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1. What kind of treatment does SOS provides?
SOS(Emergency Dental Service) provides professional emergency dental treatment within 24 hours
 
2. What should I do if I lost a tooth by accident?
Whether you have the tooth or not at the time it fell off from the socket, you have to call for SOS immediately. If you have the tooth with you when it fell off, place the tooth in a glass of milk or a glass of salty water or put back the tooth on its socket and immediately go to the SOS clinic
 
3. What kind of information should I provide to the Nurse when I arrive at the clinic?
Name, HKID, Age, Contact Details, Chief complaint (reasons for emergency) and Medical history
 
4. What can I do after a tooth extracted?
Please follow the post-operative instructions provided on the leaflet given after extractions.
 
5. What do I do after my first visit?
Follow the instructions of the dentist and be punctual on the designated appointment for your second visit or follow up visit.
 
6. What should I do if I lost an implant/ the implant is loose?
Call for SOS immediately. Do not do anything, please bring the implant to the dentist if you have it.
 
7. What can I do if I suffer from serious toothache?
Take pain reliever and immediately call the SOS hotline.
 
8. What do I tell my family dentist?
The SOS will write a detail report of what they have done for you to bring to your family dentist.
 
9. In cases of swelling, what should I do?
Usually, a swelling occurs because of an infection. There might be a slight infection in your teeth or gum tissue, or there might even be large amount of abscess that has to be drained. An infected swelling would usually feel quite tender and warm to the touch. You have to call immediately so you could be accurately diagnosed. After checking your teeth thoroughly, an appropriate treatment would be prescribed, as well as antibiotics.
 
10. What should I do if I got bleeding after dental treatment?
This involves continuous bleeding from the extraction site which begins hours or day post operatively?. The causes may include failure by the patient to follow the post operative instructions, poor surgical techniques including injury to soft or hard tissues & haemorrhagic diasthesis (unknown clothing disorder & antiavasculation, abuse of analgesics, high blood pressure or excessive physical exercise by the patient. Your have to call immediately so that helps can be given right away.