NHS Dentistry

What are the NHS Dental charges?

The charge you pay depends on the treatment you need to keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy. You will only ever be asked to pay one charge for each complete course of treatment, even if you need to visit your dentist more than once to finish it: Band 1, Band 2 or Band 3.

Band 1

This covers an examination, diagnosis (e.g. x-rays), advice on how to prevent future problems, a scale and polish if needed, and application of fluoride varnish or fissure sealant. If you require urgent care, even if your urgent treatment needs more than one appointment to complete, you will only need to pay one Band 1 charge.

Band 2

This covers everything listed in Band 1 above, plus any further treatments such as fillings, root canal work or if your dentist needs to take out one or more of your teeth.

Band 3

This covers everything listed in Band 1 and 2 above, plus crowns, dentures and bridges.

Free NHS dental treatment or help with health costs

You may be eligible for help with all or part of the costs of your NHS dental treatment.

To see if this applies to you, please visit – www.gov.uk/government/publications/leaflet-and-poster-on-nhs-dental-services

For advice on how to get help with health costs call 0300 330 1343 or go to the NHS Choices website at www.nhs.uk/healthcosts

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