You should see your dentist for regular check-ups.
There should be an out-of-hours emergency service with him or her once you have registered at a Dental Practice.
Dental problems are the province of dentists, not doctors and they can pescribe both antibiotics and painkillers, just as doctors do.
Holiday makers and people not registered with a dentist can consult any NHS dentist for advice or else telephone the Emergency Dental Clinic during weekends and Bank Holidays.
If you or your child has a tooth knocked out, carefully pick up the tooth but do not attempt to wash or clean it. Immediately put it into a little cold milk and take it and the patient to your own dentist or to an Accident & Emergency Department.
Emergency Dental treatment (evening, weekends & bank holidays only- please call before attending):
Crawley Hospital 01293-518541
East Surrey Hospital 01737-768511
Haywards Heath Health Centre, Heath Road, Haywards Heath 01444-440695
St. Richards Hospital, Chichester 01243-831790
Worthing Hospital 01903-285221
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