Getting dental care during the Covid-19 pandemic

All routine dental care has been stopped due to the coronavirus pandemic. But there is still help available if you need urgent dental care.
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Contact your own dentist

In the first instance, contact your normal dentist. All NHS dental surgeries should be contactable, even whilst their doors are closed.

They will be able to refer you to a local Urgent Dental Centre (UDC) for emergency treatment if you need it. There are three UDCs in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. And they are all set up to meet the requirements of social distancing. 

If you don't have a dentist

If you do not have a dentist or need help when your dentist is closed, then contact NHS 111 online services, available here 111.nhs.uk/ 

You can call 111 to speak to someone, but try and use the online service if you can.

NHS 111 will refer you to one of the local UDCs if you need to be seen. 

More information

How services are changing because of covid-19

Read our advice and guidance on coronavirus and find out how services are changing to meet people's needs. 

Find out more