Question: Do You Have To Pay For Dental Treatment At Hospital?

You do not have to pay for NHS dental treatment if, when your treatment starts, you are: under 18.

staying in an NHS hospital and the hospital dentist carries out your treatment.

an NHS Hospital Dental Service outpatient (although you may have to pay for your dentures or bridges)25 Nov 2016

Who gets free dental treatment?

You’re entitled to free NHS dental treatment if you or your spouse (including civil partner) receive:

  • Income Support.
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance.
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance.
  • Pension Credit Guarantee Credit.
  • Universal Credit (in certain circumstances)

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.

Do you get free dental treatment on universal credit?

To be entitled to claim free NHS dental treatment you must be receiving Universal Credit, either as a single person or as a member of a couple, and: for the last complete assessment period* you and your partner (if you have one) had either no earnings or net earnings** of £435.00 or less.

How do you get free dental work?

State and Local Resources

Your state or local health department may know of programs in your area that offer free or reduced-cost dental care. Call your local or state health department to learn more about their financial assistance programs. Check your local telephone book for the number to call.