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Special care dentistry

The Community Special Care Dentistry service provides special care dental treatment for people who live in Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham, Croydon, Richmond, Kingston, Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth. They see patients at 20 community-based health centres and sites in South London, including their Mobile Dental Unit.

Their service provides a full range of dental treatment and oral healthcare for patients for whom treatment by a general dental practice is unsuitable. This includes people who have a:

  • physical disability
  • complex medical condition
  • learning disability
  • severe mental health condition
  • severe anxiety/phobia.

Emergency care i not provided

For more information, please see the website below. 

Who to contact

0203 299 3480
Community Special Care Dentistry webpage

Other Details


Referral required
Referral Details

For full information about the conditions we treat, please refer to the 'Guidance Notes for Special Care Dentistry Referrals' on the service website. 

Last updated: 26/10/2020
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