Contact details and opening hours


720 Swanston Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053
Open every day: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Do you have a dental emergency?


(03) 9341 1000 Melbourne metro
1800 833 039 Outside Melbourne metro
Open every day: 8:30am – 6:00pm.

All other enquiries


(03) 9341 1000 Melbourne metro
1800 833 039 Outside Melbourne metro
Monday to Friday only: 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Live webchat:

Click the chat icon in the bottom right corner of the website:
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Monday to Friday only: 8:35am - 12:30pm and 1:00pm - 4:50pm.

Postal Address:

GPO Box 1273L
Melbourne VIC Australia 3001


Please do not send private or sensitive information via email. DHSV will not accept referrals sent via email.

Operating hours

Dental Emergency department hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 5:00pm

Weekends & public holidays: 8:30am to 6:00pm.

Specialist dental hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 5:00pm

We are not open weekends and public holidays

Dental Teaching clinic hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 5:00pm

We are not open on weekends and public holidays.

General Enquiries

Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 6:00pm

Weekends and Public Holidays: Closed

Interpreter services for non-English speakers

Language interpreter services are available to patients at The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne. When making your appointment, please tell staff if you will need an interpreter for your visit and your preferred language. Learn more about our interpreter service page.

You can also access immediate telephone interpreting services through TIS National Services by calling 131 450.

Further information can be found on the TIS National website

Patient feedback

You can provide feedback (good and bad) about The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne by completing the online feedback form.

Printed feedback forms are also available from the Hospital or by contacting Dental Health Services Victoria on (03) 9341 1000 or 1800 833 039 (country).

To give feedback about a community dental clinic, please contact the clinic directly.

Requesting information under the Family Violence and Child Information Sharing Schemes

Services that are Information Sharing Entities (ISEs) or Risk Assessment Entities (RAEs) can request information from Dental Health Services Victoria under the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme (FVISS) or Child Information Sharing Scheme (CISS).

If you are an ISE or RAE and wish to request information from DHSV under one or both schemes, complete this form and email it to

Please note, all other requests for information should be directed to

Aboriginal flag The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne and Dental Health Services Victoria acknowledges and pays respect to the traditional owners of the land, the people of the Kulin Nations.

Disruptions to road, kerb and trams on Swanston Street

Due to a range of roadworks, powerline renewals, tram stop works and kerb upgrades, there will be significant disruptions for patients on Swanston Street throughout February.

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