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NHS dentistry treatments in London

 

NHS dentistry covers both major and minor oral care treatments to patients, who require urgent clinical intervention. Our NHS dentist provides a range of treatments, which includes crowns, dentures, bridges and dental implants.

The role of our NHS dentist

 

At Shirley Park Dental Surgery, our NHS dentist conducts the following:

  • Thoroughly diagnosing your teeth, gums and mouth.
  • An initial conversation before your treatment.
  • Informing you about the NHS paying procedure in details.
  • Providing you with complete information on your oral health.

How to fix up an appointment with our NHS dentist

 

At Shirley Park Dental Surgery, we’ve a short and simple procedure, which enable patients meet our NHS dentist in South Croydon. Once you book our service for NHS treatments, we will check your personal information like name, contact details and date of birth to schedule your appointment.

We’re reputed in providing the best possible service to cure your dental problems. Our NHS dental services are meant for both children and adults. Shirley Park Dental Surgery offers free NHS dentistry services to children below the age of 18.

Please feel free to book your appointment with us by calling at 020 8640 7586. You can also find us and access reviews on Google. As per NHS directive, we charge you only for the service offered in each band, even if it includes multiple visits in order to complete the treatment.

Charges for NHS dentistry services

 
  • Band 1: £21.60 for a thorough check-up, examination and advice. If required, scaling and polishing, x-ray and further planning of other treatments are also done within this cost.
  • Band 2: £59.10 covers procedures like root canal, tooth extraction and fillings along with every treatment offered in Band 1.
  • Band 3: £256.50 covers procedures like crowns, bridges and dentures along with every treatment offered in both Bands 1 and 2.

Which treatments are included in NHS dentistry?

The objective of NHS dental services is to help you maintain an excellent oral health. Therefore, NHS dentistry includes the treatments that keep your teeth and the gums healthy and pain-free. The treatments included in this category include the following:

  • Thorough oral examination.
  • Fillings including root fillings or root canal.
  • Bridges.
  • Crowns.
  • Dentures.

NHS also offers dental implants and certain orthodontic treatments but on a condition. NHS covers these treatment charges only if the treatments prove necessary to maintain a good oral health of the patient.

NHS offers orthodontic treatments mostly to youngsters under the age of 18. However, your kid must qualify as per the IOTN (Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need) rating system to avail this treatment.

What NHS dentistry doesn’t offer?

 

NHS dentistry doesn’t cover the cost of cosmetic treatments for your mouth to enhance your aesthetic appeal. Rather, it covers the treatments that are necessary to preserve the functionality of your mouth and help you maintain good dental health.

You can visit us for more information on NHS dentistry and the treatments that come under it.