NHS Dental Treatment

NHS Dental Treatment

We have a contract with the NHS to provide all treatments necessary to secure and maintain your oral health. NHS dental treatment is available to everyone and you do not have to be in receipt of a benefit to receive this service.

While NHS dental treatment is free for “exempt” patients (see Payment Exemption Rules below), there is a standard chargeable fee for others (see NHS Price List). These NHS prices are standard and set by the government and will apply to any NHS dentistry across England. While we are able to provide a high volume of NHS treatments and see many patients, our annual contract with the NHS is limited and we will inform you if unable to treat you as an NHS patient in any given period.

We also provide a range of private treatment options for patients who choose to have treatment that is not available in our NHS contract, such as the provision of cosmetic dentistry.

NHS Dental Treatment Prices

Band 1: 
Diagnosis, Treatment Planning & Maintenance

Covers an examination, diagnosis and advice. If clinically necessary and justified, it also includes X-rays, a scale & polish, and planning for further treatment. Applies also to urgent care.



Band 2:

Covers all treatment included in Band 1, plus additional treatment, such as fillings, root canal treatment and removing teeth (extractions).


Band 3:


Covers all treatment included in Bands 1 and 2, plus more complex procedures, such as crowns, dentures and bridges.


As we do not charge for missed appointments or late cancellations for NHS work, if you fail to attend or to change or cancel an appointment without 24 hours notice twice, we reserve the right to no longer treat you.

For more advice on receiving help with the cost on NHS dental treatment, go to www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk and click ‘Help with health cost’.

You pay nothing for your NHS dental treatments if any of the following apply:

  • right arrow  You are under 18 years of age
  • right arrow  You are 18 (not older) and in full-time education
  • right arrow  You are pregnant
  • right arrow  You had a baby in the last 12 months
  • right arrow  You or your partner (living at the same address) receive:
    •  Income Support
    •  Income-related Employment & Support Allowance
    •  Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
    •  Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
  • right arrow  You are named on a valid HC2 Certificate
  • right arrow  You are named on a valid NHS Tax Credit Exemption Certificate (Card)
  • right arrow  You are entitled to an NHS Tax Credit Exemption Certificate
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