NHS. The charge depends on what treatment you need to keep your mouth, gums and teeth healthy. You will only ever be asked to pay one charge for each complete course of treatment, even if you need to visit your dentist more than once to finish it- either Band 1, Band 2 or Band 3.
This covers an examination, diagnosis (eg X-rays), advice on how to prevent future problems, a scale and polish if needed, and application of fluoride varnish or fissure sealant. If you require urgent care, even if your urgent treatment needs more than one appointment to complete, you will only need to pay one band Band 1 charge
This covers everything listed in Band 1 above, plus any further treatment such as fillings, root canal work or if your dentist needs to take one or more of your teeth.
This covers everything listed in Band 1 and 2 above, plus crowns, dentures and bridges.
Orthodontic treatment is often part of a comprehensive dental health care plan. With good care, including orthodontic treatment when necessary, teeth can last a lifetime.
Straight teeth from 6 weeks onwards.