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Have been with the practice for more than 6 years and would recommend for everyone! The people here make going to the dentist a much more enjoyable experience.

Kerry Chan

NHS services at Dental Smiles London

Healthy teeth and gums for life and good oral hygiene are important, and we firmly believe that everyone should have access to good quality, NHS dental services at a reasonable cost. Please note: Currently, we’re not taking on new NHS patients.

NHS or private

Whilst we want to help as many patients as we can, there are differences between NHS and private services we offer. For example, we have a wider range of dental treatments and a more extensive range of materials on offer for private patients, whereas NHS services are limited to what is publicly funded. Before you begin a course of treatment, make sure you know if you’re being treated privately or as an NHS patient, because this is likely to affect the price you pay and appointment availability.

The choice between NHS and private dental treatment is yours. If you’re unsure about the most suitable route, we can explain the differences so that you’re able to make an informed choice for you and your family.

NHS dental treatment costs

We want as many people as possible to be able to access high quality dental care, so we offer some NHS funded dental treatments. Unfortunately NHS dentistry is not free for everyone, and the services and fees are defined by the NHS, and split into 3 different bands.

Band 1

£23.80

  • A dental examination
  • Diagnosis, advice, and X-rays
  • Teeth cleaning and basic dental hygiene
  • Treatment plan if further treatment is needed
  • Urgent dental care

Your urgent dental care will be covered on the day it takes place, but future non-urgent treatments will fall under the relevant NHS treatment band.

Band 2

£65.20

  • Everything in Band 1
  • Root canals
  • Fillings
  • Teeth extractions/removal

Band 3

£282.80

  • Everything in Bands 1 and 2
  • Crowns
  • Bridges
  • Dentures

NHS services at Dental Smiles London

We provide NHS services at two of our conveniently located dental practices in Central London – our Chalton Street practice in Euston and our Gray’s Inn Road practice.

Services covered by the NHS that we provide (but are not limited to):

  • Clinical examination and report
  • Scaling for tartar removal 
  • Basic fillings
  • Some tooth extractions
  • Some basic tooth restorations
  • Some basic crown and bridge work
  • Root canal treatment (if within the capability of our NHS general dentist)
  • Some dentures

You also don’t have to pay for the removal of sutures after an appointment, denture repairs, or a prescription for medication from your dentist.

Services that aren’t covered by the NHS, that we offer privately:

If you want to find out more about the cosmetic dentistry we offer privately, your dentist will be more than happy to discuss these treatments with you.

Do you qualify for free NHS dental treatment?

You don’t have to pay for NHS dental treatment if you’re:

  • Under the age of 18 years
  • Under 19 years old and a full-time student
  • Currently pregnant, or have given birth in the past 12 months
  • Receiving treatment from a dentist at an NHS hospital
  • Receiving low income government support
  • Entitled to or named on a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate, HC2 certificate, or a valid maternity exemption certificate

You’ll need written proof that you don’t have to pay for all or part of your NHS dental treatment when you visit us at Dental Smiles London.

I have had amazing experience after amazing experience here. The team are lovely, and this is by far the best dental practitioner I've ever been to. Eva Taaffe is exceptional - puts all nerves at ease and is very knowledgeable and excellent at explaining things, Kadia is excellent too! Just had 2 fillings done and they were so easy and painless, super delighted.

Christopher P

Your NHS treatment journey

To book an appointment with us covered all or partly by the NHS (based on the treatment and extent of the work), contact us and let us know that you’re interested in an NHS treatment so we know how to best help you.

How NHS treatments work at Dental Smiles London:

Initial
appointment

Your first appointment will often (but not always) include a dental examination and X-rays, which are covered under band 1 NHS pricing.

Oral health
assessment

During this appointment, we’ll perform an oral health assessment, and treat what we can. If further dental treatment is needed and covered under bands 2 or 3, we’ll discuss the treatments and alternatives available to you.

Treatment
plan

If we’ve developed a treatment plan for you, we’ll book you in for your future appointments, and make sure you thoroughly understand everything before going ahead.

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Get in touch with us

Our team members at Dental Smiles London are happy to talk through any NHS treatments or answer any questions you have. Call your local practice in Kings Cross, Euston, or Gray’s Inn for more information, or book an appointment online today.

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Get in touch with us

Our practices in Kings Cross, Euston, and Gray's Inn offer all the general and cosmetic dental treatments you need. Contact us with any questions you have, or book an appointment online today.

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231 Gray's Inn Road
London
WC1X 8RH

0207 837 0903
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245 Pentonville Road
Kings Cross
London
N1 9NG

0203 837 5878
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30 - 32 Chalton Street
London
NW1 1JB

0203 757 5272
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