You must take care of your oral health before something goes wrong with your teeth. You need to have regular dental check-ups to minimize the probabilities of minor dental problems. You need not to wait until you have major problem to visit the dentist. NHS (National Health Service) also provides wide range of dental treatment to everyone for the proper health of your mouth and teeth.
The treatment charges in private dental clinics vary enormously from practice to practice. Therefore, patient needs to get approximately estimate of the charges and complete treatment plan before starting any private dental treatment. NHS dental services charges are fixed and provide full treatment plan with cost before starting any work. NHS dental services help you to ensure how much you may need to pay for treatment. Sometimes, specialist treatment and cosmetic dentistry provided by private dentist is not available under the NHS.
The NHS dentist examines your mouth, teeth and gums and explains the required treatment. The dentist recommends the dental check-ups on the basis of your need and assessment of disease level and risk. Even if you are not registered, NHS provides the dental treatment to all patients. The NHS dentist takes your permission and explains you the health costs before any treatment are carried out. They deliver high standards of care to patients.
HC2 or HC3 – NHS Low Income Plan
People with low income can easily get the benefits of free NHS dental treatment. You can qualify for NHS treatment help based on various circumstances. These include level of income, saving, status etc. You just need to fill HC1 form named as “Claim for Help with Health Costs”. On the basis of given information, you will get HC2 (get full treatment costs) or HC3 (get partial treatment health costs) Certificate. You can also claim for the payment that you have already paid to your dentist. Fill HC5 “Refund Claim Form” and receive the health costs within 2-3 months.
People who are eligible for Free NHS Dental Treatment
You can also get free NHS dental treatment if you meet certain criteria. These include:
1.Children under the age of 18.
2.Pregnant women or delivered a baby in the last 12 months.
3.Full-time student with the age of 18 years.
4.If you are NHS patient with dental treatment offered by the hospital dentist.
5.If you get support allowance related to income and get Pension Guarantee credit.
6.If your treatment is carried out with the pension disability fee.
7.Because of low income if you have HC2 or HC3 certificate.
How to select NHS dentist?
You can select NHS dentist in your area depending upon the various circumstances like type of treatment you need and how much you are able to afford for particular dental treatment. Check the NHS website to find the nearest NHS dentist. You can also choose your private dentist and just have to pay for NHS dental treatment depending on your circumstances. The dentist must provide the necessary treatments to secure and maintain your oral health.
Stanley Dental offers full range of NHS dental services with private dental treatments all over the UK. Depending on the type of treatment needed, we provide three standard charges of the course. People on low income get Free NHS dental treatment and other dental treatments at a reduced cost. Our NHS Dental Services UK gives proper oral treatment without any pain with complete satisfaction which you need.