How it works
There are three standard charges for NHS dental treatments.
|Treatment Band 1||Fee|
|This covers an examination, diagnosis (e.g. X-rays), advice on how to prevent future problems, a scale and polish if needed, and application of fluoride varnish or fissure sealant.||£21.60|
|Treatment Band 2||Fee|
|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.||£59.10|
|Treatment Band 3||Fee|
|This covers all treatment covered by Bands 1 and 2, plus more complex procedures, such as crowns, dentures and bridges.||£256.50|