The University of Bristol Dental Hospital is a Centre of
Excellence providing routine and specialist clinical dental
services for the South West.
Emergency Dental Service
If you already see a dentist, please contact your own dental
practice for emergency advice or possible treatment. If you do not
currently have a dentist and you require emergency treatment during
the daytime or information on accessing NHS dental care, please
call NHS 111. Emergency dental care can be accessed by patients who
are not registered with a dentist via the Primary Care Unit at the
Dental Hospital, Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm (doors open at 8am). This
service is provided and supervised by dental students on a
predominantly first come first served basis.
South Bristol Community Hospital
If you live in the region of South Bristol Community Hospital
and do not have a dentist but require routine dental
treatment, for example check-ups, fillings, oral-hygiene advice
including scale and polish, extractions and dentures then please
ring us on 0117 342 9792 or 0117 342
9763 to make an appointment.
We also accept referrals from GPs, dentists and other health
care professionals. This service is free of charge and treatment is
provided by a dedicated team of staff and students from the School of
Oral & Dental Sciences, one of the top dental schools in
the UK. All student treatment is closely supervised by qualified
This service operates from 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday, 52 weeks
of the year. Not including bank holidays.
Information for referrers
Please refer using the standard specialty referral forms which
can be found here. For further information on
referral criteria please see our specialty specific pages.
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