NHS Prices

NHS Dental Prices

Who qualifies for free NHS treatment?

  • Patients who are under 18 years old
  • Patients aged 18 and in full-time education
  • Patient who is pregnant
  • Patient who has had a baby in the last 12 months
  • Patients who receive income support or certain other benefits

If you are not in any of these categories you will be required to pay a contribution towards your NHS treatment cost which represents 80% of the NHS fee.

The list of patient charges is summarised below but please remember that all Possilpark Dental Care NHS checkups or examinations are free of charge, no matter your financial or welfare circumstances

Check out the NHS guide to helping with health costs in Scotland.

Example prices for NHS dental treatments. However for up to date NHS prices it is best to speak directly to the staff in our Possilpark dental practice.

NHS TreatmentCost
ExaminationNo charge
Two small xrays£5.12
Simple gum treatment (scale & polish)£11.68
Small amalgam (silver) filling£7.96
Large amalgam (silver) filling£20.40
Root canal treatment (front tooth)£43.00
Jacket crown cast in non-precious metal alloy (front tooth)£113.16
Simple extraction (one tooth)£13.32
Complete (upper and lower) dentures£157.60

These prices are set by the government. For the full list of NHS dentist prices check out the complete document on NHS prices here.