Access to NHS Dentistry is currently limited during the pandemic as all dentists have been asked to stop all routine “face-to-face” dental care.

However, if you need urgent dental care, help is at hand:

  • CALL your dental practice, they will give you advice over the telephone and make arrangements for you if you need to be seen
  • If you don’t have a dentist, find your nearest dentist and CALL them. You can search for your nearest dentist at:
  • You can also contact NHS 111 – they are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: NHS111 or
  • You can ask for a translator if you need one

If you are DEAF, you can

  • NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • use the NHS 111 British Sign Language service:
  • call 18001 111 on a textphone

Do not worry if you have COVID-19 symptoms, appropriate arrangements can be made to see you if you need urgent dental care