Dental Helplines

This section provides information on accessing NHS dental services in Wales. It includes advice on accessing dental services and contact details for dental services and helplines, including emergency out-of-hours contacts, for services across Wales.

If you are struggling to find NHS dental care or if you have an urgent dental problem, you should contact your local Dental Helpline. There are different phone numbers depending on the area where you live or are staying in.

Aneurin Bevan Dental Helpline 

Covers Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen.

Dental Helpline: 01633 744387 (Mon-Fri 9:00am-12:15pm and 1:15pm-4:00pm)

Advice only weekdays 6:30pm – 8:00am and weekends/bank holidays 8:00am – 10:00pm.

Website: Dentist - Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (

Betsi Cadwaladr

Covers Anglesey, Gwynedd, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham.

Call NHS 111 Wales (24 hours/7days a week).

Website: Dental - Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (

Cardiff and Vale Dental Helpline

Covers Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan.

Dental Helpline: 0300 10 20 247

Cwm Taf Morgannwg Dental Helpline

Covers Rhondda Cynon Taff, Merthyr Tydfil and Bridgend 

Dental helpline: 0300 123 5060 (Mon-Fri 9:00am – 4:00pm)

Advice only weekdays 6:30pm – 8:00am.

Weekends/bank holidays 24 hours.

Website: Community Dental Service - Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (

Hywel Dda

Covers Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion.

Call NHS 111 (24 hours/7days a week).

Website: Dental - Hywel Dda University Health Board (

Swansea Bay

Covers Swansea and Neath Port Talbot.

Call NHS 111 (24 hours/7 days a week).

Website: Dentists - Swansea Bay University Health Board (


If you have an urgent dental problem call 111.

If you need help to find an NHS dentist call the dental helpline: 01686 252 808
(the helpline cannot arrange emergency appointments).

Website: Dental Services - Powys Teaching Health Board (