Lassus Tandartsen: your emergency dentist in Amsterdam

Do you need to see an emergency dentist in Amsterdam? Then come along to Lassus Tandartsen. We have long opening hours during weekdays, evenings and weekends. Our specialists are available to provide you with dental help in the event of you experiencing acute pain or if you need urgent assistance. In order to be treated by an emergency dentist even if you’re not an existing client of ours, the first step is to contact us by telephone in order to make an appointment.

The telephone number for emergency cases during our practice opening hours is 020 4713137

It is not easy to be certain when dental treatment is urgent. The most important thing to remember is that you are the one who must determine whether you need urgent treatment. If you have doubts about the urgency of your problem, contact us over the phone and we will help you to assess how severe the complaint is and whether immediate treatment is necessary.

See below an overview of the complaints which qualify for urgent treatment and those which could wait until the next day. Of course, in these cases we will still try to give you an appointment on the same day.

Acute emergencies: make an appointment immediately

In any of the following cases, contact us immediately for an appointment.

  • Teeth which have fallen out
  • Loose teeth
  • Bleeding after a tooth extraction
  • A swollen cheek due to an infection (abscess)

Normal emergencies: make an appointment immediately

The following complaints are urgent, so it is important to receive dental assistance as soon as possible. In order to determine how serious they are, discuss your complaints with the assistants over the phone.

  • Teeth which have broken off
  • Afterpain following a tooth extraction
  • Neuralgia (root canal issues)
  • Toothache
  • Temporomandibular joint pain


These are dental problems for which you might desire urgent treatment, but which are not real emergencies. The complaints listed below can wait until the next day.

  • A crown or filling which has fallen out
  • A loose implant
  • A loose or partially loose splint
  • Sharp edges which harm your mouth


What is a Dental emergency?

When can you contact us?

Do I have to be a client of Lassus for emergency help?

The Costs

The costs of emergency dental help at Lassus Tandartsen are the same as for normal treatment. Emergency help will be reimbursed in the same way by your health insurance provider as for normal dental treatment. Please be aware that if you’re not a client of Lassus Tandartsen that you’ll have to pay the costs of treatment at the clinic and claim them back from your health insurance provider. View the Dental Rates for 2021 here.