If you pay for your NHS treatment, you will pay one of four fixed charges relating to the type of care you have had.
You will need to pay for your treatment each time you visit the surgery. Payment can be made by cheque, credit or debit card, or cash.
NHS charges (from 1st April 2017)
|Band||Type of treatment||Charge|
|1||Diagnosis, treatment planning and maintenance, which includes x-rays, scaling and polishing and oral hygiene advice.||£21.60|
|2||Additional treatment such as fillings, root canal fillings, extractions, surgical procedures, denture adjustments and treatment of chronic gum disease.||£59.10|
|3||Additional provision of appliances and complex treatment that includes work by a laboratory such as bridgework, crowns and new dentures.||£256.50|
|Emergency||Urgent dental treatment.||£21.60|
NHS dental care is still free for under 18s (under 19s in full-time education), pregnant women, new mums and people on some state benefits.