NHS Dental Care
The NHS covers dental treatment to ensure and maintain good oral health. At Worthing Road Dental Practice, we follow the best practice guidelines, as laid out by the NHS and the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
You may be eligible to have all or part of your dental services covered. To find out if you are eligible for free dental treatment on the NHS, click here to learn more.
NHS Dental Bands
There are three NHS charge bands.
Band 1 – £23.80
Covers an examination, diagnosis and advice. If necessary, it also includes x-rays, a scale and polish and planning for further treatment.
Band 2 – £65.20
Covers all treatment included in Band 1, plus additional treatment, such as fillings, root canal treatment, and removing teeth (extractions).
Band 3 – £282.80
Covers all treatment covered by Bands 1 and 2, plus more complex procedures, such as crowns, dentures and bridges.
Treatments offered free of charge:
- Removal of stitches
- Treatment to stop bleeding from your mouth
- Denture repair. Please note that if it isn’t possible to repair your dentures and new dentures are needed, payment of a band 3 charge will be required,