How to get an appointment
Patients with a dental emergency (pain and swelling) can contact the emergency dental service via the dental helpline on 03330 063 300 and they will arrange an urgent care appointment for you wherever possible within Devon.
How do I get an emergency appointment?
If you require urgent dental treatment the Emergency Dental Helpline run by Access Dental will be able to help you.
Emergency appointments can only be offered on the day or appointments can be booked for the following day.
Please call: 03330 063 300
Not registered with a general dental practice
If you have a dental emergency and are聽狈翱罢听registered with a dentist or you are away from home, please call the above number.
For all other medical concerns out of hours please call: 111.
Registered with a general dental practice
If you are registered with a dentist then please call your own dental practice, they have a duty of care to provide you with treatment and advice.
Outside of practice opening hours or when your usual dental practice is closed, please call 03330 063 300.
Registered or currently receiving a course of treatment at one of the Salaried Dental Service clinics
If you, or the person you are calling about, are a registered patient at the Salaried Dental Service and you have a dental emergency outside of opening hours please call the emergency dental helpline:聽03330 063 300
Will I have to pay?
There is a charge for NHS dental treatment. These usually change every new financial year. Please follow the聽聽link find out more.
If you are in receipt of benefits some may entitle you to free NHS dental treatment please follow the link to find out more about help with聽.
If you falsely claim for free NHS dental you may be liable to a 拢100 fine in addition to the standard NHS dental treatment charges. You will be given a form to sign when you arrive at reception, please read it carefully before you sign to avoid a fine.
What to bring?
It would be useful if you could bring with you a list of medicines you are taking that have been prescribed by your GP as these can have an impact on some of the routine treatments we provide within dentistry.
If you are in receipt of any benefit that entitles you to free NHS dental treatment then please bring with you your exemption certificate as proof.