Providing NHS dentistry for over 30years
NHS treatment is available to all patients who wish to access this service. Please be mindful that we endeavour to accommodate all new patients wishing to register, however waitlists are introduced during periods of high demand.
NHS patients can book appointments between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.
Band 1 dental treatment: £21.60
This covers one or more treatments (as many as are necessary) from the following list :
- adjusting false teeth (dentures) or orthodontic appliances, such as braces
- applying sealants or fluoride preparations to the surfaces of your teeth
- a clinical examination, assessment and report
- marginal correction of fillings
- moulds of your teeth – for example, to see how your teeth bite together
- an orthodontic assessment and report
- a scale and polish (if clinically necessary)
- coloured photographs
- taking a sample of cells or tissue from your mouth for examination
- treating sensitive cementum (the tissue that covers the root of a tooth)
- Emergency treatment (when you need to see a dentist immediately) also costs £20.60.
Band 2 dental treatment: £59.10
This can cover anything listed in band 1 above, plus any of the following:
- an addition to your dentures – such as adding a clasp or a tooth
- apicectomy – removing the tip of the root of a tooth
- a mouth guard to correct your “bite” (doesn’t include a laboratory-made appliance)
- free gingival grafts – when healthy tissue from the roof of your mouth is attached to your teeth where the root is exposed
- frenectomy, frenoplasty or frenotomy – surgery to the folds of tissue that connect your tongue, lips and cheeks to your jaw bone
- treatment for severe gum disease – such as root planing (cleaning bacteria from the roots of your teeth), deep scaling and a polish, or a gingivectomy (removal of gum tissue)
- oral surgery – such as removing a cyst, or soft tissue surgery to the mouth or lips
- pulpotomy – removing dental pulp (the soft tissue at the centre of a tooth)
- relining and rebasing dentures
- removing teeth (extraction)
- root canal treatment
- sealant to fill small holes or grooves in your teeth
- splinting loose teeth – for example, after an accident (this doesn’t include laboratory-made splints)
Band 3 dental treatment: £256.50
This can cover anything listed in bands 1 and 2 above, plus any of the following :
- bridges – a fixed replacement for a missing tooth or teeth
- crowns – a type of cap that completely covers your real tooth
- inlays, pinlays and onlays – used to restore damaged teeth
- orthodontic treatment and appliances such as braces
- other custom-made appliances, not including sports guards
- veneers and palatal veneers – new surfaces for the front or back of a tooth
- Treatments such as veneers and braces are only available on the NHS if there’s a clinical need for them (not for cosmetic reasons). Similarly, other cosmetic treatments, such as teeth whitening, are not available on the NHS.
NHS dental treatment includes all necessary treatment to ensure your teeth and gums are healthy (unfortunately, this does not include cosmetic treatments such as teeth whitening and dental implants).
NHS treatment is available to all new and existing patients at Chiswick Dental. Due to the high demand of this service there may be an NHS waiting list in operation at some times of the year. Alternatively you may choose to be treated privately or be part of the Chiswick Dental practice plan.
NHS DENTISTRY – FREE DENTAL TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WHO FALL IN TO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:
- Under 18 years of age
- 18 years of age and are a full-time student
- Pregnant or have had a baby within 12 months of start of your procedure
- Under specific support programmes including income based Jobseeker’s allowance, income support, pension credit or income related employment and support allowance.
- Holder of HC2 certificate
- Holder of HC3 certificate (partial-funding)
Please bring proof of eligibility to your appointments.