NHS Dental Charges
As an NHS patient you only have to pay one charge for each course of treatment catergorised into the four bands as listed below;
Band 1 course of treatment – £22.70
This covers an examination, diagnosis (e.g. x-rays), advice on how to prevent future problems, and a scale if clinically necessary.
Band 2 course of treatment – £62.10
This covers everything listed in Band 1 above, plus any further treatment such as periodontal care, fillings, root canal work or if your dentist needs to extract or more of your teeth.
Band 3 course of treatment – £269.30
This covers everything listed in Bands 1 and 2 above, plus crowns, dentures or bridges.
Band 4 course of treatment (Urgent Care Appointment) - £22.70
This covers an emergency appointment for example either a prescription being issued, a temporary filling or a crown re cemented. This is only a short appointment to get you out of immediate pain or discomfort.
Please note, these prices increase annually on the 1st April.