If you truly have a dental emergency that requires a dentist after hours including Sundays in the Northern Rivers, Ballina, Byron Bay or Lismore, Goonellabah areas, then our emergency number is 0473 374 166Sometimes the problem can be diagnosed over the phone.
The emergency will either be classified as
A > Trauma = broken teeth or entire tooth has come out due to an accident. Urgent dental treatment is advised to save these teeth, ideally within the hour. B > Or if the emergency is a toothache or gum swelling, and pain killers are not reducing the pain adequately, the dentist can be called for emergency dental treatment at Bytes Dental Ballina. See To pull my tooth out or not.
There will be an after hours dentist call out fee, payable before treatment commences. Dental fees as per normal are applicable on top of this.
Bytes Dental Ballina and Lismore open Thursday nights until 8pm, and Saturdays.
Phone 02 6681 6680. Bytes of Byron Dental open until 8pm weeknights. 02 6680 8066.
If the phone is not answered for any reason, please contact : Lismore Base Hospital 02 6621 8000. Ballina Hospital 02 6686 2111.
DIY dental emergency advice
Get to a dentist ASAP if you see a pink nerve.
If the adult tooth is out or dislodged, clean it and get it back into position ASAP. See below.
Broken front tooth with minimal pain, and no pink nerve visible Broken front tooth with pain and pink fleshy nerve visible Adult tooth knocked out Baby tooth knocked out Leave the tooth out. Do not try to put it back in. Toothache not related to traumatic collision Fix my pain