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Questions and Answers

We appreciate that many people find it hard to go to the dentist. Below is a list of frequently asked questions with answers that you might find useful - further, more detailed information, on dental specific subjects you've been asking us about recently is available on the common symptoms and dental treatment page:

Q. How do I join the practice?
A. Just phone or email us. On your first visit, bring proof of identity (only necessary for those over 18 years old), your medical card and, if applicable, your proof of exemption from payment for NHS treatment.

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Q. What happens if I have a toothache at the weekend?

A. Emergency Dental Care for registered patients outside working hours

Denplan patients have received a letter outlining their emergency care out of hours. Only Denplan patients can avail of this service.

The following information explains out of hours emergency dental care for NHS patients;

While we are closed emergency cover for NHS patients will be provided by the Relief of Dental Pain Clinic At Belfast City Hospital. The clinic is located in the Out Patients Department. Sessions begin at 10am, 2.30pm and 7pm on weekends and Bank Holidays, and at 7pm on weekdays. We advise you arrive at least 30 minutes before these times as a limited number of patients will be seen in each session. Only severe pain, swelling, trauma or excessive bleeding will be treated at these sessions.

This information is also summarised on our answer machine message when the practice is closed.

Q. What are the practice opening hours?
A. Click here for the practice opening hours.
Q. How should I pay for a treatment?
A. Click here for payment information.
Q. Is it possible to have my teeth whitened?
A. Yes, there are a number of treatment options available for whitening teeth. For further information, please ask during your appointment.
Q. How much does dental treatment cost?
A. We offer NHS, Independent, and Private Treatments to all patients. For further information ring our reception on 028 9066 4009.
Q: What happens at my first visit?
A: At your first visit we will:

  1. A medical history review
  2. Examination of the teeth & soft tissues
  3. Periodontal/ gum evaluation
  4. Oral cancer screening
  5. Radiographs
  6. Discuss your concerns and goals for your teeth, mouth and smile.
Q. How do I find your practice?
A: Click here to view a map showing our practice

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028 9066 4009

Northern Ireland Dental Care | Belfast
639 Lisburn Road, Belfast
BT9 7GT Northern Ireland
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