Dental and Eye Problems

Dental Appointments

If you have an urgent dental problem such as toothache or a dental abscess
you should see a dentist NOT your GP
.

If you have a regular dentist you should telephone them and arrange an urgent appointment. If they are closed there should be an answer phone message with the phone number of the local dentist covering emergencies.

If you have trouble getting through call NHS Direct Wales on 0845 46 47.

Oral Health Foundation

Advice is available from dental advisors regarding all dental problems from the Oral Health Foundation.

Dental Health Costs

If you require help with dental costs please see the 'Help with Health Costs' website.

Eye Problems

If you have an eye problem, Opticians are now able to offer a service to enable them to see you if you encounter an eye problem and they can review you using the correct examination equipment. You should contact your local Optician if you require to be seen and they will be able to arrange an appointment for you.

Find our more at Wales Eye Care Services Website.

Dentists - Information and Links can also be found on the NHS Direct Wales website.

For additional information about Eyes, take a look at the Health Encyclopedia on on the NHS Direct Wales website.