NHS dental treatment includes all treatment necessary to secure and maintain your oral health. NHS dental care is arranged into 3 bands of treatment, each of which has a set fee.
Band 1 Treatment: – This charge includes an examination, diagnosis and preventive advice. If necessary, it also includes X-rays, scaling and planning for further treatment.
Band 2 Treatment: – This charge includes all the necessary treatment covered by the band 1 charge, plus additional treatment, such as fillings, root canal treatment, treatment of gum disease or extractions
Band 3 Treatment: – This charge includes all the necessary treatment that is covered by the band 1 and 2 charges, plus more complex procedures, such as crowns, dentures, and bridges.
Free NHS dental care is available if, when your treatment starts, you are:
You can also get free NHS dental treatment if, when the treatment starts or the charge is made: