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NHS dentist Edinburgh

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Can anyone recommend a nhs dentist in Edinburgh who is good with nervous patients. I had been with Craigcentiny Dental practice who had built up my confidence but they have went private and are totally out of my price ability.
I know I need work done and am scared to bits but need to do something about it soon.
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  • Chimpofdoom
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    There's one in Morningside that my OH goes to, going to sign up there myself after my last appt with my dentist in Perth.

    I'll look up the name when I get home tonight!
    :exclamatiTo the internet.. I need to complain about something!
  • SilverBell
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    I go to Meadowbank Dental Practice in Earlston Place and I think they're great. I get really nervous as well but I've never had any problems and they are always helpful and friendly.

    I had an appointment a few days ago and there was definitely a sign up saying 'new NHS patients welcome'.
  • MINMOUSE
    MINMOUSE Posts: 398 Forumite
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    Thanks for the posts - there are a few around where i live that have nhs signs up but i have no idea what they hence the post. Someone had mentioned a practie in Duncan St but had not been themselves.
  • kerrydrobertson
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    Ive just registered at Pearl Dental Clinic just up from Duddingston towards Craigmillar. Havent been yet, got my 1st appointment on Wed
  • welda
    welda Posts: 600 Forumite
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    There is one at Ocean Terminal, across from Brittania Spice, I've been twice now for check ups, they seem very good!

    Linky http://www.oceandrivedentalcare.co.uk/
  • ljw2701
    ljw2701 Posts: 169 Forumite
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    edited 31 January 2011 at 10:46PM
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    If you're willing to consider outside Edinburgh I can recommend the Roslin Dental Practice in Midlothian - very friendly & efficient plus I saw recently that they were taking on new NHS clients.

    Myself and my children have been registered there for a few years now with absolutely no problems.
  • Kinski
    Kinski Posts: 874 Forumite
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    There's also one in Great Junction street, I've started going to her and so far she has been really good. I don't qualify for n.h.s treatment but most of the rest of my family does and they have all been happy there.
  • scot88
    scot88 Posts: 351 Forumite
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  • Lima
    Lima Posts: 63 Forumite
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    I use a NHS dentist on Portobello High Street. There are quite a few NHS dentists down there. Details below. I use Anthony and find him very good and never given me any pain. Have had a few extractions before and been okay.

    Brighton Place Dental Centre 216, Portobello High St, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH15 2AU Tel: 0131 669 2995
  • spaceboy
    spaceboy Posts: 1,907 Forumite
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    Ive just registered at Pearl Dental Clinic just up from Duddingston towards Craigmillar. Havent been yet, got my 1st appointment on Wed

    I have had an appointment there, went ok, no fillings required.
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