If you are experiencing any of the following dental emergencies:

  • Toothache or swelling that suggests an infection of a tooth or gum
  • Severe toothache or facial pain which is not controlled by taking over-the-counter painkillers
  • trauma of the face, mouth or teeth after a recent accident or injury
  • a permanent tooth being knocked out
  • bleeding after tooth extraction that you cannot control
  • serious swelling of the mouth or face which is getting worse

a) during normal working hours call Emergency dentist at 0191-455 4732 and we will aim to see you within 24 hours – Toothache South Shields.

b) outside normal working hours call 111.

Please note: if your emergency is life threatening such as a swelling which is causing difficulty in breathing then please dial 999.