Free NHS Dental Treatment or Help with Health Costs

You do not have to pay for NHS dental treatment if, when the treatment starts, you are:

  • Aged under 18
  • Under 19 and receiving full-time education
  • Pregnant or a mother who has had a baby in the previous 12 months
  • Staying in an NHS hospital and your treatment is carried out by the hospital dentist
  • An NHS Hospital Dental Service outpatient

You also do not have to pay if, when the treatment starts, or when you are asked to pay you are included in an award (as a claimant, partner or dependant person under 20) of:

  • Income Support
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
  • Universal Credit and for the last assessment period there were no earnings within the allowed limit
  • You are named on a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate, or you are entitled to an NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • You are named on a valid HC2 certificate

If your name is on a valid HC3 certificate, you do not have to pay the full costs of your treatment.

NHS Dental Fees

The charge you pay depends on the treatment you need to keep your mouth, gums and teeth healthy. You will only ever be asked to pay one charge for each complete course of treatment, even if you need to visit your dentist more than once to finish it – either Band 1, Band 2 or Band 3.

If you are not exempt from charges, you should pay one of the following charges for each course of treatment you receive:

Band 1 course of treatment – £23.80
This covers an examination, diagnosis (e.g. X-rays), advice on how to prevent failure problems, a scale and polish if needed, and application of fluoride varnish or fissure sealant. If you require urgent care, even if your urgent treatment needs more than one appointment to complete, you will only need to pay one Band 1 charge.

Band 2 course of treatment – £65.20
This covers everything listed in Band 1 above, plus any further treatment such as fillings, root canal work or if your dentist needs to take out one or more of your teeth.

Band 3 course of treatment – £282.80
This covers everything listed in Bands 1 and 2 above, plus crowns, dentures and bridges.

Private Fees


Examination Routine£45.00
Examination – New Patient £75.00
X-Rays Small Film £8.50
X-Rays Large Scan £45.00


Simple Scale£64.00
Hygienist Visit£64.00
Airflow Stain Removal£91.50
Fissure Sealant (per tooth)£35.00
Fluoride Application£35.00
Mouth Guard (Heavy Duty Sports)£145.00
Michigan Splint£395.00
Anti-Snore Guard from £450.00

Tooth Whitening

Plasma Light£475.00


Silver Amalgam£75.00 – £150.00
White£95.00 – £225.00

Root Fillings (Endodontics)

Incisors £195.00-£225.00
Premolar£225.00 – £295.00
Molar £350.00 – £425.00

*Apicectomy as quoted

Tooth Extractions

Simple Extraction£95.00 – £125.00
Surgical Extraction£195.00 – £225.00
Wisdom Tooth Removal£200.00 – £250.00
Sedation – Intravenous£175.00 per session


Porcelain Inlay / Onlay£375.00 – £450.00
Porcelain Veneer£400.00 – £500.00
Porcelain Crown£450.00 – £550.00
Full Gold Crown£650.00 – £750.00
Bridge (per unit)£500.00 – £550.00
COSMETIC Veneer/Crown/Bridge£650.00 – £750.00
Re-Cementing Crown£47.50 – £57.50

Braces (Orthodontics)

Metal – one arch / both arches£1800.00 – £2400.00
Ceramic – one arch / both arches£2000.00 – £3800.00
Children (under 18) metal both arches£1800.00


Diagnostic Planning£300.00
CBCT Scan£100.00
Implant Placement£1000.00 – £1250.00
Restoration (Abutment and Crown)£700.00 – £1000.00
Full Arch Bridge (per arch)£10000.00 – £15000.00
Implant Retained Denture £4500.00 – £6500.00
Bone Augmentation£450.00 – £650.00
Block Grafting£850.00 – £1050.00
Sinus Lift & Grafting£950.00 – £1250.00
Growth Factors Adjuncts£295.00 – £495.00


Full Upper and Lower Acrylic (plastic)£600.00 – £1200.00
Partial Acrylic (plastic)£400.00 – £750.00
Full/Partial Cobalt Chrome (metal)£950.00 – £1250.00
Simple Denture Repair£69.00
Complex Denture Repair£89.00
Addition of Toothfrom £79.00
Relines – chairside/laboratory £175.00 / £225.00

Failed Appointments (per half hour) – £64.00
Emergency Call Out (Temporary Stabilisation Included) – £195.00