If you are in one of the following categories you may qualify for full or partial exemption from charges:
- Under 26
- Expectant mothers
- Have had a baby in the past 12 months
- Are receiving certain social security benefits
- Hold a valid NHS charges Certificate
If you are on a low income, we can provide an application form to apply for help with dental charges.
If you do not fall into any of the above categories, you will be required to pay our independent charges.
We request payment to be made at each visit
Your dentist will provide you with a detailed estimate of your treatment costs at your examination visit.
It is our Practice Policy to give patients full information about the cost of their dental work before any treatment is undertaken.
A written estimate and treatment plan will be provided for all patients at the beginning of treatment. If treatment changes, patients will be informed.
You may pay for your dental care by cheque, cash or credit/debit card.
We try to make payment as straightforward as possible. Our normal policy is that patients are asked to pay a proportion each visit and that the balance be paid in full on completion.
We may request payment in advance for treatment which requires laboratory work, ie crowns, bridges and dentures.