5 Tips For Avoiding A Dental Emergency When You Are On Holiday

When you are about to go on holiday there is a long list of things you need to check including your passport being up to date, and your dollars exchanged for the local currency, but how many of you would add having a check-up at dentalosogentle.com.au to your checklist? Your dentists might not be at the forefront of your mind before going on holiday, but if you want to avoid a dental emergency whilst you are away, then they should be.

A dental emergency can happen unexpectedly, and at any time (that is why they are called emergencies), and unless you want it to spoil your holiday, everything you can do before you travel, to either avoid it or to mitigate its effect, should be done. If you are unsure what needs to be done or how you can help avoid dental emergencies whilst travelling on holiday, here are 5 tips you should follow.

#1 Make An Appointment For A Check-Up With Your Dentist

This is undoubtedly one of the best ways to avoid a dental emergency whilst on holiday. Whilst your dentist cannot stop you banging your jaw on an open door, or breaking a tooth as you bite into a hard piece of food, they can spot other potential issues. If they see a cavity, they can fill it, if there is a loose filling, they can repair it. Prevention is better than the cure, and that is certainly true here, so make that check-up appointment before you travel.

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