Urgent Dental Care




If you need dental treatment in an emergency or out of hours, call a dentist.

  • Some dental surgeries offer appointments at short notice
  • If you cannot contact your dentist or you do not have one, use the NHS 111 online service.
  • Dentists are open for urgent and routine treatments and you can contact your dentist by phone or email.
  • Changes have been made to keep you and the dental care team safe.

Find an NHS dentist and how much treatment costs.

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When to go to hospital

Only go to A&E in serious circumstances, such as:

  • severe pain
  • heavy bleeding injuries to the face, mouth, or teeth
  • injuries to the face, mouth, or teeth
  • If you're not sure whether you should go to A&E, contact NHS 111, who will be able to advise you.

Find out when to dial 999.


Further information