Young people are entitled to free basic dental care from 0 until their 18th birthday.
Basic dental care includes:
The dental staff will contact you by phone, letter or both, with a date and time of the dental appointment or you are welcome to contact us on 0800 MY TEETH (0800 698 3384).
Phone 0800 MY TEETH (0800 698 3384) and change the appointment to a date and time that does suit you and your family.
Yes, we would prefer to have family dental checks together, where possible.
Yes, however dental checks can be provided before and after school, when possible.
Generally your children will see a dental therapist. However, if treatment is beyond the dental therapist’s scope of practice, your child may be seen by a dentist.
All the equipment, including X-ray machines will be onsite.
The dental staff will contact you by phone, letter or both and advise you of the date and time and where to go for the dental check.
Yes, the dental staff can discuss your child’s dental appointment and options available with you.
There is no change to the dental service provided for children and adolescents with disabilities; they continue to be provided by the permanent dental clinics.
Yes, it is possible to change where you receive dental care. Ask your dental staff for help.
The dental staff will contact you by phone, letter or both to advise you of the date and time and where to go for the dental appointments.