THE WORTHING DENTAL CENTRE
The Worthing Dental Centre is an NHS dental clinic based in West Sussex. The Worthing dental Centre is part of the Brighton Implant Clinic group, a league of award-winning dental health clinics. Our NHS dental services provide you with all the procedures and treatments you need to keep your mouth, teeth and gums, healthy and pain – free.
Who is entitled to NHS treatment? We believe that everyone is entitled to a happy and healthy smile. Any procedures that our dental health professional believe is clinically necessary to achieve or maintain good oral health, should be available under the NHS.
Are you experiencing any of the following?
- Chipped, Cracked or hole in a tooth.
- Mouth pain or Swelling.
- Red or sensitive gums.
- Swollen or bleeding gums.
- Bad breath.
- Tooth loss.
If you have any of the symptoms listed above it is very important that you seek a dental appointment. Not treating dental health problems can lead to infections, diseases and serious implications for your overall health. Scroll down for more information about our NHS dental treatment, costs and how to register.
NHS Dental Procedures, Bands and Charges
Standard NHS dental costs are arranged into payment bands depending on the type of procedure or the course of treatment that you will need. Below are the different bands and prices explained according to the NHS Website.
Cost: £20.60 Includes; Examinations, X-rays, diagnosis, Hygienist appointment (if clinically needed), Preventative care such as fluoride varnish or fissure sealant.
Cost: £56.30 This cost includes all procedures in Band 1 as well as any further treatment needed which is listed below. Includes; Any Band 1 procedure + Fillings, root canal treatments, tooth extraction.
Cost: £244.30 This cost includes all procedures in Band 1 and Band 2 as well as any further treatment listed below. Includes; Any Band 1 procedure + Any Band 2 Procedure + crowns, bridges, dentures and some other restorative procedures.
Emergency Dental Appointments
Cost: £20.60 This covers emergency treatment such as pain relief, temporary fillings or diagnosis and prescriptions(prescription medication will be an additional charge).
For more information please visit the NHS website Here.
Who is exempted (does not have to pay) for NHS dental treatment:
- Anyone aged 18 or under.
- Under the age of 19 and in full-time education.
- Has been admitted to Hospital and is receiving treatment by the hospital dentist.
- Name on a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate.
- A valid HC2 certificate.
- Pregnant or have had a baby in the last 12 months.
See the full list here.
(If one of the above applies to you when you begin dental treatment, you will be exempt.)