Essential building works will be carried out at Arrowe Park Walk-in Centre

Essential building works will be carried out at Arrowe Park Walk-in Centre from Monday 11 November for four weeks. Although services will be running as normal, please attend Eastham Walk-in Centre or Victoria Central (Wallasey) Walk-in Centre if you are able to do so. We apologise for any inconvenience.


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Specialised Dental Services

Specialised Dental Services


Our Specialised Dental Service provide a range of services within a defined criteria for patients.


Our Dentists and Dental Nurses work from four fully Disability Discrimination Act compliant clinics and are highly experienced at treating patients with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health problems, dental phobias and anxieties.


We provide specialised services such as sedation, general anaesthetic (GA).

Domiciliary assessments and advice are also available for patients referred by their regular dentist or other agencies. Follow up treatment will be carried out in a dental clinic where specialist equipment is available.

We get involved in dental screening work at schools for children with learning disabilities as well as at establishments for adults with learning disabilities.


We monitor the trends in dental health and oral health inequalities through a yearly epidemiological survey. 



Referrals are accepted by phone, in person or in writing from the following:

  • Primary Dental Care Practitioners
  • Hospital Dental Practitioners
  • General Medical Practitioners
  • Other Healthcare workers
  • Social Services
  • Voluntary agencies
  • Nursing and residential homes


Most patients are referred via their carer, parent or guardian. At the end of a course of treatment, if it is felt you no longer require specialised care then you will be referred on to a General Dental Practitioner (GDP) colleague for ongoing regular care.

Alternatively, if you require continuing regular care, then you will be recalled appropriately and in line with National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance.

Provision for cancer patients with head and neck cancer is available on referral. We provide a treatment service for patients at Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology.



Arrowe Park Hospital
GA / Sedation Suite
Arrowe Park Road
CH49 5PE 


St Catherine's Dental Clinic
St Catherine's Health Centre

3rd Floor, Wing 1

Derby Road



CH42 0lQ

Tel: 0151 652 6527



Leasowe Primary Care Dental Service

Hudson Road
CH46 2QQ
Tel: 0151 638 6103


Victoria Central Dental Clinic
Mill Lane
CH44 5UF
Tel: 0151 604 7328 


Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday, 8:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 5:00pm

Fridays, 8:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 4:30pm.

(NOTE: Some clinics have restricted hours)

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Dental out of hours


Dental out of hours


If you have an urgent dental problem outside of your normal practice hours you can access out-of-hours dental services by calling Revive Dental Care on 0161 476 9651


Find out more about the out of hours dental service here


Last Updated: Tuesday, 20 June 2017 16:09

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