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The Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) develops dental services for patients across Northern Ireland. On this webpage we will publish information on:


Emergency Dental Services

Relief of dental pain clinics are for the treatment of dental emergencies only – for example:

The clinics do not have facilities for permanent restoration of lost crowns, bridges or denture repairs.

Further information on the relief of dental pain clinic in your area

Belfast HSC Trust – Belfast City Hospital – Relief of Dental Pain Clinic

Southern HSC Trust – Craigavon Area Hospital – Emergency Department

Northern HSC Trust – Dalriada Urgent Care

In the Western HSC Trust area patients are advised to contact their dental practice for advice in the first instance.


Useful Links


Information for Dental Practitioners and Dental Care Professionals