We are not dentists and cannot deal with problems in that area. We know it is difficult to get registered with an NHS Dentist. Please ring the Dental Helpline on 0845 050 8345.
If you have a regular NHS dentist and need urgent treatment, contact your dentist for advice.
If you do not have a regular NHS dentist, you can contact NHS Advice Team on 111.
They can give you details of out-of-hours dental services in your area. You could also see if there are any urgent care services near you that provide emergency dental treatment.
Out-of-hours dental care
Dental practices are normally open during the daytime and sometimes at weekends. If you have a problem outside these hours, you may need to be seen urgently.
If you’re in pain, you can first try helping yourself by taking painkillers. If you feel the problem can wait until normal practice hours, you can call NHS Advice Team on 111 if available in your area) for self care advice.
Emergency dental care
If your problem is more urgent, you can access out-of-hours dental services in your area by calling:
Go to the accident and emergency (A&E) department of your local hospital if you:
NHS out-of-hours or emergency dental care
NHS dental care is always available in an emergency if it is clinically necessary, whether or not you have a regular dentist.
111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals.
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