Garden State Dental of Toms River
1200 Hooper Avenue, Toms River, NJ 08753

Emergency Dental Care in Toms River, NJ

Dental emergencies happen all the time and they can be very stressful, but incidents such as chipped tooth or bitten tongue usually look much worse than they actually are. There are certain measures you can take in these cases to prevent further damage and high restoration costs. Our dental experts will know best how to proceed in these unfortunate situations, so apply cold compresses on the affected area and call our office as soon as possible!

Temporary or permanent crown comes off

Cases of displaced crowns, whether permanent or temporary, are nothing unusual. If this happens, simply put the crown back on the tooth or bring it with you to your dental appointment.

Knocked Out or Fractured Tooth

With most dental emergencies, you can take your own immediate action to prevent further damage before you can get to the emergency office. However, contact our office in each case as soon as possible to restore your dental health in the most effective way.

Broken tooth

Broken teeth are not as unusual as one might think. If this occurs, apply a cold compress, use pain medication if necessary, and find an emergency office immediately. The dentist will smooth the affected tooth or otherwise repair it, depending on how damaged the affected area is.

Loosened primary tooth

Primary teeth can be loosened as a result of a new permanent tooth emerging or an injury. If this happens, first try to have your child bite into a piece of caramel or apple – separating a primary tooth from the gum is easier than you might think. If this doesn’t work, make an appointment with our office to get professional help.

Displaced tooth

Knocked out teeth are typically the result of a trauma or injury. Don’t panic, rinse your mouth with warm water to clear it from blood and debris, and put the tooth back into its socket. If this is not possible, immerse the tooth into a container with warm milk, saline or your own saliva and bring it to the emergency office. Remember to hold the tooth by the crown to avoid root damage. If you are in pain and there’s swelling, use Ibuprofen and a cold compress.

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Patient Reviews
Great staff! Love it here!
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My experience was great and staff was wonderful
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I’m so glad we switched to garden state dental! Love the smaller office feel and the entire staff is friendly and welcoming. We just brought my 3 year old daughter to her first appointment and it […]
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Everyone from the front desk to the dental hygienist to the dentist were very informative and professional. I am very glad I chose Garden StateDental as my dentist.
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Everyone in the office is always courteous and kind and always greet you with a smile the doctors and the staff are very nice and caring always makes you feel comfortable
Kathleen S.
Dr. Aiello did my orthodontic treatment and I had a wonderful experience with the doctor and the staff!
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The doctors and staff at Garden State Dental in Toms River are amazing! Highly recommend them! I was experiencing pain on a Wednesday morning and they fit me in as a new patient the next day at 4pm. […]
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Both myself and my children have had great experiences at Garden State Dental. I had braces as a teenager and did not wear my retainers so my teeth had shifted and were crooked. As an adult I was […]
Kelly A.
Got a cleaning from the hygienist Cassandra and she was amazing! Everyone is really welcoming
Hector R.
The office is well located, clean, and the staff is very friendly!
David B.
Absolutely LOVE this office! Everyone is very friendly but still professional-and what would we do without Kathy and Dr. Aiello?
Dawn D.
I highly recommend Garden State Dental. They go above and beyond to make your experience as comfortable as possible and they are wonderful with my children, especially my disabled son.
Jill Z.
Cassandra is very friendly and easy to talk with, she is a professional on all levels. Overall great experience.
Richard P.
We have been patients here for years and they are hand down the best. great practice!
Lee S.
Great place, great people
James D.
Staff so friendly. Dr Mike understands my anxiety and fear. He treats me like I’m his only patient. Makes sure I feel comfortable. And painless procedures. Would recommend to all. Best dental […]
Eileen B.
Great work and fantastic Staff, Dr Aiello and his assistants really make you feel comfortable. Extremely professional and I felt no pain.
Paul L.
I am a new client to Garden State Dental due to insurance change and I am so happy I made the switch! All the staff is friendly and inviting to the office. My hygienist Cassie in particular was the […]
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Amazing staff, wonderful doctors and also great with my kids!
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Office Hours
Mon. – 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri. – 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Alternating Fridays

Phone: (732) 276-4136
Fax: (732) 240-3152
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  • Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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