Regulate your dental costs by visiting the NHS dentist in Oxford

Did you know that quite a few High Street dentists accept NHS patients? If you are a student, in particular, this information is really important since it can save you hundreds of pounds in oral care. At Studental, we offer NHS services to students or other individuals who are entitled to NHS dental treatments. Our NHS dentist in Oxford will guide you through the different procedures and costs. In the UK, everyone is entitled to NHS dental care in order to keep their mouth, teeth and gums healthy and disease-free. What treatments are justified by the NHS? If you are looking to undergo treatment with our NHS dentist in Oxford, you should know in advance that there are some procedures that we can offer and some that we can’t. If you want to have dentures, root canal treatment, braces or general preventive treatment (professional cleanings etc), then the NHS will cover it. However, if you want to undergo cosmetic dentistry, the NHS cannot cover it (with a few exceptions where cosmetic dental treatments are necessary for the restoration of teeth that would otherwise be lost). If you are unsure about the treatments you are entitled to as an NHS patient at Studental, feel free to ask us and we will guide you through costs and procedures. Many of our patients opt for a combination of private and NHS treatment. However, dentists cannot refuse you the treatment you are allowed under the NHS and provide it to you privately instead. Dental costs as an NHS patient While some patients are entitled to free NHS dental care, most people have to...

What do I get at the NHS dentist in Oxford?

It’s not easy to get to see an NHS dentist in Oxford these days, as demand on the service is high. So, you’ll be pleased to hear that here at Studental, we are registering new NHS patients as we speak. You don’t need to be a student either: anyone who qualifies for NHS treatment can sign on with us. Whether you need a check-up or cleaning with our hygienist, treatment for gum disease or an infection, a replacement tooth, or teeth straightening work, we can help. Not all treatments are eligible for NHS funding, but our NHS dentist in Oxford will let you know when discussing your course of care whether it is covered by the NHS or not. NHS dentist in Oxford: free or paid for? Because we don’t pay when we go to see our GP, sometimes there is confusion about whether we pay to see the NHS dentist in Oxford. There are certain categories of patients who don’t pay for their treatment. These include the under 18s, young people in full-time education, pregnant women and people on benefits or a low income. If you don’t fall within these categories, you will most likely have to pay for your treatment. However, you can still be an NHS patient. Your treatment will be subsidised by the NHS, and you will receive a whole range of dental care at a very low cost. For example: check-ups, fillings, dentures and bridges all fall under the NHS umbrella. You will pay more depending on the complexity of the treatment. It is divided into 3 bands. Band 1: £21.60 This includes examinations,...

Do you need an NHS dentist in Oxford?

The thought of visiting the dentist is not a positive prospect for many people, and the potential for pain or discomfort are not the only reasons. Dental treatment is quite expensive and the overall cost can add up if you require extensive treatment. At Studental, we welcome new patients both registered via the NHS or privately. Our aim is to provide high-quality, affordable and painless dental services to patients in Oxford, including university students who may not have a considerable budget for dental treatment. If you are looking for an NHS dentist in Oxford, don’t hesitate to call us. Our services At Studental we invest in the latest technology, so that we can provide the best restorative, preventive and cosmetic care possible. Our well-trained and experienced dental professionals provide dental services to both children and adults. These services include cleanings and dental hygiene care, fillings, root canal treatment and crowns, dental implants as well as teeth straightening solutions (including discreet braces). What does NHS dental care entail? Everyone is eligible for NHS dental care and they do not have to undergo a medical or dental examination prior to registering. As NHS patients, you have the right to refuse any treatment you are not happy with and to refuse payment for unsatisfactory treatment. NHS patients also have access to emergency dental treatment within 24 hours. At Studental, you can also choose to have private dental treatment through the NHS. The cost will differ based on the treatment you wish to undergo and your dental needs, but you will be able to choose from a wide range of treatments, including cosmetic...

Rarer than hen’s teeth?

NHS dentists can be rarer than hens’ teeth these days. If you are trying to find an NHS dentist in Oxford, and you live or work near the Headington Road, then why not come in and try Studental? We are an NHS dentist in Oxford based on the campus of Oxford Brookes University on Headington Road. You may think, from our name, that we are only open to students at the university, but that is not the case. Everyone is welcome at Studental. The practice is housed in a building that has been designed with people with disabilities in mind. You will find lift access, extra-wide corridors and disabled toilets. What treatments does the NHS offer? You can get all the basic and necessary treatments on the NHS. There are 3 bands of prices. Band 1 This is what you pay for check-ups, diagnoses including x-rays and preventive treatments such as a scale and polish or decay prevention with fluoride applications or fissure sealants. Band 1 treatments currently cost £21.60. Band 2 If you need something more, band 2 covers everything in the above list, plus treatments like fillings, root canal work or tooth extractions. Band 3 This band is for restorations, and covers all the treatments detailed above plus restorations such as bridges and dentures. Band 3 treatments cost £256.50. What you can’t get on the NHS The NHS does not cover cosmetic treatments, so if you want veneers, cosmetic bonding or cosmetic braces, you are going to have to pay private prices for them. You also have to pay private dentistry prices for dental implants. Can I...

New to the area and looking for an NHS dentist?

Looking for a dentist is like looking for a house or buying a new bed. It needs to offer you support, be comfortable in how it presents itself, have the latest in gadgets that work well and to standard and meet your needs. Just because you’re looking for NHS treatment, it does not mean you should compromise on quality. If you’ve just moved to the area and you’re looking for an NHS Dentist in Oxford, Studental offers a good service, with a friendly, open team housed in new buildings on the Oxford Brookes University campus. NHS Dentist in Oxford: Studental, not just for students Although we are on the campus, we are open to everyone in the area including private and NHS patients. We also offer everything you would need from a good dental surgery: Comfort: our surgery is bright, clean and easy to access. Just off Headington Road, you will be greeted by our friendly team at reception. Treatments and technology: we offer a full range of preventive, restorative and cosmetic dentistry. It means whatever you or your family needs, we have a range of options to suit you. Our team: we have a highly skilled team who carry out everything they do to the highest standards. We aim to offer you excellent oral care whilst being competitive. What you can expect on the NHS As your NHS Dentist in Oxford, as with any other, we can only offer treatments that the NHS will fund. In order to make it easy to understand, we have put the services available in a banding system that you can read on-line....

Looking for an NHS dentist in Oxford?

If you qualify for NHS dental treatments, it’s good to know you can find an NHS dentist in Oxford that also offers a high standard of care. Here at Studental, we want to offer the best possible service to our clients whether you’re a student, a local resident or if you want to come as a private patient. Our ethos ensures no matter what your economic background, your teeth will receive the very best of care. Not just for students Although our name is Studental, we are here for anyone looking for an NHS dentist in Oxford. We are close to the university, in our new premises on Headington Road. This means we’re accessible for all students at the uni; however, we are also keen to impress on our local community that anyone is welcome to register with us for NHS dental care. Our services include routine appointments and check-ups. Due to financial constraints, it can be tempting to skip them: however, they are worth investing in. Preventive medicine, as we know is incredibly effective and extends to looking after your teeth. Our teeth are so important to our health and wellbeing, for eating and for a brilliant smile. If you’ve lost teeth you’ll know that once you’ve lost them, you wish you could have done something to prevent it. The good news is with regular brushing and flossing and our expert eye on your tooth and gum health, there’s no reason for anything major to happen. It makes sense to visit your NHS dentist in Oxford every six months. But I’ve lost my teeth already, what now? As...