Although we endeavour to see everyone in pain, priority will be given to registered patients. If you are not a registered patient we will try as hard as we can to find you an appointment, but we cannot guarantee there will be a slot available. We will however help with advice and pointing you in the right direction to finding someone who can help.  If you require an emergency NHS dental appointment:


NHS Devon Dental Helpline and out of hours service: 0333 006 3300

For patients in need of relief from:

  • Acute dental pain
  • Acute infection
  • Bleeding or trauma

Website:  http://www.devondoctors.co.uk


Dental Triage:  Weekdays 7.30pm - 10.30pm and Weekends 7.30am - 10.30pm


Treatment Centres:  Barnstaple, Plymouth, Exeter, Newton Abbot, A&E hospital service used for acute emergencies.


Details of the Cornish NHS Out of Hours Emergency Service

Patients with a Cornish address will be asked to call the Cornwall Urgent Service on 0333 405 0290.  https://westcountrydentalcare.co.uk/.  They run satellite clinics which may not be available each day; the nearest clinics to Holsworthy are Launceston and Bodmin.  Their out of hour’s service runs: Monday to Friday 17:30 – 19:30. Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays 08:30 – 16:30


Alternatively, you may prefer to make an urgent appointment with Penroses Dental Practice which provides private dental care within the Holsworthy Dental Centre Premises. The practice normally keeps appointment slots available for emergencies.  Penroses Dental Practice can be contacted on 01409 253 684