Lassus Tandartsen: your emergency dentist in Amsterdam
Do you need to see an emergency dentist in Amsterdam? Then come along to Lassus Tandartsen. We have long opening hours during weekdays, evenings and weekends. Our specialists are available to provide you with dental help in the event of you experiencing acute pain or if you need urgent assistance. In order to be treated by an emergency dentist even if you’re not an existing client of ours, the first step is to contact us by telephone in order to make an appointment.
The telephone number for emergency cases during our practice opening hours is 020 47 13 137
Adjusted opening hours during the holidays
December 26 – from 09.00 to 16.00
It is not easy to be certain when dental treatment is urgent. The most important thing to remember is that you are the one who must determine whether you need urgent treatment. If you have doubts about the urgency of your problem, contact us over the phone and we will help you to assess how severe the complaint is and whether immediate treatment is necessary.
See below an overview of the complaints which qualify for urgent treatment and those which could wait until the next day. Of course, in these cases we will still try to give you an appointment on the same day.
Acute emergencies: make an appointment immediately
In any of the following cases, contact us immediately for an appointment.
- Teeth which have fallen out
- Loose teeth
- Bleeding after a tooth extraction
- A swollen cheek due to an infection (abscess)
Normal emergencies: make an appointment immediately
The following complaints are urgent, so it is important to receive dental assistance as soon as possible. In order to determine how serious they are, discuss your complaints with the assistants over the phone.
- Teeth which have broken off
- Afterpain following a tooth extraction
- Neuralgia (root canal issues)
- Temporomandibular joint pain
These are dental problems for which you might desire urgent treatment, but which are not real emergencies. The complaints listed below can wait until the next day.
- A crown or filling which has fallen out
- A loose implant
- A loose or partially loose splint
- Sharp edges which harm your mouth
What is a Dental emergency?
We’re often asked when something can be classified as a dental emergency. You actually decide in the first instance yourself if something is an emergency or not. If you have any doubts about this, the best thing is to call us so that together with you we can assess the urgency of any treatment that’s required.
Examples of common emergencies are:
- Loose sitting or knocked out teeth due to an accident
- A swollen cheek with serious continuous toothaches
- Bleeding following the extraction from molars or teeth
When can you contact us?
With broken teeth, fillings that have fallen out and/or crowns, then contact Lassus Tandartsen for an emergency appointment.
Do I have to be a client of Lassus for emergency help?
In order to be treated for acute dental emergencies, it’s not necessary to be a registered client of Lassus Tandartsen. In the event that you’re not a client of ours, you will need to bring the following information to the emergency dentist.
- A valid identity card or passport
- health insurance card
The costs of emergency dental help at Lassus Tandartsen are the same as for normal treatment. Emergency help will be reimbursed in the same way by your health insurance provider as for normal dental treatment. Please be aware that if you’re not a client of Lassus Tandartsen that you’ll have to pay the costs of treatment at the clinic and claim them back from your health insurance provider. View the Dental Rates for 2022 here.