There is no need to register with a dentist in the same way as with a GP because you are not bound to a catchment area.
Simply find a dental practice that’s convenient for you, whether it’s near your home or work, and phone them to see if any appointments are available.
If you do not have a regular dental practice or are new to the area, you can search for an NHS dentist by using the NHS.uk online dentist search.
Please be aware that not all dental practices will have the capacity to take on new NHS patients all the time and you may have to join a waiting list or contact multiple practices before you find a NHS dentist with capacity to accept new patients.
Please note: the Integrated Cate Board does not commission local dental services in mid and south Essex as this is the responsibility of NHS England.
Emergency Dental Service
If you need help outside of hours, please call the NHS 111 helpline.