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Treatments and services

Greenwich Dental Practice

NHS treatments at this dental surgery

  • Check-ups
  • Scale and polish (cleaning)
  • Fillings, crowns and bridges
  • Advice about looking after your teeth and gums
  • Gum disease treatment
  • Taking teeth out
  • Root canal treatment
  • Braces and other orthodontic treatment

Last updated: 13 October 2017

For some treatments you may be referred to a specialist dentist.

You will be able to have all check-ups and treatments on the NHS that your dentist feels are necessary to keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy.

If your dentist says that you need a particular type of treatment, you should not be asked to pay for it privately.

Find out more about NHS dental treatments

NHS dental treatment costs

You generally have to pay for NHS dental care and treatment. How much you pay depends on what you’re having done.

NHS dental care is free for:

  • children up to the age of 18 (up to 19 if in full-time education)
  • pregnant women
  • women who have had a baby in the previous 12 months
  • people on some benefits

Find out more about dental costs

You may be fined up to £100 plus the cost of your treatment if you claim for free treatment you’re not entitled to. Check if you could get free NHS dental care or help with the costs.