Treatment that we provide
We offer the following routine treatment using local anaesthetic if necessary.
- Dental examination and x-rays
- Scale and polish
- Fissure sealants
- Application of fluoride
- 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.
- Urgent dental care
- Management of dental anxiety
- We run the dental advice helpline
- Inhalation sedation and intravenous sedation
- Minor Oral Surgery
- General anaesthetic for specific dental procedures
- Domiciliary care for patients in residential homes and for patients who are housebound
- Oral health promotion team who, through a number of different schemes, deliver oral health education to the community
- We also provide dentistry for a number of prisons
All of our staff are trained in helping patients who have additional needs.
All patients seen by us will be liable to NHS charges, unless you are exempt from payment.
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
- 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 as of 1 April 2018 will be as follows:
- £21.60 – This covers an examination, diagnosis, advice, scale and polish if needed, fluoride varnish, fissure sealants and urgent care
- £59.10 – This includes everything listed above, plus any further treatment such as fillings, root canal treatment and removal of teeth
- £256.50 – This covers everything listed above plus crowns, dentures and bridges
More information about dental charges can be found on NHS Choices website.