Band 1 - £20.60
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.
Emergency Dental Treatment is covered in Band 1 at £19.70
Band 2 - £56.30
This covers everything listed in Band 1, plus any further treatment such as fillings, root canal work or removal of teeth; but not more complex items covered in Band 3.
Band 3 - £244.30
This covers everything listed in Bands 1 and 2, plus crowns, dentures, bridges and other laboratory work.
Getting help with Health Costs
You may be eligible with all or part of the costs of your NHS dental treatment. To see if this applies to you, see the leaflet NHS dental services in England, which is available from any NHS dental practice or from www.dh.gov.uk/dentistry
For advice on how to get help with health costs call 111 or see Help with health costs (HC 11), which is available from Jobcentre Plus Offices and NHS dentists, or at www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk
For further information on NHS dental services and dental charges, see the leaflet NHS dental services in England or the dental services section of the NHS Choices website www.nhs.uk, or ask your primary care trust to help.