2 July 2012
Online Question – NHS Dentistry
“I have a few issues, hope you can be some help, I and my family are currently on NHS dentist but lately my dentist has been charging me a little more then usual , they are NHS and private. I know the costs under band 1,2 and 3 but he [...]
27 October 2011
Dental advice wanted – NHS versus Private Dentistry
I was originally under an NHS dentist who changed to private. A few years later the dentist retired and the practice was taken over. The "new" practice has put prices up considerably, and I have felt that I have had more work done on my [...]
21 September 2011
Dental advice wanted – NHS dental treatment during pregnancy
I needed an emergency root canal filling having broken a tooth after falling when pregnant. I was registered at a private practice but saw my dentist at his NHS clinic where he advised, due to my pregnancy I would be treated on the NHS. He [...]
26 July 2011
The following poster "NHS dental charges from 1 April 2011" describes the charge you will pay for your NHS dental treatment.
Your charges will depend on the treatment you need to keep your mouth, gums and teeth healthy. You will only ever be asked to pay one charge for each complete course of [...]
26 July 2011
The following leaflet “How can I get NHS dental treatment” explains how to find an NHS dentist, what treatment you can expect and how much it will cost from 1 April 2011.
7 August 2010
NHS dental services leaflet – how can you get NHS dental treatment – print this leaflet
How to find an NHS dentist Free NHS dental treatment – who is eligible Charging bands [...]
7 August 2010
If you want to check your NHS dentist’s fees then print this sheet and take it with you to your dental appointment. Always ask for a written treatment plan.
9 December 2009
Email received from a concerned dental patient
“I hope that you don’t mind that I have sent you this email, but I really didn’t know who to ask about this, and would really appreciate your advice about something, please. Excuse me that it is a bit long-winded, but I will endeavour to [...]
23 November 2009
Before your NHS dentist does any Band 2 or Band 3 treatment he has to give you a written treatment plan. This treatment plan details the treatment and how much you will pay.
22 November 2009
Email received from a concerned patient
“A porcelain bridge rooted to my left hand front tooth, that is secured to what I believe to be the eye-tooth has broken away from both anchorage points. Several attempt have been made to correct the decay in the rear tooth, without any repair being effective [...]