Health & Wellbeing Service - Manchester


Accessing Dental Services

 

  • Everyone irrespective of age and dental condition should have regular oral examinations.
    Under 18yrs, at intervals of no more than 12 mths.
  • Adults no more than 24 mths. (SBOHED 09)
  • Visiting the dentist is important in maintaining a healthy mouth and everyone irrespective of age should visit a dentist at least once in a year even if you have no natural teeth left, the oral tissues still need to be examined.

Some people may be exempt from paying for dental treatment these exemptions include:

  • Aged under 18
  • Aged 18 + in full time school or college
  • Pregnant women or have had a baby in the last 12 months
  • In receipt of income support
  • In receipt if income based job seekers allowance
  • In receipt of pension credit
  • Some people who are in receipt of working family tax credit You may also be able to get help with payment through the NHS low-income scheme. Apply using a HC1 form available from your dentist or job centre


Urgent Dental Care

 

Area

In Hours Urgent Care

Out of Hours Urgent Care

Salford

0161 476 9649

0161 337 2246

Stockport

0161 476 9649

0161 337 2246

Trafford

0161 476 9649

0161 337 2246

Tameside and Glossop

0161 476 9649

0161 337 2246

Manchester

0161 476 9649

0161 337 2246

Oldham

0161 476 9649

0161 337 2246

Bolton

01204 462 882

01204 463 222

Bury

0161 447 9898

0161 763 8941

HMR

01706 764766

0161 763 8941

ALW

01942 614 390

01942 614 376


Finding a Dentist

 

Please contact NHS Choices and follow these instructions:

  • On the homepage go into the 'Service near you'
  • Click on the 'Dentist' Tab
  • Enter your Postcode

or telephone 111


NHS Dental Charges

 

Information is provided about what is included in each of the payments bands, please click here.