Sandy Lane Dental Practice Treatment Fees

Dentistry is one the few NHS services where you have to pay a contribution towards the cost of your care. The information on this page explains what you may have to pay for NHS dental treatment.

We are currently only accepting children as new NHS patients.

NHS Treatment Bands

Emergency Dental Treatment- £26.80

This covers emergency care in a primary care NHS dental practice such as pain relief or a temporary filling. This emergency charge does not carry a guarantee so you may be liable to uture costs for treatment in the future.

Band 1 course of treatment- £26.80

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.

Band 2 course of treatment- £73.50

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.

Band 3 course of treatment- £319.10

This covers everything listed in Bands 1 and 2 above, plus crowns, dentures, bridges and other laboratory work.

Additional Information

Claiming free treatment
Who's entitled?
The NHS will cover the cost of your dental treatment if you:

  • are under 18 years old
  • are under 18 and in full-time education
  • are pregnant, or have had a baby in the 12 months before your treatment
  • are included in an award for Income Support, income-related Employment and Support Allowance or income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • are included in an award for Universal Credit, and your net earnings for the most recent assessment period must also be £435 or less (or £935 or less if your Universal Credit includes an element for a child or you have limited capacity for work)
  • are included in an award for Pension Credit (Guarantee Credit)
  • are entitled to, or named on a valid NHS Tax Credit Exemption Certificate (to be entitled to an NHS Tax Credit Exemption Certificate, you must be included in an award of child tax credit, or working tax credit with a disability element (or both), and the annual family income used to calculate your tax credit award was £15,276 or less)
  • are named on a valid HC2 certificate for full help with health costs (HC2W in Wales). If you're named on a valid HC3 or HC3W certificate for partial help, you may be entitled to some help towards the cost of your treatment

Denplan is a private monthly payment plan that is an easy way of keeping up the great habit of regular check-ups with your dentist, so you'll always get expert advice about keeping your teeth in great condition and avoid any surprises.

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Patient Finance Options

Orthodontic and cosmetic dental treatment is an excellent investment in your overall dental and psychological wellbeing.

At Marsh Lane Dental, we believe financial considerations should not be an obstacle to obtaining this important service. We therefore offer flexible payment terms through our finance partner, for more information please contact the practice.

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