NHS dental treatment in Greenwich
ConfiDental Clinic Greenwich provides an NHS dental service where we are pleased to offer various treatments so that you can receive good oral hygiene and standard dental care. The NHS dentist at our clinic will assess and then offer you a treatment option that is clinically appropriate under the NHS. Below is a description of available treatments and costs:
NHS treatments charges
(From April 1st 2019)
Band 1: course of treatment – £23.80
This can cover a dental examination, diagnosis including X-rays where necessary, oral health advice, a scale and polish if clinically needed, and preventative dental care such as the application of fluoride varnish or fissure sealant if appropriate.
Band 2 course of treatment – £65.20
This covers everything listed in Band 1 above, plus any further treatment such as fillings, root canal work or tooth extractions but not more complex items covered by Band 3.
Band 3 course of treatment – £282.80
This covers everything listed in Bands 1 and 2 above, plus laboratory work involving crowns, dentures, bridges and sports guards.
Band 4 course of treatment – £23.80
Emergency dental assessment
You are exempt from NHS dental charges if, when the treatment starts, you are:
- aged under 18
- under 19 and receiving full-time education
- pregnant or have had a baby in the previous 12 months
- staying in an NHS hospital and your treatment is carried out by the hospital dentist
- an NHS hospital dental service outpatient (however, you may have to pay for your dentures or bridges).
You do not have to pay if, during the course of treatment, you or your partner, receive:
- Income Support
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
- Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
- Pension Credit guarantee credit
- Universal Credit
- you are named on a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate or you are entitled to an NHS tax credit exemption certificate
- you are named on a valid HC2 certificate
Please be aware that being repeatedly late for your appointments or failure to attend appointments may result in the early termination of the course of treatment.