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Band 1 Edit

  • £18.80

Procedures:

  • a clinical examination, assessment and report
  • an orthodontics assessment and report
  • advice, diagnosis and planning of your treatment
  • X-rays
  • moulds of your teeth – for example, to see how your teeth bite together
  • taking coloured photographs
  • advice on preventing future problems, such as diet advice and cleaning instructions
  • applying sealants or fluoride preparations to the surfaces of your teeth
  • a scale and polish
  • marginal correction of fillings
  • taking a sample of cells or tissue from your mouth to examine (pathological *examination)
  • adjusting false teeth (dentures) or orthodontic appliances, such as braces
  • treating sensitive cementum (the tissue that covers the root of a tooth)


Band 2 Edit

  • £51.30

Procedures:

  • non-surgical treatment of periodontitis (a severe form of gum disease) – such as root planing (cleaning bacteria from the roots of your teeth) or deep scaling and a polish
  • surgical treatment of periodontitis – such as removing some gum tissue (gingivectomy)
  • free gingival grafts – when healthy tissue from the roof of your mouth is attached to your teeth where the root is exposed
  • fillings
  • sealant restorations – when sealant is used to fill a small hole and seal any grooves in your teeth
  • root canal treatment (endodontics)
  • pulpotomy – removing dental pulp (the soft tissue at the centre of a tooth)
  • apicectomy – removing the tip of the root of a tooth transplanting teeth
  • removing teeth (extraction)
  • oral surgery – such as removing a cyst
  • soft tissue surgery to the mouth or lips
  • frenectomy, frenoplasty or frenotomy – surgery to the folds of tissue that connect your tongue, lips and cheeks to your jaw bone
  • relining and rebasing dentures
  • adding to your dentures – such as adding a clasp or a tooth
  • splinting loose teeth – for example, after an accident or due to periodontitis; this doesn’t include laboratory-made splints
  • bite-raising appliances (similar to a mouth guard) – for example, to correct your jaw alignment; this doesn’t include laboratory-made appliances


Band 3 Edit

  • £222.50

Procedures:

  • veneers and palatal veneers – new surfaces for the front or back of a tooth
  • inlays, pinlays and onlays – used to restore damaged teeth
  • crowns – a type of cap that completely covers your real tooth
  • bridges – a fixed replacement for a missing tooth or teeth
  • dentures
  • orthodontic treatment and appliances such as braces
  • other custom-made appliances, not including sports guards

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References
  1. http://www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/1781.aspx?CategoryID=74

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