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*As well as insurance a DPAS dental care plan helps you maintain your long term dental health and associated dental costs. Find out more here.


Did You Know

Knocked-out Tooth? We are more likely to be able to save a tooth if it is returned to its socket within 1 hour of being knocked out. Before you get to the dentist: Rinse off the tooth root with water if it is dirty but do not touch this end; keep it in a small container of milk or saliva.



"(Came in with a) broken tooth. Filled on the spot. Very pleased"

(Mr Ardouin. Ref:

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During Opening Hours

If you have a dental emergency during our opening hours please ring us and we will endeavour to give you an appointment as soon as possible on the same day.

As a quick reminder our details are:

Tel: 020 8953 4102

Address: Drayton House Dental Practice, 48 Drayton Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire. WD6 2BX

Normal surgery hours: Monday - Thursday: 9.00am - 6.00pm; Friday: 9.00am - 2.00pm

Outside Of Opening Hours

If you have a dental emergency outside of the practice opening hours, please call the Out Of Hours Dental Service on 03000 333224 who will be able to assist you.

Patients on our Dental Care Plan can call DPAS* 24 hours a day anywhere in the world for help with
emergency treatment.

DPAS dental helpline from the UK: 0800 525631
Abroad: +44 1747 820841

It's An Emergency If...

Irrespective of whether you can tolerate the pain you should treat the following as emergency situations requiring your immediate attention if the patient:

  • Is in severe pain that is not helped by painkillers.
  • Is bleeding a lot and it won't stop.
  • Has a large facial swelling.
  • May have broken bones e.g. a fractured jaw.
  • Has trauma of the face, mouth or teeth after a recent accident or injury.
  • Is losing or has lost consciousness.

If in doubt get the patient to the accident and emergency (A&E) department of your local hospital.