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Emergency Dentist

Any adult in Camden with an urgent dental problem, such as pain, swelling, bleeding or infection, can be treated at Guy's Hospital. 

This is a walk-in service for the first 30 patients of the day; no appointment is necessary, but the clinic is usually at full capacity by 09:00. 

23rd Floor, Tower Wing, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT (download map here)

Patients can call to seek advice over the phone – t: 020 7188 0124 

Opening hours: Mon–Fri 07:45, t: 020 7188 8006

For out-of-hours, contact North East London dental team – t: 020 3594 0938.

General Dental Services

For information on dentists, including location and contact details, click here.

Community Dental Service

This service is for adults and children with complex needs who find it difficult to use general dental services e.g. people with learning disabilities and/or communication difficulties, housebound patients, homeless patients, severely phobic patients.

Eligibility criteria


Community Dental Service

  • Children (15 years or below)
    • Anxious or uncooperative with accepting dental care
    • Physical disabilities, learning disabilities or medical conditions requiring special dental care
    • Specialist care e.g. sedation, management of trauma, hypoplastic teeth
    • 'Looked after' or considered 'at risk'
  • Adults (16 years and above)
    • Moderate and severe learning disabilities and physical disabilities
    • Adults with severe mental health problems, severe anxiety or phobia where treatment has proved to be unsuccessful
    • Medical conditions that require special provision
    • Older people with physical or mental disabilities
    • Housebound people
    • Homeless people, or those with substance misuse 

How to Refer

Emergency Dentist

No referral needed. Walk-in available. Mon–Fri from 08:00 (usually full by 09:00)

Community Dental Service

Complete the Adult Dentistry Form or Paediatric Dentistry Form (see Downloads).



Contact Details

Community Dental Service

Dental Office, Hunter Street Health Centre, 8 Hunter Street, London WC1N 1BN

t: 020 3317 2353