Our helpline will be closed until 9am Tuesday 30th of August.

Your oral health is important to us.

Our Dental Helpline is here to give you the very best information, advice and support about the health of your mouth.

Call one of our dental advisors on 01788 539 780 for free advice (local rate call).

Alternatively, send us your enquiry via email and one of our experts will get back to you within 3 working days.

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The Dental Helpline continues to be an invaluable resource for those looking to seek advice, help and reassurance about their oral health and wellbeing. It is a truly charitable service. All enquiries are completely confidential and answered quickly.

Staffed by fully trained oral health experts and dental nurses, the Dental Helpline will provide free and impartial advice on a range of topics, such as dental terms and treatment procedures, oral hygiene, current legislation and regulations, dental charges, complaints procedures, and referrals to other organisations.

The Dental Helpline is based at the Oral Health Foundation’s head office in the UK and has answered more than 400,000 enquiries since its formation.

Opening times are between 09:00 and 17:00, Monday to Friday.

We would like to apologise in advance that there may occasionally be background noise due to staff working from home and thank you for your patience.

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Note: Unfortunately, we cannot recommend specific dentists, dispute the recommendations of a dentist, represent you in disputes or deal with complaints on your behalf. Information is provided for advice and guidance only and should not be interpreted as diagnosis, or a substitute for a consultation with a dentist.