Care during Christmas – a Guide for Patients

December 12th, 2017

By Battle Road Dental

Here at Battle Road Dental Practice, we would like to wish all of our patients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year.

We hope that you will enjoy a smooth and relaxed festive season, but we are also aware that sometimes problems arise. In the unlikely event that you do find yourself experiencing a dental problem during Christmas, we’ve prepared this guide to our festive opening hours and emergency care options.

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

Our opening hours for the festive period are as follows:

Date Battle Road

Opening Hours

Station Plaza

Opening Hours

Fri 22nd December 2017 8.30am – 5.30pm 8am – 6.30pm
Sat 23rd December 2017 CLOSED 9am – 1pm
Sun 24th December 2017 CLOSED CLOSED
Mon 25th December 2017 Bank Holiday Bank Holiday
Tues 26th  December 2017 Bank Holiday Bank Holiday
Wed 27th  December 2017 CLOSED 8am – 6.30pm
Thurs 28th December 2017 CLOSED 8am – 6.30pm
Fri 29th December 2017 CLOSED 8am – 6.30pm
Sat 30th  December 2017 CLOSED 9am – 1pm
Sun 31st  December 2017 CLOSED CLOSED
Mon 1st January 2018 Bank Holiday Bank Holiday


Emergency Care – All Patients

During normal working days (non bank holidays) when Battle Road is closed our sister practice Station Plaza is open and able to provide emergency care to patients from Battle Road. We advise patients to call/email as early as possible in the morning (we open at 8.15) to arrange an appointment.

Emergency care – Denplan/Private patients

For Private/Denplan patients only an emergency mobile number is available. This number is given on the Christmas closure answer machine at Battle Road. Alternatively, Denplan patients can also call the 24 hour Denplan emergency helpline on 0800 844 999.

Emergency Care – Registered & Non-Registered Patients

We will only provide emergency appointments for registered patients however emergency appointments for both registered and non registered patients is available using the NHS Dental Helpline 0300 1231663 Visit the NHS Choices Emergency Dental Care website for up to date information on helpline opening hours and other NHS options.

There is also an NHS emergency dental service that works from the Arthur Blackman Clinic on 01424 850792. Opening hours and further details available on the East Sussex NHS Emergency Dental Service website.

On behalf of all the team here at Battle Road Dental Practice, we’d like to thank all of our patients for choosing us in 2017 and look forward to seeing you again in 2018.


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