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NHS Dental Charges 2014

Toothpick NHS Dental Pricing Breakdown NHS dental services fall into one of three pric- ing tiers, known as bands. SEPTEMBER Su M Tu W Th F Sa JULY AUGUST Su M Tu W Th F Sa Su M Tu W Th F Sa 123 4 5 678 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 2 3 4 6 7 8 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 29 30 31 26 27 28 29 30 31 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Patients pay one flat fee for all services within a pricing band, re- gardless of how many services they receive. A single price applies to all services that they get inside a two-month window. Patient Pays £18.50 Band 1 Treatments Diagnosis and Con- sultation Examination X-rays X-ray images of the mouth that help dentists discover Visual examination of the mouth to target trouble areas Discussions about the best plan for your dental care problems Colour Photographs Photos used to document the patient's case and progress Fluoride Varnish Materials Taken for A coating used to prevent dental caries (tooth decay) Examination Removal of tissue for further examination Scale and Polish Sensitive Removal of plaque and staining followed by a thorough cleaning Fissure Sealant Applying a material that helps prevent Cementum Treatment Treatment of the tissue cavities that covers the root of the tooth, for sensitivity яя Denture and Orthodontic Adjustments Minor adjustment for comfort and fit Minor Filling Study Casts A plaster or stone model of the teeth Corrections The restoration of a used for diagnostic minimal amount of purposes lost tooth Patient Pays £50.50 Band 2 Treatments All treatments covered by Band 1 are included at no additional cost Non-Surgical Periodontal (i.e. sur- Surgical Periodontal Fillings Several types, including composite resin, synthetic resin and glass ionomer, that protect the tooth after a cavity has developed rounding the teeth) Treatment Surgical dental treatments such as Treatment Treatments that do not require surgery, such as deep cleaning of the teeth and gums root planing or bone resection (removal) Sealant Root Canals Pulpotomy Removal of a portion of the pulp (center of the tooth) Restoration Treatment of disease in Repair and reapplica- tion of sealant (a mate- rial applied to prevent decay) the pulp cavity at the root of a tooth Adding a Clasp, Tooth, or Flange (a set of teeth) Tooth Extractions Apicectomy Removal of a tooth's Removal of a tooth root tip or the apex to Dentures when a root canal is Alterations to dentures not sufficient Frenotomy or Frenu- loplasty Surgical adjustment or removal of the tissue Splints for External Trauma Devices that support or immobilise parts of Tooth Transplantation Transfer of a tooth from beneath the tongue or between the lip and gum, known as the frenulum one socket to another the mouth Alerolectomy Surgical removal of part of the ridge that contains the tooth Denture Relining and Any Appliances to Rebasing Refitting procedures for dentures Raise the Bite Any appliance used to adjust the patients bite (that do not require a laboratory process) sockets, to help dental prosthesis fitting Soft Tissue Surgery Surgical procedures relating to the lips and cavity between the jaw and cheeks Endodontic Oral Surgery Including the removal of a protruding tooth, impacted tooth, buried root, or cyst Treatment Treatment associated with the pulp of the teeth Patient Pays £219 Band 3 Treatments All treatments covered by Band 1 and Band 2 are included at no additional cost Crowns Veneers Dentures The fitting of dentures Including porcelain or composite veneers, pinlays, inlays, onlays and palatal veneers when clinically required Including pin or post aids Bridges Including pin or post aids to keep it in place Note: Other denture services may fall in bands 1 or 2 Free Treatments Stitch Removal Removal of Having Bleeding Stopped Getting a Prescription Having the dentist write a prescription for you stitches in the Cessation of the loss mouth after a of blood surgical procedure Note: Denture Repairs Minor repairs for You will need to pay to fill the prescrip- dentures tion. The usual charge is £8.05, as of April 1st 2014. NOTE You are entitled to receive all your NHS dental treatments free of charge if you are: * Under 18 * Under 19 and enrolled in full-time education * Pregnant A Have had a baby in the last 12 months * Staying in an NHS hospital * Taking Income Support, an income-related Employment and Support Allowance, income-related Jobseeker's Allowance, or Pension Credit *Prices as of April 2014. All prices are subject to change. Relates to NHS England Only Presented By: Toothpick

NHS Dental Charges 2014

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NHS dental charges in England are transparent, simple to understand and generous – but very few people know this. We’ve created this infographic to illustrate the treatments you can get on the NHS...


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