NHS

We take pride in the high standards of care we offer to our NHS patients. NHS dental care covers a wide range of clinically necessary treatments such as fillings, dentures and crowns to maintain good oral health. We provide NHS care at all of our practices but places can be limited and we may not always be accepting new NHS patients. Call today to find out if we’re accepting any new patients.

Costs and Treatment Bands

 

Band 1: £19.70

This includes an examination, diagnosis and advice. If necessary, it also includes X-rays, a scale and polish and planning for further treatment.

Band 2: £53.90

This includes all treatment covered by Band 1, plus additional treatment, such as fillings, root canal treatment and removing teeth (extractions).

Band 3: £233.70

This includes all treatment covered by Bands 1 and 2, plus more complex procedures, such as crowns, dentures and bridges.

Exemption of charges

You do not have to pay for NHS dental treatment if, when the treatment starts, you are:

  • aged under 18
  • under 19 and receiving full-time education
  • pregnant or have had a baby in the previous 12 months
  • staying in an NHS hospital and your treatment is carried out by the hospital dentist
  • an NHS hospital dental service outpatient (however, you may have to pay for your dentures or bridges).

You do not have to pay if, during the course of treatment, you or your partner, receive:

  • Income Support
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Pension Credit guarantee credit
  • Universal Credit

or

  • you are named on a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate or you are entitled to an NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • you are named on a valid HC2 certificate

You can find out more at www.nhs.uk