Dentistry is among the NHS services for which you must pay a fee.
Below are the prices for NHS care.
Band 1 course of treatment
This covers an examination, diagnosis (including bitewing X-rays), advice on how to prevent future problems, a scale and polish if clinically needed, and preventative care such as the application of fluoride varnish or fissure sealant if appropriate.
- Diagnosis, advice and small X-rays
- Scale and polish*
- Fluoride varnish & fissure sealant
- Further treatment planning
Band 2 course of treatment
This covers everything listed in Band 1 above, plus any further treatment such as fillings, root canal work or removal of teeth. It doesn’t include more complex items covered by Band 3.
- Root canal work
- Removing teeth
Band 3 dental treatment
This covers everything listed in Bands 1 and 2 above, plus crowns, dentures, bridges and other laboratory work.