The Community Dental Service will be providing dental care for children enrolled with the service during the upcoming school holidays. The clinics will offer treatment and relief of pain sessions by appointment only.

To make an appointment please call/email our Contact Centre which operates between the hours of 8am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday throughout the holidays (closed between 25th December and 10th January).  If your child requires dental care during the time we are closed contact your family dentist.

The following Dental Clinics will be open during these school holidays:

  • Hillmorton Clinic, Sylvan Street, Christchurch – from Monday 10th January
  • Aranui Clinic, 240 Breezes Road, Aranui – on 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th & 26th January
  • Hornby Clinic, 2 Hei Hei Road, Hornby - from Monday 10th January
  • Timaru Clinic, Level 1, 18 Woollcombe Street, Timaru – from Monday 10th January

The clinics will offer appointments between 8.15 am and 4.45 pm for school-age and preschool children.  If your child has dental pain because of an accident, please contact your dentist in the first instance.

To book an appointment at one of our clinics please call 0800 846 983 or email [email protected]