Royal Children’s Hospital Emergency Department
50 Flemington Rd, Parkville VIC 3052
TELEPHONE (03) 9345 5522
Any child who has suffered a Dental Injury that has resulted in facial swelling or trauma. We would recommend going straight to The Royal Children’s Hospital Emergency Department for medical attention.
The Emergency Department at The Royal Children’s Hospital provides urgent medical care to children and adolescents. The Department operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Emergency Department entrance is via Entry 2 from Flemington Road, Parkville. Parents are able to drive down to the Emergency department and drop off their child, however, to ensure ambulance access, parking outside the Emergency bay is strictly prohibited. Visitor parking is available in the basement levels of the new hospital.
ROYAL DENTAL HOSPITAL OF MELBOURNE (RDHM)
720 Swanston St, Carlton VIC 3053
TELEPHONE (03) 9341 1000
Emergency Dental Care is available to all Victorians through The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne (RDHM) and available to all eligible Victorians at community dental clinics. For all dental emergencies call: 9341 1000 (Outside Melbourne Metro call: 1800 833 039)
A dental emergency could be: facial swelling, bleeding (trauma affecting your mouth)
an accident involving damage to your mouth or teeth, dental pain (e.g. in teeth, mouth, gum, jaw)
Emergency dental treatment is also available at your local community dental clinic.
Call (03) 9341 1000 or use the online community dental clinics search for a list of dental clinics in your area. Where is the Emergency Department at RDHM?
The Emergency Department is on Level 1, 720 Swanston Street, Carlton (opposite Melbourne University).
Emergency Dental Care is available at RDHM at these times:
Monday to Friday 8:15am to 9:15pm
Weekends and public holidays 8:45am to 9:15pm
Outside of the above times, contact the emergency department of a hospital near you.
For further information on what to do in a dental emergency, click on this link from RDHM