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In order to receive the full range of dental treatment and care under the NHS, you must be registered with a dentist. Your dentist will then provide regular check ups, planned routine treatment and emergency care, if required.

Further information

Which services do NHS dentists provide?

  • Routine check ups and any care required
  • Advise on how to keep your mouth healthy
  • Dental hygiene including scale and polish
  • Treatments such as fillings, crowns, tooth removal and root canal treatment
  • Braces
  • Wisdom tooth removal
  • Bridges and dentures (false teeth)
  • Emergency care if required.

Who to contact when your dental surgery is closed

  • Call the Dental Advice Helpline on 0141 201 4209
  • At night, weekends and holidays, call NHS 24 on 111
  • If you are unregistered and require emergency treatment, contact NHS 24 on 111.