NHS Orkney

Dental Services

In Orkney, dental services are provided by:

NHSO Public Dental Services

King Street Dental Clinic, Kirkwall

Balfour Oral Surgery Unit, Kirkwall

Garson Dental Clinic, Stromness

 

Independent NHS-committed Dental Practices

Earl's Palace Dental Centre, Kirkwall - (open and accepting NHS patients)

Kirkwall Dental Surgery, Kirkwall - (open and accepting NHS patients)

Orkney Dental, Kirkwall - (open and accepting NHS patients)

 

Private Dental Services

Earl’s Palace Dental Centre, Kirkwall

 

NHS Dental Patients

It is recommended that patients register with a dentist. There is currently no waiting list for registration and  patients are encouraged to register with the Independent NHS-committed dental practices that are now established in Kirkwall.

Emergency treatment can be accessed Monday to Friday from 08.15 - 10.30 by 'phoning the Dental Helpline on (01856) 888280. After 10.30, Monday to Friday, the helpline will be redirected to one of the NHS clinics.

Out of surgery hours, please 'phone NHS 24 on 111 where your problem will be triaged and an on-call dentist called out, if appropriate.  For more information on NHS24 please use the following link - www.nhs24.com/111

Repairs to and replacement of dentures are not normally part of the emergency procedure. Please contact your own dentist or (01856) 875348

 

NHS Public Dental Service Clinics 

King Street Dental Clinic

Situated in King Street, Kirkwall, this clinic provides NHS General Dental Services, as well as emergency clinics and specialist clinics, such as orthodontics and special care dentistry.

There is disabled access and a hoist available in the surgery.

Opening hours are:
Monday to Thursday: 0800 - 1300 and 1330 - 1800
Friday: 0800 - 1300 and 1330 - 1700
Tel No.:  01856 875 348

 

Balfour Oral Surgery Unit

The Balfour Oral Surgery Unit has one salaried dentist and is based in the St Ninian car park at the Balfour Hospital. The unit provides some general dental services and specialist services of Oral surgery and treatment of the dentally anxious.

There is a ramp for wheelchair access.

Opening hours are:
Monday to Thursday: 0800 - 1300 and 1330 - 1800
Friday: 0800 - 1300 and 1330 - 1700
Tel No.:  01856 888 258

 

Garson Dental Clinic

Situated in Garson Park, Stromness, this clinic provides NHS General Dental Services as well as emergency clinics.

There is disabled access.

Opening hours are:
Monday to Thursday: 0800 - 1300 and 1330 - 1800                                                                                            Friday: 0800 - 1300 and 1330 - 1700                                                                                                  
Tel No.:  01856 850 658

 

Independent NHS-Committed Dental Practices

 

Earl's Palace Dental Centre (See also Private Dental Services)

Situated at Watergate, Kirkwall, KW15 1PD, Earl’s Palace Dental Centre provides both NHS and private dental treatment.  For more information please contact.

Website:  www.earlspalacedentalcentre.co.uk

Email:  earlspalace@btconnect.com

Tel. No.:  01856 872 958

 

Kirkwall Dental Practice

Situated at 11C Broad Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1DH (down the alley by the Longship), the Kirkwall Dental Practice clinic provides both NHS and private dental treatment.  For more information and to register, visit -

Website:  www.kirkwalldentalpractice.co.uk

Email:  orkneysurgeryltd@yahoo.co.uk

Tel No.:  01856 875 724

  

Orkney Dental

Situated at 62-64 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DN (to the left of the Red Cross Shop), this clinic provides both NHS and private dental treatment.  For more information and to register, visit -

Website: www.orkneydental.co.uk

Email:  info@orkneydental.co.uk

Tel No.:  01856 872 030

 

Private Dental Services

 

Earl’s Palace Dental Centre, Kirkwall

The Earl’s Palace Dental Centre is situated in Watergate, Kirkwall, KW15 1PD.  It provides dental treatment for private patients.

Opening hours are:
Monday to Thursday: 0845 – 1730
Friday: 0845 – 1700

Website:  www.earlspalacedentalcentre.co.uk

Email:  earlspalace@btconnect.com

Tel. No.:  01856 872 958

 

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