Emergency Dental Care in Newcastle

DP Rundle Dental Care £ Newcastle 0191 274 7734 DP Rundle Dental Care

"Great dentist. Saw sara today after unbearable toothache, even for an emergency appointment i was seen super quick and she was absolutely amazing, helping me with my discomfort. Whenever i ring for anything for myself or my son the receptionists are very accommodating and helpful. Overall a great dentist for us with great staff. Always a great service despite nhs funding cuts and continuous backlogs from covid i still find myself a very valued patient with this practice."

NHS Emergencies

Dental pain? Need an emergency appointment? Please call the practice or see our Facebook page for our available appointment times

  • Daily emergency appointments available each day.
  • Can only be booked on the same day. Emergency appointments become available for booking from 8.30am
  • All appointments MUST be pre booked
  • Please do not try and abuse the system, by claiming to be an emergency to 'jump the queue' for a routine examination, this will not be provided

On an emergency appointment, we will:-

  1. Endeavour to get you out of pain
  2. Extract a tooth
  3. Issue a prescription
  4. Place a temporary restoration
  5. Re-cement a crown or bridge
  6. Refer you to a specialist
Practice Plan Emergencies

Membership of our Practice Plan, allows you to pre-book emergency appointments at anytime of day that may be available, plus several days in advance.

Out of Hours Emergencies

(Accessing emergency treatment when the practice is closed)

NHS patients may access emergency treatment by contacting NHS111

Practice Plan patients can either contact NHS111, or use their own dedicated emergency service by telephoning 03300 532061

At DP Rundle Dental Care we appreciate that even the most diligent patients can experience problems. We have the difficult task of allowing sufficient time to accommodate patients with problems, whilst having to complete to designated volume of work.

We constantly monitor the booking of emergency appointments, allowing more time when a dentist is on holiday, or immediately after a public holiday. Most of our patients appreciate the availability of daily designated time to treat emergencies, and we greatly appreciate the respect they show for the system, by only booking when experiencing a genuine emergency/urgency.

We do have a percentage of patients who like the convenience of booking urgent appointments in advance, and are happy to receive this privilege as part of their Practice Plan membership - if you would like an outline of both privileges and costs of Membership, please discuss it with your dentist on your next visit.

Private Emergencies

These can be booked in advance and with the dentist of your choice, where possible. There is a limited capacity for Private emergency appointments for new patients or those who have not been seen routinely by the Practice during the last 3 years.

Private emergency appointments are charged at £100. This includes an assessment and diagnosis of the cause of your problems, including any necessary x-rays required. We will endevour to get you out of pain, extract a tooth, issue a prescription*, place a temporary restoration, re-cement a crown or bridge, or refer you to a specialist if required.

Emergency appointments do not include a full routine dental examination. Please speak to our receptionist should you wish to book in for a Routine Clinical Examination.

Patients who failed to attend or give less than 24 hours' notice of cancellation of their appointment will be charged at the pro-rata cost of the appointment. The current rate is £100.00

*Private prescriptions have a fee attached, and you will have to pay for your medication at the Pharmacy


Knowing when to seek emergency dental care is essential for protecting your oral health and avoiding further complications. In general, you should visit your emergency dentist if you are experiencing severe pain or bleeding in your mouth, have a broken tooth or filling, or need immediate treatment due to an infection. Additionally, if you have a lost crown or bridge, a cracked tooth, swelling in the face or neck area, or any other dental injury that requires urgent attention, it's important to get help as soon as possible.

If you are unsure whether your situation qualifies as an emergency, it's best to call a dentist and describe the symptoms you are experiencing. They can then advise you on the best course of action and provide further guidance about what steps to take next.

During an emergency dental appointment, the dentist will assess your situation and determine the best course of action. Depending on the severity of your condition, they may need to take X-rays to better understand what is going on. The dentist will also clean any debris from your teeth and gums before starting treatment. Common treatments for emergency cases include filling a cavity or tooth extraction. If needed, more complex procedures such as root canals and crowns may be performed in order to restore the health of your mouth.

Throughout the appointment, your dentist will explain each step of the process so you know exactly what is happening. They will also provide tips and advice about how to care for your teeth at home in order to avoid further complications or damage due to neglecting dental hygiene practices. It's important to follow all instructions given by your dentist in order to maintain good oral health and reduce the risk of needing another emergency appointment in future.

If you experience severe pain or have a knocked-out tooth, you should seek emergency dental care as soon as possible. In these cases, it is important to visit an emergency dentist right away to prevent further damage and to receive the necessary treatment. For severe pain, an emergency dentist will typically administer a local anaesthesia and prescribe medication to reduce the discomfort. If you have a knocked-out tooth, try to keep the tooth moist by storing it in milk until your appointment. Bring the tooth with you when you go for treatment and your dentist may be able to re-implant it if your condition permits. If not, they can discuss other options such as bridges or implants that can restore your smile.

It is also important to remember that infections can occur without proper treatment for any dental issue so it is essential to seek medical attention right away if you are experiencing any type of oral pain or trauma.

Emergency dental care is a form of medical treatment that is provided when a patient experiences an unexpected or severe dental issue that requires immediate attention. This type of dental care typically focuses on relieving pain and restoring the patient's oral health as quickly as possible. In many cases, emergency dental care can also help to prevent further damage or deterioration of the patient's teeth and gums. Common examples of circumstances in which emergency dental care may be necessary include broken teeth, lost fillings, abscesses, and impacted wisdom teeth. Emergency dentists are always available to provide urgent assistance for these types of issues. They offer a variety of treatments that range from root canals to crown replacements, depending on the severity and complexity of the problem.

How to Find Us


18 Netherby Drive, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2RS

Call us: 0191 274 7734 | Email: reception@newcastledental.com

Opening Hours
Monday to Thursday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm | Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed
Closed everyday between 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Denton Burn

522 Denton Road, Denton Burn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 7HJ

Call us: 0191 228 0018 | Email: reception@newcastledental.com

Opening Hours
Monday to Thursday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm | Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed
Closed everyday between 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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