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Information for the community – Updated guidelines from 27 July 2021
Acknowledgement
The Women's and Children's Hospital is located on the traditional lands for the Kaurna people, and we respect their spiritual relationship with their Country. We also acknowledge that the Kaurna people are the custodians of the Adelaide region, and that their cultural and heritage beliefs are still as important to the living Kaurna people today.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

Emergency Dental Care

The Women’s and Children’s Hospital provides an emergency dental service both during and after hours in collaboration with the Paediatric Emergency Department.

The Women’s and Children’s Hospital provides an emergency dental service both during and after hours in collaboration with the Paediatric Emergency Department. Dental emergencies managed can include (but are not limited to) spreading dental infections, severe trauma to the permanent or primary dentition, uncontrolled oral bleeding or acute presentation of oral pathology.

Patients that are eligible for emergency dental care are required to attend, be triaged and assessed by the Paediatric Emergency Department Team. Should dental involvement be necessary the Emergency Department staff will liaise with the Dental Team to organise acute care in the Emergency Department or admission for management as required.

Only the emergency phase of treatment will be completed at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Your child will need to return to your regular dentist or the South Australian Dental Service for any ongoing or additional treatment required. A discharge letter with details of the emergency treatment will be provided.

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