NHS Dental Care
In the West Midlands
NHS dental treatment is available at all Bhandal Dental practices to ensure that all those in need can access the treatment they need to protect and care for their teeth.
Who is Entitled to NHS Treatment?
NHS dentists provide treatment within a national cost framework that aims to make dental care affordable for all.
Free NHS dental care is available to anyone under the of 18 years old – or aged 19 and in full-time education; pregnant women up to 12 months after the birth of their child, recipients of benefits such as Income Support or Jobseeker’s Allowance. Some patients will also qualify for help to meet NHS dental costs.
If you believe you are entitled to an NHS exemption or help to pay NHS dental costs you will need to make the dental practice aware of this.
Band 1 Treatment - £23.80
The basic level of NHS dental treatment covers the cost of routine check-ups at the dentist, diagnosis of problems, advice on preventing dental problems and a scale and polish if necessary. Emergency dental treatment such as temporary fillings also cost £22.70.
Band 2 Treatment - £65.20
Additional NHS dental treatment including root canal surgery, fillings or tooth extractions are covered in Band 2 as well as any treatment that falls within Band 1.
Band 3 Treatment - £282.80
Dental repair work such as fitting dentures, crowns or bridges is covered by Band 3 NHS dental treatment, as well as any treatment that would fall under Band 1 or 2.