Is dental treatment free for over 60s?
If you’re 60 or over, you’ll need to show proof of age to the pharmacist and dentist to get free prescriptions and dental treatment.
If you don’t receive any of these benefits, but have a low income, call Help with Health Costs on 0300 330 1343 for a form or pick one up from a dentist, optician or hospital.
Is dental treatment free for pensioners?
Use your award notice as proof that you’re entitled. If you get Pension Credit Savings Credit on its own, you are not automatically entitled to free NHS dental treatment. However, you could apply for help through the NHS Low Income Scheme.
Who qualifies for free dental treatment?
Who’s entitled to free dental care?
- aged under 18, or under 19 and in qualifying full-time education.
- pregnant or have had a baby in the previous 12 months.
- staying in an NHS hospital and your treatment is carried out by the hospital dentist.
What dental treatment is free on the NHS?
All treatment that is, in your dentist’s opinion, clinically necessary to protect and maintain good oral health is available on the NHS. This means the NHS provides any treatment that you need to keep your mouth, teeth, and gums healthy and free of pain, including: dentures.