Go to our A-Z of oral health information should you want:

  • Recommendation about taking care of the well being of your mouth.
  • To search out out extra about frequent issues and ailments within the mouth.
  • Assist understanding dental remedies and procedures.

You may also take a look at solutions to the most common dental questions.

Getting pressing dental assist

When you’ve got an issue together with your mouth, phone your dentist to e book an appointment.  Some might be able to supply appointments at quick discover.  If they’re closed, an answerphone ought to let you know what to do subsequent.

When you do not need a dentist or can not get an emergency appointment:

  • Name 111. They’ll advise you what to do.

You could must pay on your appointment.  Learn extra about NHS dental charges.

Non-dental assist providers and disaster traces

Mouth most cancers

If you’ll want to discuss to somebody who has been the place you might be and want some assist, contact:

Psychological well being

If you’re experiencing a psychological well being downside or supporting another person who’s, contact:

  • Anxiety UK: A volunteer Helpline with private expertise of hysteria – 03444 775 774.
  • Mind: An data and signposting service – 0300 123 3393.
  • The Mix: Help for the underneath 25s – 0808 808 4994.
  • SANEline: Out-of-hours psychological well being helpline – 0300 304 7000.
  • Dental Fear Central: Free assist and recommendation to these struggling with a worry of the dentist and dental phobia.

Older folks

If you’re an older individual in search of assist, or caring for an older individual and want recommendation, contact:

  • Age UK: For care and assist of older folks – 0800 678 1602.


These charities supply neutral recommendation and assist on points that matter to disabled folks and their households

  • Scope: Help on points that matter to disabled folks and their households – 0808 800 3333.
  • National Autistic Society: Assist for autistic folks and their households – advice and guidance
  • Mencap: Help for folks with a studying incapacity, and their households and carers – 0808 808 1111.

Weight-reduction plan and vitamin

Pleasant, non-judgmental and confidential recommendation about an consuming problems, contact:

  • Beat: Info and recommendation on consuming problems – 0808 801 0677 (England) and 0808 801 0433 (Wales).