Community Dental Services Essex

Community Dental Services CIC offers high quality specialist NHS dental care and treatment for patients that are residents of Essex, that meet the following criteria:

• Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
• Severe mental health needs
• Complex social needs (including the homeless and drug/alcohol dependent)
• Looked After Children who cannot receive ongoing care from general dental practice
• Children requiring treatment who cannot be treated in general dental practice owing to behavioural difficulties and/or severe anxiety management
• Adults with a treatment resistant dental phobia that has not been successfully treated

CIC also provide home visits (domiciliary care) for patients with long term and / or progressive medical conditions; mental illness or dementia, causing disorientation and confusion in unfamiliar environments.

General Dental Practitioners and Health and Social Care professionals can refer into the service. Self-referrals are also welcome for some services. To see the full criteria for those who can access the service, please visit the website or contact your nearest clinic:

Brentwood Community Hospital, Crescent Drive, Shenfield, CM15 8DR
Telephone: 01277 695119

Clacton Hospital, Tower Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 1LH
Telephone: 01255 201657

Colchester Primary Care Centre, Turner Road, Colchester, CO4 5JR
Telephone: 01206 286568

Community Dental Clinic, Addison House, Hamstel Road, Harlow, CM20 1EP
Telephone: 01279 698648

Witham Health Centre, 4 Mayland Road, Witham, CM8 2UX
Telephone: 01376 337841

Community Dental Services Essex – Leaflet

Hours of operation

Please see individual clinic for opening times.

How the service is accessed

Referrals are welcome from individuals, family, members, carers or health care professionals and once accepted into Community Dental Services, you will be added to the current waiting list.

Patients needing urgent care will be given preference.

Email address

Phone number

0333 207 5992

Operational locations

  • Essex