Faversham Smiles are pleased to offer NHS Dental Services to patients who require treatments necessary to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Treatments such as fillings, crowns, dentures and root canal therapy should be available on the NHS but prices will depend on which of the 3 bands the items on your course of treatment fall under. If you fall under certain criteria you may be entitled to FREE NHS dental treatment, otherwise you will have to pay a contribution towards the cost of your care.
Patients do not have to pay for NHS dental treatment if they are:
Any treatment that your dentist believes is clinically necessary to achieve and maintain good oral health should be available on the NHS.
This covers an examination, diagnosis (including X-rays), advice on how to prevent future problems, a scale and polish if clinically needed, and preventative care such as the application of fluoride varnish or fissure sealant if appropriate.
This covers everything listed in Band 1 above, plus any further treatment such as fillings, root canal work or removal of teeth but not more complex items covered by Band 3.
This covers everything listed in Bands 1 and 2 above, plus crowns, dentures, bridges and other laboratory work.