Christmas/New Years 

Our office will be closed from Monday December 20th, 2021 through January 3rd, 2022.  We will be back in the office on Tuesday, January 4th at 8AM. 

We have provided some advice for patients experiencing common troubles below.  Should you experience an orthodontic emergency please contact us via email (info@HSGdental.ca) or Facebook Messenger and we will be in touch.


If you are unable to reach us we suggest you contact your family dentist. If you are unable to reach us or your family dentist you may contact the Ottawa Dental Society's emergency service at 613-523-4185.

 

Orthodontic emergencies

 

Common issues involve:

  • Broken brackets

  • Long poking wires

  • Loose appliances (ex: Herbst, Expander, etc)

  • Broken retainer wire behind teeth

For tips on how to deal with these emergencies, read more here.

 


Emergencies while we're closed:

Should you have an orthodontic emergency while we are closed and you feel it needs to be seen immediately we advise you contact your family dentist.  Alternatively you can contact the Ottawa Dental Society's emergency service at 613-523-4185.

Prosthodontic / Implant emergencies

If you are experiencing a life threatening emergency, please call 911.  The Ottawa Hospital has an extensive network of medical and dental experts who will be able to help.  The team will contact Dr. Hickman who can provide care on an as needed basis.

 

Following Surgical or Advanced Procedure:

Following all treatment we provide patients with all the necessary information relating to post-operative care relating to their procedure.  If you are having issues you should start there as it provides detailed instructions for the most common types of issues that can come up.  It also includes phone information to reach Dr. Sam Hickman directly in case of emergency. 

Emergencies may include:

  • Lost or broken tooth

  • Fractured provisional crowns

  • Discomfort from removable prostheses

For tips on how to deal with these emergencies, read more here.

Emergencies while we're closed:

Should you have an emergency while we are closed and you feel it needs to be seen immediately we advise you contact your family dentist.  Alternatively you can contact the Ottawa Dental Society's emergency service at 613-523-4185.. 

Visitors to Ottawa:
Welcome to Ottawa! It is unfortunate that prosthodontic issues can come up while on holidays, but they do.  Be it a loose implant component, a chipped tooth, or a broken denture, we are here to help. In most cases we provide palliative care to stabilize you enough to get you home to your current provider.  

List of Local Endodontist (root canal specialists):

Associated Endodontics

Dr. Lisane Paquette, Dr. Andrew Gaffen, & Dr. Helena Lim

265 Carling Ave., Suite 620

Phone: (613) 238-2463

https://www.rootdocs.ca

Ottawa East Endodontics

Dr. José Line Leduc

1929 Russell Road, Suite 328

Phone: (613) 730-3636

https://www.ottawa-east-endodontics.com/