NHS Dental Charges There are 3 standard charges for NHS dental treatments,
as correct from 1 April 2012. You will only ever be asked to pay one charge for
each complete course of treatment.
Band 1 £21.60 This covers an examination, diagnosis (including X-rays),
advice and application of fluoride varnish.
Emergency treatment is also covered by the Band 1 charge.
Band 2 £59.10 This covers everything listed in Band 1, plus further
treatment including fillings, root canal treatment or removal of teeth.
Band 3 £256.50 This covers everything listed in Bands 1 and 2, plus
further treatment including crowns, lab-made fillings, dentures and bridges.
Please be aware that if you need NHS treatment
we take the payment on booking.
You do not have to pay if, when the treatment starts, you are:
• Aged under 18
• Aged 18 and in full time education
• Pregnant or have given birth in the last 12 months
Or if you or your partner receives:
• Income Support
• Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
• Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
• Pension Credit guarantee credit.
Or if you are named on
• A valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
• A valid HC2 certificate. If you do not have to pay please bring proof of your exemption to your appointment and show it to your dentist.
All treatment to be paid upfront.