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
Rangiatea Dental Clinic
South Road. Between Spotswood College and Spotswood Primary School
06 751 3507 Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Manukorihi Dental Clinic
Manukorihi Intermediate School, Waitara
06 754 8077 Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Inglewood Dental Clinic
33 Kelly Street, at Inglewood Primary School, Inglewood
06 756 8041 Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
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
122 St Aubyn St, New Plymouth
R Bristow 759 1630
Capsite Dental Practice
31 Tukapa St, New Plymouth
S Gray 758 2307
Dental House
270 Carrington St, New Plymouth
R Wagstaff 753 6298
Happy Teeth
270 Carrington St, New Plymouth
R Cave 759 8288
K. J. Hamilton
13 Mangorei Rd, Strandon, New Plymouth
K Hamilton 758 3732
Pure Dental
465 Devon St East, New Plymouth
K Gallacher 758 5629
NP Dental Centre
79 Liardet St, New Plymouth
A Neville -Lamb 758 2433
MediCross Dental Ltd
Richmond Centre, New Plymouth
R Verma 757 3600
Taylor Dental Practice 
95 Lemon St, New Plymouth
C Taylor 759 1047
Vivian St Dental Centre
53 Vivian St New Plymouth
D Antunovic 758 4747
Wratislav Dental Practice
122 St Aubyn St, New Plymouth
A Wratislav 759 1665
Inglewood Dental Surgery
12 Browne St, Inglewood
A Aiyer 756 8717
Mary Anne Costelloe
82 Miranda St, Stratford
M Costelloe 765 5839
Eltham Dental Centre Ltd
193 High St, Eltham
B Robertson 764 8732
Dental Care Hawera
24 High St, Hawera
A Fraser 278 5562
Hawera Dental Surgery
5 Furlong Street, Hawera

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

Subsidised Emergency Dental Care Clinics

Dental Practice Address Phone Number
Sandie Pryor Patea Health Centre ,1 Lincoln St, Patea 273 8088

A WINZ subsidy may be available via some dentists.

Last updated: Tuesday, October 2, 2018

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