Standard charges

From 24th April 2023 the cost of NHS dental treatment will be:-

Emergency dental treatment - £25.80

This covers emergency care in a primary care NHS dental practice such as pain relief or a temporary filling.

Band 1 course of treatment - £25.80

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 course of treatment - £70.70

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 course of treatment - £306.80

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

You can also see a full explanation of charges and exemptions

Cosmetic treatments

Some treatments are available privately. For example: the cost of a white filling starts from £60. The cost of teeth whitening starts from £250.

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