NHS DENTISTRY

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At our Charlton Village Dental and Aesthetic Practice, we believe everyone deserves to have access to dental care. That’s why we offer NHS dentistry to our patients.

NHS dentistry covers general and preventative dentistry as well as some restorative treatments. It doesn’t cover certain cosmetic treatments.

If you aren’t sure whether the treatment you are after is covered by the NHS, or whether you are exempt from NHS charges, please get in contact with our friendly team.

We can help guide you through our competitve private dental fees. You can also find our fees here

NHS BAND FEES

We offer three NHS charge bands as listed below. Fees are set by the NHS

BAND ONE    £23.80


This covers an examination, diagnosis including X-rays where necessary, oral health advice, a scale and polish if clinically needed, and preventative dental care.

BAND TWO  £65.20


This covers everything listed in Band 1, plus any further treatment such as fillings, root canal work or tooth extractions.

BAND THREE  £282.80


This covers everything listed in Bands 1 and 2, plus laboratory work involving crowns, dentures, bridges and mouth guards.

EXEMPTIONS

You are exempt from NHS dental charges if, when the treatment starts, you are:

  • You are named or entitled to a valid HC2 certificate.
  • Under the age of 18.
  • Under the age of 19 and are in full-time education.
  • Pregnant or have had a baby in the previous 12 months.
  • You do not have to pay if, during the course of treatment, you or your partner, receive:
  • Income Support.
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance.
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance.
  • Pension Credit guarantee credit.
  • Universal Credit.
  • You are named on a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate or you are entitled to an NHS tax credit exemption certificate.
  • You'll be asked to show written proof that you don't have to pay for all or part of your NHS treatment. You will also be asked to sign a form to confirm that you don't have to pay.

  • If you aren't sure whether you're entitled to help please contact us using the form below

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  • Please note the NHS issue dental penalty charges for false declaration of exemptions.