Charges for NHS Dentistry
If you are exempt from NHS dental charges, you will receive free treatment and care.
If you pay for NHS dental treatment, there are three standard charges.
You pay one charge even if you visit more than once to complete a course of treatment.
The amount you pay will depend on the treatment you need.
You pay one of the three charges below:
This includes an examination, diagnosis and preventive care. If necessary, it will include x rays, scale, polish, and planning for further treatment. Urgent and out-of-hours care costs £14.30.
This includes all necessary treatment covered by the £14.30 charge PLUS additional treatment such as fillings, root canal treatment or extractions.
This charge includes all necessary treatment covered by the £14.30 and £46.00 charges PLUS crowns, dentures and bridges
There is no charge for an NHS prescription.
Free NHS treatment or help with health costs
You may be eligible for help with all or part of the cost of your NHS dental treatment
To see if this applies to you, the leaflet NHS Charges and The Low Income Scheme is available from NHS dental practices; from the NHS Wales web site: www.healthcosts.wales.nhs.uk/dental-costs; or by calling 0345 6031108.