This specialist-led service cares for children from birth to 15 years old who have a physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, medical, emotional, psychological or social impairment or disability, or who are uncooperative and can not be treated in general practice.

We can provide sedation and have a good skill mix which includes experienced dental therapists and dentists skilled in dealing with children. We have strong links with local hospitals if more specialist assistance is needed.

We conduct regular screening and support programmes in local special schools alongside our oral health promotion team.

Contact details

Opening hours Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (appointment only).

This is not a drop-in service. Home visits are available.

We accept referrals from:

  • general dental practitioners
  • doctors
  • social workers
  • care staff
  • district/community nurses
  • other health and social care professionals.

All local paediatric dental referrals sent to us should comply with the NHS England (London) paediatric dental referral pathway.

We support the oral health of people in our community aged 16 and over who have physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, medical, emotional or social impairment or disabilities which precludes treatment in general dental practice.

Our dedicated team includes staff with specialised experience, qualifications, expertise, and equipment (sedation, hoists, wheelchair tipper) for supporting people with special needs. We also have strong relationships with community groups and specialists in local hospitals.

We provide clinical care and screening of people in special schools and we support an active oral health promotion/education service.

Contact details

Opening hours Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm (appointment only).

This is not a drop-in service. Home visits are available but the range of treatment available is limited. Transport may be available for patients who are too disabled to attend our clinics on their own.

We accept referrals from:

  • general dental practitioners
  • doctors
  • social workers
  • care staff
  • district/community nurses
  • other health and social care professionals

All local adult special care dental referrals sent us should comply with the relevant NHS England (London) dental referral pathway.

The CLCH Specialist Endodontic Service is the central triage point for endodontic referrals from dentists in the Boroughs of Westminster, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Kensington and Chelsea.The service is Consultant-led and provides access to specialist Endodontic services both within the Trust and with our partners in specialised practice.

The CLCH Specialist Peridontal Service provides treatment, prevention, and treatments plans for patients with gum diseases and diseases of the dental supporting tissues.

Our specialist prosthodontic service provides removable dentures.

All our specialists are happy to provide advice and treatment planning support.

Referrals are only accepted from dentists in Westminster, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Kensington and Chelsea,. The referral must be on the correct form with clear radiographs.

Endodontic referrals are only accepted by email using NHS Secure Mail typed on editable .pdf circulated by NHS England with electronically attached radiographs. Details of the system are available from NHS England (London)

Contact details

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (appointment only).

Our consultant-led service provides clinical oral surgery procedures for patients referred by general dental practitioners.

We offer a range of oral surgery procedures including:

  • Surgical extraction of teeth and roots
  • Surgical wisdom teeth removal
  • Removal of teeth following previous failed extractions
  • Surgical exposure of teeth
  • Soft tissue surgery
  • Surgical endodontic (root canal) work

Our service has been established for more than 20 years and operates from state-of-the-art premises using high quality equipment and up to date techniques to ensure a safe and good outcome.

We provide IV sedation for selected cases.

Contact details

N.B.: This service is not for patients who need general anaesthetic.

NHSE oral surgery Referral Form

The referral form should be sent directly to the above email address, or by mail to:

Specialist Dental Service,
Soho Centre for Health and Care,
1 Frith Street,
London W1D 3QS

We provide emergency out-of-hours dental care for patients referred by the NHS 111 telephone triage service.

Patients must call 111 to be given an appointment at the St Charles Centre for Health and Care dental clinic, or other contracted providers.

Only emergency dental care is provided and patients requiring follow up or routine care must contact their local general dental practice. NHS charges are payable by patients who are not exempt.

Appointments are issued by the triage service in the order they are received. Walk in patients will be asked to contact 111 to make an appointment.

Location and opening hours

St Charles Centre for Health and Care,
Exmoor St,
London W10 6DZ

Opening hours
  • Monday: 7pm to 10pm
  • Tuesday: 7pm to 10pm
  • Wednesday: 7pm to 10pm
  • Thursday: 7pm to 10pm
  • Friday: 7pm to 10pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4:30pm and 7pm to 10pm
  • Sunday: 10am to 1:30pm and 7pm to 10pm

The service is open on bank holidays apart from the August bank holiday.

Contact 111 to request an appointment and get details of opening hours.

Our dental service for homeless people provides NHS dental care from our base in Great Chapel Street and in outreach settings. Experienced staff can provide oral health advice, check-ups and treatment for people who are homeless.

We have booked appointments and walk in patients are welcome, but it is best to call in advance to check clinic timings. We prefer that appointments are made and kept.

To access the service, patients must provide a medical history.

We accept referrals from health and social care professionals for vulnerable people.

Phone: 020 7534 6628 and 111 out of hours.


Soho Centre for Health and Care 

1 Frith Street

London W1D 3QS

Open for booking

09:00 to 17:00 on Mondays to Fridays 



09:00 to 17:00 on Tuesdays to Fridays

The team raises awareness and promotes better oral health by providing personalised advice, networked information and training for:

  • local children and families
  • homeless people
  • older people
  • vulnerable adults and children

We train teachers and health staff in:

  • schools
  • children's centres
  • special schools
  • community centres
  • antenatal groups
  • early years centres
  • hostels for homeless people
  • care homes

We also attend community meetings and health fairs.

We have an active preventive fluoride varnish application programme in local schools and nurseries, tied to our health promotion programme.

Location and contact details

Soho Centre for Health and Care,
29-30 Soho Square,
London W1D 3QS