Everyone should have access to affordable, good-quality dental care. The NHS provides all the necessary treatment that you need to keep your mouth, teeth and gums in a healthy condition. This includes:
It is recommended you register with a dentist. Simply find a practice that's convenient for you, and remember to ask whether the practice provides NHS care. To find a local NHS dentist visit the Hampshire Dental Helpline website or call 0300 7900 280.
This covers an examination, diagnosis (including xrays), advice on how to prevent future problems, a scale and polish if needed, and application of fluoride varnish or fissure sealant.
This covers everything listed in Band 1 above plus any further treatment such as fillings, root canal work or removal of teeth.
This covers everything listed in Bands 1 and 2 above plus crowns, dentures and bridges.
If you have a low income, you may be able to get help with NHS costs through the NHS Low Income Scheme (LIS).
If you need to see a dentist urgently, but your surgery is closed or you don’t have a surgery please call NHS 111 or 0300 7900 280.