When to Seek Immediate Dental Attention

Don’t wait if you experience any of the following:

  • Painful Swelling: Could signal an abscess or serious infection.
  • Numbness: A sign of potentially severe infection or nerve damage.
  • Impact Injury: Any trauma to the mouth that alters tooth position or function.

When to See an Emergency Dentist

Claremont’s Smile Design Studio ensures that any sudden dental emergencies are addressed with quick, comprehensive, and proficient advisement and care.

Certain scenarios necessitate immediate dental attention to avoid long-term complications. These include:

  • Injury to Teeth or Jaw: To prevent further damage or misalignment.
  • Severe Pain: That over-the-counter medications cannot alleviate.
  • Swollen Cheeks or Jaw: Especially if accompanied by a fever, which can indicate infection.
  • Bleeding Gums: Persistent or excessive bleeding could be a sign of advanced periodontal disease.

Understanding the urgency of these conditions and seeking prompt care is critical. At Smile Design Studio, we are here to act swiftly and effectively, ensuring your dental health is restored and your comfort regained.

What to Expect at an Emergency Dentist Appointment

When you visit Smile Design Studio for an emergency dental appointment, our priority is to make you comfortable and address your immediate needs with a gentle, patient-centered approach. Here’s what you can anticipate:

  1. Urgent Assessment: Dr. Vicky Ho and her team will promptly evaluate your condition with the help of state-of-the-art diagnostic tools to understand the source of your discomfort.
  2. Immediate Relief: The first step is to alleviate your pain. Whether it requires medication, temporary restorations, or starting definitive treatment, we’re equipped to reduce or eliminate pain as quickly as possible.
  3. Treatment Plan: We’ll explain the situation, your options for treatment, and our recommendations. We believe in transparency, so you’ll have all the information you need to make an informed decision.
  4. Compassionate Care: Throughout your visit, our team will ensure you feel heard, respected, and taken care of. We’re here to support you, not just your teeth.

Finding an Emergency Dentist in Claremont

Smile Design Studio is conveniently located for Claremont residents, ensuring that expert dental care is always within reach. In an emergency, time is of the essence, and our clinic is committed to being accessible when you need us the most.

  • Immediate Contact: For swift assistance, we’ve streamlined our contact process—just a call or a click away, we’re here to respond promptly.
  • Easy Access: Our clinic’s procedures are designed for rapid response to get you into the treatment chair as soon as possible.

Costs and Payment Options for Emergency Dental Care

We believe that financial concerns should never stand in the way of urgent dental care. Smile Design Studio offers:

  • Transparent Pricing: Before any treatment, we’ll provide a clear breakdown of costs, so there are no surprises.
  • Multiple Payment Options: From insurance claims assistance to flexible payment plans, we aim to accommodate your financial situation.
  • Insurance Coordination: Our knowledgeable staff can help you understand and maximize your dental insurance benefits for emergency procedures.

At Smile Design Studio, we’re not just treating dental emergencies; we’re looking after Claremont’s smiles with a compassionate touch and unwavering professional care.

Tips for Dealing with a Dental Emergency

In the face of a dental emergency, the right actions can significantly impact your recovery. Our dental clinic offers some immediate measures you can take:

  • For Toothaches: Rinse your mouth with warm water to cleanse it. Gently use dental floss to remove any lodged food.
  • With a Broken Tooth: Keep the pieces safe, rinse your mouth and the fragments with warm water, and apply a cold compress to the area to reduce swelling.
  • If a Tooth is Knocked Out: Hold the tooth by the crown, rinse the root if dirty, and attempt to reinsert it into the socket. If that’s not possible, keep the tooth moist in milk or saliva.
  • For Lost Crowns or Fillings: If possible, slip the crown back over the tooth using dental cement, denture adhesive, or toothpaste. For fillings, temporarily place a piece of sugar-free gum into the cavity.

These steps can help alleviate pain and prevent further damage while you await professional care.

Risks and Benefits of Emergency Dental Treatments

Emergency dental treatments are performed to alleviate pain, address immediate health concerns, and prevent long-term complications. While there are risks associated with any medical procedure, the benefits of addressing dental emergencies promptly far outweigh them. Our dental practice is equipped with the latest technology and our team is extensively trained to minimize risks, ensuring a high success rate and safety for all treatments.

