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Community Dental Service

  • Date Updated

    06 May 2020

  • Type


Children and adults who have special needs, people who are particularly nervous and people who have additional physical or mental health issues. Provides specialist advice and dental treatment. People are referred in to the service by letter, usually by their family dentist. Service available Mon - Fri 8:45am - 5:00pm. Closed Weekends & Bank Holidays. Based at Moorgate Primary Care Centre, Whitefield Health Centre and Radcliffe Primary Care Centre. The referrals are processed and assigned to a waiting list. Treatment is then offered at the patient's preferred clinic where possible. The service also runs an Oral Health Promotion Unit to advise people how to prevent dental disease and maintain their oral health. Dentists in the Community Dental Service also carry out dental surveys to monitor dental disease in the local community.



Bury & Local Area


Bury East

Target Audience(s)

Adults, Older people, Adult carers

Supporting People With

Physical impairment, Learning difficulty, Autism, Visual impairment, Hearing impairment, Communication impairment


Referral Required


Referral Notes

Family Dentist, GP, Dental Access Centre, Fairfield Hospital, Specialist Medical Staff and other Health Care Professionals.

Local Offer


We are an inclusive organisation/service who support Children & Young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) 

Age Bands
16-25 years, 11-15 years, 6-10 years, 0-5 years
  • Address
    Moorgate Primary Care Centre
    22 Derby way , Lancashire
  • Postcode

    BL9 0NJ