Patients who are not registered with a dentist and who require emergency dental treatment must telephone the Dental Helpline on 029 20 444 500.
Patients will be asked a series of questions and will then be directed to the most appropriate place to receive care.
The Dental Hospital Emergency Department will only treat:
- Severe Dental Pain
- Facial Swelling
- Uncontrolled Bleeding
Patients will be seen according to clinical priority and not the order of arrival.
Emergency Dental Services Provided in Local Clinics
The telephone numbers given below are for emergency dental services provided in local clinics. They may be able to advise you where emergency treatment sessions are being offered in other areas although you may have to pay NHS charges for services provided at these centres.
Telephone: 02921 842415
Monday to Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm
The Dental Hospital does not provide a 24 hour emergency service and is closed during evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.
Community Dental Service outside Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan
Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm
Rhondda Cynon Taf: 01443 680166
Gwent: 01633 488 389
If you have a dental emergency at any time during an evening, weekend or Bank Holiday:
Cardiff: 029 20 4445 00
Merthyr and Rhondda Cynon Taf: 0300 123 5060 or 01685 722803
Other areas including Gwent: 0845 60 10 128 or 01633 488 389