Aftercare Instructions for Emergency Dental Treatments

Proper aftercare is vital for recovery. Following treatment, we’ll provide you with detailed instructions tailored to your specific needs, which may include:

  • Medication Guidelines: To manage discomfort and prevent infection.
  • Dietary Recommendations: To protect your teeth and gums as they heal.
  • Oral Hygiene Practices: To keep the affected area clean and aid in the healing process.

Additionally, Smile Design Studio offers follow-up care and support to monitor your recovery and ensure the success of your treatment. Remember, we are your partners in dental health, every step of the way.

Office Information and Patient Resources

Smile Design Studio is centrally located in Mosman Park, making it easily accessible for all Claremont residents. We strive to accommodate your schedule by offering flexible office hours, designed to cater to both routine visits and unexpected emergencies.

Office Hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed


  • Stirling Highway, Mosman Park 6012 WA

Contact Information:

At Smile Design Studio, we pride ourselves on our cultural competence and inclusivity. Our staff speaks a variety of languages and we’re committed to ensuring clear communication and comfort for all patients, regardless of cultural background.

Patient Reviews and Testimonials

Our patients’ smiles and stories speak volumes about the care we provide. Here’s what some of them have to say:

  • “Dr. Vicky Ho and her team transformed my smile and my confidence. I cannot thank them enough for the compassionate care I received!” – Amelia Taylor
  • “The atmosphere at Smile Design Studio is so warm and welcoming. It made my emergency visit much less stressful.” – Henry Walker
  • “I was in severe pain and they took me in immediately. It’s clear that this clinic prioritizes patient well-being above all else.” – Isla Ryan

We invite you to read more reviews and share your own experiences. And to those considering joining our Smile Design Studio family, we look forward to providing you with exceptional dental care in a supportive and caring environment.

FAQs on Emergency Dental Care

We know that when it comes to dental emergencies, clarity is comforting. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions that may help ease your concerns:

Q: How quickly can I be seen in a dental emergency? A: We prioritize emergency cases and strive to see you as soon as possible. For immediate assistance, please call our emergency line.

Q: What should I do if I have a dental emergency outside of regular office hours? A: Smile Design Studio provides emergency dental care. Call us immediately, and we’ll guide you on the next steps.

Q: Can dental emergencies be prevented? A: While not all dental emergencies can be predicted, regular check-ups and maintaining good oral hygiene can significantly reduce the risk.

Q: Will my insurance cover emergency dental procedures? A: Most dental insurances cover emergency care, but we’ll help you understand your benefits and provide options to ensure you get the treatment you need.

Don’t Hesitate!

Don’t let dental pain wait. If you’re experiencing a dental emergency, contact Smile Design Studio right away. Use our online form for non-urgent communications or call our emergency number for immediate assistance.

All About Claremont, WA: Celebrating a Heritage of Community and Wellness

Smile Design Studio is at the forefront of delivering premier emergency dental services in Claremont, Western Australia. Nestled in a suburb renowned for its rich history and vibrant culture, we are committed to ensuring that our community enjoys not only the local charm but also the highest standard of dental care in times of need.

Neighborhoods Served:

  • Claremont Quarter
  • Swanbourne
  • Mt Claremont
  • Lake Claremont vicinity
  • Claremont Showground area

Points of Interest:

  • Claremont Lake and Golf Course
  • Freshwater Bay along the Swan River
  • Claremont Showground
  • Claremont Quarter Shopping Centre
  • The University of Western Australia (nearby)


  • Lake Claremont Park
  • Mrs Herbert’s Park along the Swan River
  • Claremont Park
  • College Park
  • Mabel Talbot Park


  • The University of Western Australia – 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009 (Just adjacent to Claremont)
  • Taylors College – 1/21 Stirling Hwy, Claremont WA 6010


  • Perth Airport (PER) – 2 George Wiencke Dr, Perth WA 6105 (Main airport serving Claremont and the greater Perth area)

Major Highways and Roads:

  • Stirling Highway (connects Claremont to Perth CBD and Fremantle)
  • Ashton Avenue and Gugeri Street (major roads within Claremont)

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