We are proud to offer NHS dentistry services. If one of our specialists believes that a certain treatment is vital for you to achieve and maintain good oral health, it can be provided on the NHS. If we do not believe the treatment is necessary, we will be more than happy to offer it as a private service. Read on to discover more about our NHS dentistry services and what we can do for you.
What treatment is available on the NHS?
A lot of people are confused regarding what constitutes as being applicable for NHS treatment and what does not. Essentially, any treatments are covered that are a necessity in regards to keeping your teeth, mouth, and gums free of pain and healthy. This can include white fillings, scaling and polishing, root canal treatment, orthodontics, crowns, and bridges, and dentures. But, they will only be provided if they are considered clinically necessary.
When you visit Downing Dental, one of our friendly and experienced dental specialists will assess the issue to determine whether it is a necessity or not. If we do not believe that it is, you can still have the treatment via our private service, which will, of course, mean that you need to pay our standard rates. Nevertheless, you can rest assured that we will not simply advise you to go down this route no matter the issue. We pride ourselves on impeccable levels of honest, thoroughness, and care.
How much will I pay?
You will need to pay for dental treatment under the NHS, as charges to patients have been implemented for quite some time now. There are a few exemptions, however, including people with some Means-tested benefits, people who are under the age of 19 and in full-time education, children under the age of 18, people with an HC2 certification, as well as those with a valid maternity exemption certificate.
So, what are you waiting for? Give us a call today to book an appointment. You will experience a service of the highest quality when you choose Downing Dental. We have an exceptional reputation in the industry, as provide an honest and reliable service. Our experienced and friendly dental specialists will talk you through the entire process and ensure your mind is put at ease. If you have a dental problem, we are the company you need.