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Dental Emergency 

In the event of a dental emergency, please contact the practice on 01244 311716 as early in the day as possible. This will enable us to see that you are treated at the earliest possible opportunity. In most cases this will be the same day as we have appointments allocated for dental emergencies daily.

Urgent treatment is usually required in the following case:

• toothache or swelling that suggests an infection of a tooth or gum
• severe toothache or facial pain which is not controlled by taking over-the-counter painkillers
• trauma of the face, mouth or teeth after a recent accident or injury
• a permanent tooth being knocked out
• bleeding after tooth extraction that you cannot control
• serious swelling of the mouth or face which is getting worse 

Out of Hours emergencies

Denplan & Exisiting Private Patients - If you are a Denplan patient or existing private patient of the practice and have an urgent dental problem out of normal practice hours, please telephone 07623 600713.  When asked please key in your full telephone number then the # key, followed by number 1. You will be called back by a member of the dental team from the practice on the rota. 

NHS PatientsIf you have an emergency when the practice is closed at evenings, weekends and bank holidays, NHS England provides a basic emergency/urgent dental service. The NHS England Dental helpline is 0161 476 9651 for patients in servere pain (not controlled by regular pain relief), uncontrolled bleeding, large swelling, dental trauma or an other condition causing you to feel acutely unwell. For further advice call NHS 111.

 If you have a problem that can wait until the practice reopens you can send us an email at [email protected] and we will get back to you as soon as possible.