Always dial 911 if you have a life-threatening emergency.

In Case of a Dental Emergency Call Our Nassau County, Long Island Office Any Time

For dental emergencies, such as a knocked out tooth, severely lacerated tongue, debilitating toothache, cracked tooth, dental abscess, a need for a tooth extraction or root canal treatment, or any other severe injury to your teeth or gums, call our dental emergency number:

516-DENTIST (336-8478).

During your worst situations, we are here to offer urgent care services to all residents of Nassau County, Long Island. Dentistry on Broadway is on call to help you in a dental emergency. Simply contact our Lynbrook office and follow corresponding instructions below

Instructions for a Dental Emergency

emergency dental carePrevent further trauma or injury by remaining calm and taking measures to optimize treatment success. Using a cold compress can reduce swelling and pain in some cases.


To stop bleeding, apply constant pressure to the site of the bleeding with a clean cloth. While you are preparing to see the doctor, follow these instructions for specific dental emergencies.

How to care for a fractured tooth:

Cleanse the mouth by rinsing with warm water. Gently remove any debris or blood, and hold a cold compress to the patient’s cheek at the site of the fracture to reduce swelling and pain.

How to care for a knocked-out tooth:

Holding the knocked-out tooth by the crown, rinse it gently with cool water to remove any debris. Rinse the mouth with warm water to cleanse it of blood or debris. Try to place the tooth back into the socket. If you are unsuccessful, do not force the tooth. Instead, keep the dislodged tooth in a container of saline, milk, or the patient’s own saliva. Apply a cold compress the site of the injury on the outside of the mouth to reduce swelling. Bring the recovered tooth in the solution with you to see the dentist.