The NHS provides the dental care you need to keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy and pain-free.
The charge you pay depends on the treatment you need
From 14th December 2020, dental charges for patients under the NHS are as follows:
Band 1 course of treatment: £23.80
This covers an examination, diagnosis (including x-rays where necessary), advice on how to prevent further problems, and a scale and polish (if needed).
Band 2 course of treatment: £65.20
This covers everything listed in Band 1, plus any other further treatment such as fillings extensive scale & polish, root canal work or if your dentist needs to take out one or more of your teeth.
Band 3 course of treatment: £282.80
This covers everything listed in Bands 1 and 2, plus crowns dentures or bridges.
Urgent treatment: £23.80
If you require urgent care eg pain relief or a temporary filling.
You may be required to pay additional fees if you are to return for non-urgent care
for more information see the NHS choices website:
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. For more information, call 0300 330 1343 or see: