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NHS Dental Treatment for Renal Patients

If you are looking for a NHS dentist in England, you can call NHS Direct on 0845 4647 or visit the NHS Choices website (www.nhs.uk) to find the NHS dental practices closest to where you live or work. If you have any subsequent difficulty accessing NHS dentistry in your area or have any special needs, NHS Direct and NHS Choices will be able to provide you with details of a local helpline number to support you in accessing NHS dental care.

If you are looking for a NHS dentist in Wales, you can call NHS Direct Wales on 0845 4647 or visit the NHS Direct Wales website (www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk) to find the NHS dental practices closest to where you live or work. If you have any subsequent difficulty accessing NHS dentistry in your area or have any special needs, NHS Direct Wales should be able to provide you with the number of your Local Health Board who will be able to help you in accessing NHS dental care.

Useful dental information websites are www.dentalhealth.org, www.bdasmile.org and the dental health area of the NHS Choices website (www.nhs.uk/Livewell/dentalhealth/Pages/Dentalhome.aspx)


The National Kidney Federation cannot accept responsibility for information provided. The above is for guidance only. Patients are advised to seek further information from their own doctor.

NKF Controlled Document No. 215: NHS Dental Treatment for Renal Patients written: 30/08/2003 last reviewed: 14/03/2012