New 0300 13 14 500 telephone number

As part of an upgrade of our telephone system, we have a new 0300 13 14 500 telephone number, whether you want to call Bexhill Hospital, Conquest Hospital or Eastbourne DGH – you just need to use one number – find out more>>

Emergency Dental Service

The East Sussex Emergency NHS Dental Service is for emergency dental advice and treatment if you need it.

The East Sussex Emergency NHS Dental Service offers out of hours temporary urgent treatment to patients who reside in East Sussex. Patients contacting the service will be triaged and an appointment will be offered to those that meet the criteria.

Please note this is not a drop in service – an appointment must be made prior to attendance.

Open weekday evenings

Appointment line live from 6.30pm to 10.30pm with appointments between 7.00pm to 9.00pm:

Open weekends and Bank Holidays

Appointment line live from 9.00am to 1.30pm with appointments between 10.00am to 12.00pm:

Appointment line live from 1.00pm to 5.30pm with appointments between 2.00pm to 4.00pm:


More information

The service is only available to people who are entitled to NHS treatment. If you have a daytime dental emergency please contact your own dental practitioner.

For more information or help in finding a dentist taking on NHS patients, call the Dental Helpline: