NHS Dental Care at Bushey Dental Surgery

At Bushey Dental Surgery we are pleased to offer a full range of NHS Dental Services to our patients. Any treatments that are clinically necessary to maintain healthy teeth & gums such as fillings, crowns, dentures and root canal treatment should be available on the NHS.

If you fall under certain criteria you may be entitled to FREE NHS dental treatment, otherwise you will have to pay a contribution towards the cost of your care.

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Who is entitled to FREE NHS dentistry?

You don't have to pay for NHS dental treatment if you're:

  • Under 18, or under 19 and in full-time education
  • Pregnant or have had a baby in the previous 12 months
  • Receiving low income benefits, or you're under 20 and a dependant of someone receiving low income benefits
  • Being treated in an NHS hospital and your treatment is carried out by the hospital dentist (but you may have to pay for any dentures or bridges)

Register as an NHS patient

Speak to our friendly reception team about becoming an NHS patient at Bushey Dental Surgery, call 020 8950 2985 or fill in our online enquiry form.

NHS dental treatment payment bands

Any treatment that your dentist believes is clinically necessary to achieve and maintain good oral health should be available on the NHS.

Band 1 (£23.80)

This covers an examination, diagnosis (including X-rays), advice on how to prevent future problems, a scale and polish if clinically needed, and preventative care such as the application of fluoride varnish or fissure sealant if appropriate.

Band 2 (£65.20)

This covers everything listed in Band 1 above, plus any further treatment such as fillings, root canal work or removal of teeth but not more complex items covered by Band 3.

Band 3 (£282.80)

This covers everything listed in Bands 1 and 2 above, plus crowns, dentures, bridges and other laboratory work.

To find out more about Teeth Straightening or to book an appointment please call the number below, send us an email or use the enquiry form above.

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