NHS Fees

The NHS charges for dental work are based on three different treatment bands:

Band 1

£21.60

This includes an examination, diagnosis and advice. If necessary, it also includes X-rays, a scale and polish, plus planning for further treatment.

Band 2

£59.10

This includes all treatment covered by Band 1, plus additional treatment, such as fillings, root canal treatments and removal of teeth (extractions).

Band 3

£256.50

This includes all treatment covered by Bands 1 and 2, plus more complex procedures such as dentures.

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

  • Aged under 18 under
  • 18 and in full-time education

You also do not have to pay if, when the treatment starts, or when you are asked to pay:

You are included in an Income Support award of:

  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Universal Credit
  • Pension Credit
  • Income-related Employment & Support Allowance
  • You are named on a valid NHS Tax Credit Exemption Certificate (Card)
  • You are named on a partial remission HC1 or HC2 Certificate.

OR

If you are entitled to reduced cost NHS Dental Service:

  • You are named on a HC3 Certificate that is valid during the course of treatment which limits the amount to pay