Definition of need for emergency dental treatment
Facial or neck swelling
First Aid Advice
If an adult tooth is knocked out completely, store tooth in milk and contact a dentist immediately.
Antibiotics Don’t Cure Toothache
Antibiotics need to be used judiciously. This means that only serious and spreading infections need antibiotics. Read more about the use of Antibiotics
Registered Denplan Patients Only
NHS and Non Registered Patients
The basic emergency/urgent service is for patient experiencing pain not controlled by regular pain relief taken for 48hours. It is also for uncontrolled bleeding, large swelling or dental trauma. The helpline number is 0161 476 9651.
Advice is also be available on NHS 111.