Dental Emergencies

This Practice uses the Scottish Emergency Dental Service (SEDS) to cover any emergencies which may occur when we are closed.

If you have a dental emergency after 6.00pm, at the weekend, or on a public holiday when we are not open, you should contact:

NHS 24 on 111

Richard Colbeck BDS (Edinburgh) – GDC No. 63332 – Principal Dentist

A dental emergency includes any of the following:

  • Severe toothache
  • Swelling
  • Uncontrolled bleeding following an extraction
  • Injury to the face or mouth

If you have a problem when we are closed this information is repeated on our answering service message.