County Durham and Darlington Community Dental Service provides
specialised NHS dental treatment for children and adults in County
Durham and Darlington who have been referred by a medical, dental,
health or social care professional.
This is not an emergency dental service and does not see
patients who are unable to register with an NHS dental
practice. If you need to see a dentist urgently please call
NHS 111 or access www.nhs.uk
for details of local dental practitioners accepting new and
emergency NHS patients.
Our staff has expertise in the care, management and understanding
of people with special needs. The provision of this dedicated care
is often more complex and challenging.
We can offer treatment for people with:
Some of our other services include;-
The service provides specialised treatment in various clinics
covering the geographical area of County Durham and Darlington and
also provides treatment to those patients that require general
anaesthetic at any of three local hospitals located in Darlington,
Bishop Auckland and Durham.
The Trust also employs salaried dentists that work in family
general practices to assist with access in primary care.
Access to our clinics is by written referral only from a health,
education or social services professional.
The Trust salaried dental practices can be accessed by self
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