Free emergency dental care for children introduced in Latvia

Latvia is introducing state-funded emergency dental care services on Saturdays for children up until the age of 18 (excluding), National Health Service said on July 13.

These services will be available in five cities and are intended for cases when dental care is needed suddenly or acutely: in case of persistent tooth pain, swelling of the cheek or gums, or dental injuries. The dentist will evaluate whether urgent care is necessary.

The service will be provided in the following medical establishments:

  • Rīga – "Veselības centru apvienība" Pļavnieki. Andreja Saharova Street 16, Saturdays 9:00 to 15:00, phone 22320878.
  • Rīga – "Veselības centru apvienība" Elite. Anniņmuižas Boulevard 85. Saturdays 9:00 to 15:00, phone: 22121112.
  • Rīga – Adoria. A. Čaka Street 70-3. Saturdays 10:00 to 16:00, phone 67315000.
  • Ogre – ŠMITU ZOBĀRSTNIECĪBA. Priežu Street 9. Saturdays 9:00 to 14:00, phone  65022550; 29437674.
  • Liepāja – ALGORITMS L. Sakņu Street 14 and M. Ķempes Street 2. Saturdays 9:00 to 15:00, phone: 26817791 (Sakņu Street 14 - 1, Liepāja); 26817721 (Mirdzas Ķempes Street 2-2N, Liepāja).
  • Liepāja – LIBAU DENTAL (Dz. Ozoliņas zobārstniecības kabinets). Graudu Street 31. Saturdays 9:00 to 15:00, phone  25784411.
  • Valmiera – Dentalfix. Cēsu Street 19. Saturdays 9:00 to 14:00, phone 29228384.
  • Daugavpils – Daugavpils zobārstniecības poliklīnika. Adrese: Lāčplēša iela 12. Saturdays 8:00 to 14:00, phone: 65425425.

Information on State-funded dental care for children is available on the NVD website.

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