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Southern DHB Southland Hospital Dental Service

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Description

  • Routine dental care for people with medical and/or physical problems, which prevent them from receiving dental care in private practice
  • An initial referral from a general medical practitioner or general dental practitioner is required.
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery services
    • An initial referral from a general medical practitioner or general dental practitioner is required.
  • Dental treatment for children under general anaesthesia
    • An initial referral from the Community Oral Health Service (COHS) or general dental practitioner is required.
  • Emergency dental services for adults on very low incomes (as assessed by Work and Income)
    • These are for the relief of pain or infection from a single tooth.
    • Patients can self-refer by phoning the service.
    • There is a $35 co-payment per treatment.

    Hours

    Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

    Closed on the Tuesday following Easter.

    Contact Details

    Ground Floor - Outpatients (immediate left upon entry to main hospital entrance)

    Kew Road
    Kingswell
    Invercargill
    Southland 9812

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    Street Address

    Kew Road
    Kingswell
    Invercargill
    Southland 9812

    Postal Address

    Southland Hospital
    PO Box 828
    Invercargill 9840

    This page was last updated at 12:06PM on July 8, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Southland Hospital Dental Service.