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What should I do if a dentist is no longer accepting new patients?
NHS dentists are required by the NHS to indicate on their NHS profile on the NHS website if they are accepting new NHS patients. We check the NHS website daily to see which dentists are accepting new NHS patients.
If you have searched for dentists near you accepting new NHS patients, and a dentist on your list tells you they are not currently accepting new patients, then please politely ask them to update and correct their NHS profile online.
We will then automatically detect the change within 24-48 hours. There is no need to contact us to let us know.
You can try calling the next practice on your list, or checking the practices on your list that started accepting new patients within the last two weeks.
Some NHS dental practices (in Greater Manchester) are required by the NHS to keep their status permanently set to “accepting new patients” even after their so-called “weekly quota” of new patients has already been met. If you think it would be more useful for these practices to update their status once they have met their weekly quota then please contact NHS England to let them know.
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