Children under the age of 18 are entitled to FREE NHS DENTAL CARE.
Band 1 and Band 4 course of treatment
£21.60 - This covers an examination, diagnosis (eg: x-rays), advice on how to prevent future problems, and a scale and polish if needed. Urgent treatment when you need to see a dentist immediately also costs £21.60.
Band 2 course of treatment
£59.10 - This covers everything listed in Band 1, above, plus any further treatment such as fillings, root canal work or if your dentist needs to take out one or more of your teeth.
Band 3 course of treatment
£256.50 - Depending on what's necessary, this can cover everything listed in bands 1 and 2 above, plus more.
Note: you should ask your dentist how much your individual treatment plan will cost. The dental practice may ask you to pay before beginning your treatment.
There will be no charge for writing a prescription or for removing stitches. Usual charges apply when getting the prescription dispensed.
You will receive free services from your NHS dentist according to specific criteria.
Choice of Private Treatment
Treatment that is not allowed on the NHS will be made available to patients who request it as a private treatment. A full estimate and treatment plan will be given to you in writing before treatment commences (at your initial consultation).