Who do I Ring?

There is nothing worse than having toothache, or not knowing where to go for help or not having the money for dental care. Taranaki DHB does not provide a general emergency relief of pain service from the Hospital Dental Unit.

Pre-school children and children up to year 9 (0 – 12 years)

Young People (Year 9 – 17 years of age)

Adults - Emergency dental services for low income adults

  • Taranaki DHB funds a number of private dentists to provide emergency dental services click here for Subsidised Emergency Dental Care Numbers. This service is for the provision of immediate services necessary for the relief of pain and infection and is available for holders of a valid Community Services Card.  There is a part user charge per visit if criteria are reached. On weekends full charges are likely
  • Call 06 753 7866 for information of the dentist on call (weekends)

Contact Details

Taranaki Community Dental Service Clinics

Phone Number
Days and Hours

Te Henui Dental Clinic
74 Mangorei Rd, Strandon 4312
By Scotland’s Boarding Hostel NPGHS

06 757 3405 Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm Click here
Rangiatea Dental Clinic
South Road. Between Spotswood College and Spotswood Primary School
06 751 3507 Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm Click here
Manukorihi Dental Clinic
Manukorihi Intermediate School, Waitara
06 754 8077 Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm Click here
Inglewood Dental Clinic
33 Kelly Street, at Inglewood Primary School, Inglewood
06 756 8041 Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm Click here
Stratford Dental Clinic
Corner of Romeo and Miranda Streets, at the Stratford Health Centre, in Stratford
06 765 8845 Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm  
Hawera Dental Clinic
Outpatient wing of the Hawera Hospital in Hawera
TBA Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm  

Contracted Dental Practices

Dental Practice


Phone Number
Bristow Dental Practice R Bristow 122 St Aubyn St, New Plymouth 759 1630
Capsite Dental Practice
S Gray 31 Tukapa St, New Plymouth 758 2307
Dental House
R Wagstaff 270 Carrington St, New Plymouth 753 6298
Happy Teeth
R Cave 21 Devon St West, New Plymouth 759 8288
K. J.  Hamilton
K Hamilton 13 Mangorei Rd, Strandon, New Plymouth 758 3732
Pure Dental
K Gallacher 465 Devon St East, New Plymouth 758 5629
NP Dental Centre
A Neville -Lamb 79 Liardet St, New Plymouth 758 2433
MediCross Dental Ltd
R Verma Richmond Centre, New Plymouth 757 3600
Taylor Dental Practice 
C Taylor 95 Lemon St, New Plymouth 759 1047
Vivian St Dental Centre
D Antunovic 53 Vivian St New Plymouth 758 4747
Wratislav Dental Practice
A Wratislav 122 St Aubyn St, New Plymouth 759 1665
Inglewood Dental Surgery
A Aiyer 12 Browne St, Inglewood 756 8717
Mary Anne Costelloe M Costelloe 82 Miranda St, Stratford 765 5839
Eltham Dental Centre Ltd
B Robertson 193 High St, Eltham 764 8732
Dental Care Hawera
A Fraser 24 High St, Hawera 278 5562

Hawera Dental Surgery

B & J Martin 5 Furlong Street, Hawera 278 3279
Sandie Pryor
S Pryor Patea Health Centre ,1 Lincoln St, Patea 273 8088
Diane Lance
D Lance 45 Gloag St, PO Box 1, Waverley 346 5491
Lealand Dental Surgery T P Lealand Central Building, Union Street, Hawera 278 7037

Subsidised Emergency Dental Care Clinics

Dental Practice Address Phone Number
Sandie Pryor Patea Health Centre ,1 Lincoln St, Patea 273 8088
Inglewood Dental Surgery 12 Browne St, Inglewood 756 8717

A WINZ subsidy may be available via some dentists.

Last updated: Thursday, January 18, 2018

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