"Dental treatment - lack of"

About: NHS Telford and Wrekin CCG

(as the patient),

I have broken a front tooth, it is hanging out of the gum, I am in pain. I cannot get into my registered dentist until Friday (although they will ring me as soon as they get a cancellation). I contacted the Emergency Dental Service in Shrewsbury who said they will get me out of pain, unfortunately I mentioned that I was registered with a dentist and they told me they cannot help at all.

Surely as an emergency dental service they should be able to treat emergencies - what if I lived in Scotland and was visiting Shrewsbury.

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