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Dental care for children

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Dental care for children

We like seeing kids and welcome them at the practice. With constant home care and regular attendance to our practice, it should be possible for your children to escape the need for dental treatment.

We particularly recommend DENPLAN FOR CHILDREN as a means of funding your child’s dental care, as the monthly payments include annual oral health education visits and prevention advice along with insurance for repairs as a result of trauma.

We offer the following two methods of payment;.

1 Fee per item
2 Dental plans

Fee per item

Fee-per-item in which a fee is charged for each treatment carried out. We normally ask for payment to be made after each appointment, and a deposit is usually required prior to more complex treatments. We accept cash, cheques and most credit or debit cards. The list of charges below is by no means exhaustive, but hopefully will give an idea of the costs of the more common treatments.


New patient assessment£38
Routine check-up£38
Emergency consultationfrom £108

Hygiene and prevention

Oral Health EducationFree
Hygienist session£60


White fillingsfrom £100


Simplefrom £108.00


Gumshieldsfrom £65

Fees correct as of 30th January 2024

Dental plans for children

A monthly payment is taken from your bank to cover routine maintenance including check-ups, hygiene visits and x-rays. There is also an option to take out a supplementary insurance which provides cover for out of hours emergencies and the repair of teeth damaged by external trauma both home and abroad. They also offer a significant discount for most treatment costs.

The adult plan is Denplan Essentials and we have a similar kids plan, Denplan for Children.

Bands vary in check-up and hygiene visits per year as follows:

A £6.87
Check-ups per year1
Hygiene visits per year1
Treatment discount20%
B £10.73
Check-ups per year2
Hygiene visits per year1
Treatment discount20%
C £22.13
Check-ups per year2
Hygiene visits per year1
Treatment discount100%

Fees correct as of 30th January 2024

Full details of both the available plans are available at

Tooth correction

Most children will have teeth that are crowded. This can range from a mild misplacement of one tooth, to a severe discrepancy which can cause the child to be distressed or the health of the mouth to be jeopardised.

We tend to wait until all the first teeth have fallen out before referring to one of our orthodontist colleagues in Bath for an initial orthodontic assessment. This is always an NHS referral which carries no charge. The orthodontist will decide a) whether treatment is necessary and b) whether that treatment can be funded by the NHS.

The less severe cases of crowding tend not to be NHS funded, although Private treatment can be carried out. Your orthodontist will advise you.