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We understand the pain that toothache can cause. Whenever possible, please contact us about your dental emergency during our practice hours. If you need to be seen for an emergency appointment please contact us as early as possible that day. We endeavour to prioritise planned patients and will do our best to see you as soon as we can but in order to do so, we must be given as much warning as possible.
In the case of an emergency that is out of hours, please call our emergency dentist in Stourbridge on 01384 376336 and listen to the answerphone message, which will explain what to do. Plan patients have access to 24-hour emergency advice on the mobile number provided when joined to the plan.
We offer same-day emergency assessments for our Dental Care Plan patients wherever possible on a working day. Emergency assessments are free of charge. We also have a 24-hour emergency advice line that puts you in touch with practice owner Anthony Dash. If an emergency arises when we are closed e.g weekends/bank holidays then you can visit another local dentist or make use of the accident and policy included in your Dental Care Plan with Hiscox insurance. This accident and emergency insurance cover you worldwide as long as you are a minimum of 25 miles away from Lion Dental.
If you are not on our Dental Care Plan we will still endeavour to see you on the same day for an emergency assessment wherever possible however plan patients will get priority booking. An emergency assessment is £60.00.
At an emergency assessment, the dentist will ascertain the cause of the problem and treatment plan accordingly. X-rays will be taken if needed and antibiotics prescribed if they are needed. Antibiotics are not always the answer though and like GP’s Dentists are been urged to prescribe fewer antibiotics to prevent antibiotic resistance.
If you are in need of an emergency appointment please call 01384 376336 and follow the directions that the answerphone advises. Our on plan patients at our Dental Practice in Stourbridge, near Stafford, have access to a 24-hour emergency advice line via the mobile number provided when joined to the plan.