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NHS Fee Schedule

Simpler charging for NHS Dental Treatment

  • What you pay
  • Example courses of treatment and their costs
  • Dentures

What you pay

If you normally pay for NHS dental treatment, there will be three standard charges. The amount you pay will depend on the treatment you need to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
You will pay ONE of three charges below:

BAND 1:

This charge will include an examination, diagnosis and preventative care. If necessary, this will include X-rays, scale and polish, and planning for further treatment.

Urgent and out-of-hours care will also cost .

OR

BAND 2:

This charge includes all necessary treatment covered by the charge PLUS additional treatment such as fillings, root canal treatment or extractions.

OR

BAND 3:

This charge includes all necessary treatment covered by the and charges PLUS more complex procedures such as crowns, dentures or bridges.

You will pay one charge even if you need to visit more than once to complete a course of treatment.

If you are referred to another dentist, you will still pay one charge (to the dentist you refers you).

If you need more treatment at the same charge level (e.g. an additional filling) within two months of seeing your dentist, this will be free of charge.

Example courses of treatment and their costs

Treatment Total Cost
Examination, diagnosis and preventative advice
Examination, diagnosis and preventative advice and one or more fillings
Examination, diagnosis and preventative advice, one or more fillings and one or more crowns

 

There will be no charge for writing a prescription* or for removing stitches.

Dentures

Repairs to dentures will remain free of charge. If you lose or accidentally damage your dentures beyond repair, it will cost £58.20 to replace them.

*Usual charges apply when getting the prescription dispensed.

Solihull Dental Centre & Implant Clinic is both an NHS & Private Dental Practice