The Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) develops dental services for patients across Northern Ireland. On this webpage we will publish information about dental service.
Dental practices are particularly impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Most dental procedures are aerosol-generating, which means they release airborne particles which can result in the spread of infection.
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients who are experiencing dental problems should first phone their dentist for advice.
Patients must be referred by their dentist.
Urgent dental care 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.
If you have an urgent or emergency dental problem:
Last updated: 12 May 2020