Dental Information and Advice Line (DIAL)


The Dental Information and Advice Line (DIAL) is available for patients to talk to qualified dental nurses between 8.05am and 5.45pm, Monday to Friday.  shutterstock_24146536
 
The nurses can:

  • assess your needs and give you an emergency appointment if necessary
  • give you advice for dental problems
  • give you information about the waiting lists for practices owned by NHS Grampian 

The telephone number for DIAL is: 0845 45 65 990
 
Out-of-Hours Emergency Dental Service (GDENS)
 
If you are in pain or have a genuine dental emergency on a weekend or out of hours, you can contact NHS24 on 08454 24 24 24. NHS24 will assess your needs and issue an emergency appointment if necessary. If an appointment is given NHS charges and exemptions will apply to your treatment. 
 
GDENS provides a full range of NHS out-of-hours emergency dental care during the following hours:
 
Monday - Friday: 6.15pm - 9.15pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9.00am - 12.30pm
 
Within Elgin there is a service available on a Sunday from 9.15am to 12.15pm.