NHS Fees

NHS dental fees are set by the dental practice division of NHS Scotland, and are the same for all dental practices. A guide to common NHS treatment costs is outlined below.


Treatment Price
Examination Free
Small Metal Filling (Back Tooth) £6.85
Large Metal Filling (Back Tooth) £17.60
Small White Filling (Front Tooth) £12.90
Large White Filling (Front Tooth) £19.75
Root Treatment (Front Tooth) £37.04
Root Treatment (Back Tooth) £77.48
White Crown (Front Tooth) £97.36
Metal Crown (Back Tooth) £68.02
Partial Denture From £54.39
Full Dentures (Upper and Lower) From £139.04
Extractions From £11.45


NHS treatment is free for:

  • Everyone aged under 18;
  • Those aged under 19 in full-time education;
  • Pregnant and nursing mothers, until the baby is 12 months old;
  • Those with certificated exemption from payment because of income;
  • Income based jobseekers allowance;
  • Income related employment and support allowance;
  • Working tax credits.

Please bring evidence of any exemption with you to the dentist. If you are unsure about exemptions please ask at our reception desk.