Late Summer Bank Holiday Opening and Dental Emergency Information – August 2023

22nd August 2023 | Posted by: Vanessa Giraud

In England, the Late Summer Bank Holiday is celebrated on the last Monday in August every year.

SpaDental hopes you enjoy your long weekend.

Here is some handy information, however, just in case you are unlucky and have a dental problem.

The NHS advice is to only visit A&E for dental care in ‘serious’ circumstances, such as:

    • severe pain (when self-administered pain relief is inadequate or not possible for medical reasons)
    • heavy bleeding
    • injuries to the face, mouth or teeth.

late summer bank holiday when dog plays on beach with pink teeth ballIf you need dental advice when the practice is closed, our answer machines will offer local advice.

      • Our most frequently read urgent care advice:

Here are the holiday opening times for your SpaDental practices, and links to emergency information.

We sincerely hope that all our patients keep well and have a lovely break. However, problems can arise at any time and unfortunately accidents may happen. So we suggest you keep this information handy, just in case.

Out of hours emergency help.

In a dental emergency, phone your nearest Spadental practice. There will be a message on the answer phone with contact information and instructions to help you.

Click on the tab for your practice below, to find out about holiday opening and emergency arrangements.



Ask your pharmacist

If you have dental pain, a pharmacist can recommend non-prescription medicines to help until you can see your dentist. Over the Late Summer Bank Holiday chemists open at different times. It’s worth checking when your regular chemist is open, or finding one nearby that is open.

Book an urgent appointment

SpaDental practices keep time free each day for patients who need urgent care. It’s best to call early to ask about a booking as the places fill up quickly, especially after a weekend or bank holiday.

Our Dental Emergency Information:







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