Treatment that we provide

We offer the following routine treatment using local anaesthetic if necessary.

 

Routine treatments

  • Dental examination and x-rays
  • Scale and polish
  • Fillings
  • Fissure sealants
  • Application of  fluoride
  • Dentures
  • Extractions
  • Root canal treatment in anterior teeth and treatments for the nerve in baby teeth.  (These treatments are designed to prevent early loss of the teeth)
  • Preventative advice and care  

We do not routinely provide crowns, bridges, implants, or cosmetic dentistry.

Special treatment

All of our staff are trained in helping patients who have additional needs.

Patient Charges

All patients seen by us will be liable to NHS charges, unless you are exempt from payment.

Exemption

You are exempt from NHS dental charges if you fall into the following categories:  

  • Under 18 years of age
  • Under 19 years of age and in full time education
  • Pregnant
  • Have had a baby in the last 12 months
  • Receiving income support
  • Receiving income-based jobseekers allowance
  • Receiving Income-related employment and support allowance
  • Receiving pension credit guarantee credit  

NHS dental charges are currently as follows: 

  • £19.70 – This covers an examination, diagnosis, advice, scale and polish if needed, fluoride varnish, fissure sealants and urgent care
  • £53.90 – This includes everything listed above, plus any further treatment such as fillings, root canal treatment and removal of teeth
  • £233.70 – This covers everything listed above plus crowns, dentures and bridges  

More information about dental charges can be found on NHS Choices website.