NHS Treatment and Emergencies

NHS Treatment and Emergencies

NHS Treatment

At Horbury Dental Care we provide NHS dentistry as well as private dentistry. The following treatments are provided under the NHS

  • Dental Examination
  • Dental X-Rays
  • Scale & Polish
  • Fillings
  • Root Canal Treatment
  • Extractions
  • Crowns and Bridges
  • Dentures

The NHS will provide any treatment that you need to keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy and free of pain. Decisions about which treatment is appropriate for you will be based upon a clinical assessment and clinical judgement. Your NHS dentist will offer you a treatment option that is clinically appropriate.


Unfortunately, we do not have any availability for new NHS patients.

NHS Fees

NHS Dental charges from December 2020

NHS Band 1 Examination, x-ray, scale £23.80
NHS Band 2 Filing, Root Canal Treatment, Extraction £65.20
NHS Band 3 Crowns, Bridges, Dentures £282.80

Please be aware that charges will be taken at each visit. Patients who are exempt from paying charges must bring proof of their exemption to each dental appointment.

Dental Emergencies

What to do in a dental emergency

If you have a dental emergency, we aim to offer you treatment within 24 hours on our normal working days. When the surgery is closed you may need urgent treatment if you have:

  • Toothache or swelling that suggests an infection of a tooth or gum
  • Severe toothache or facial pain which is not controlled by taking over-the-counter painkillers
  • Trauma of the face, mouth or teeth after a recent accident or injury
  • A permanent tooth knocked out
  • Bleeding after tooth extraction that you cannot control
  • Serious swelling of the mouth or face which is getting worse

Please call the practice in the first instance on 01924 211234


For out-of-hours please use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it’s not a life-threatening situation.

Call 111 if:

  • You need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency
  • You think you need to go to A&E or need another NHS urgent care service
  • You don’t know who to call or you don’t have a GP to call
  • You need health information or reassurance about what to do next

For less urgent health needs, contact your GP or local pharmacist in the usual way.For immediate, life-threatening emergencies call 999.

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