3 Ways to Pay

For our private patients, we are pleased to offer the Cuckfield Dental Membership – our own, 3-option payment scheme – which provides you with high-quality dental care at an affordable price:

A single administration fee of £9.50 applies to all new policies, and members will be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Regular dental examinations and gum assessments
  • Professional hygiene care (on some plans)
  • Discounts on most dental treatment
  • Worldwide Dental Emergency Assistance Scheme
  • All treatment planning for your future dental needs
  • Redundancy protection for your monthly payments for up to 12 months.

Please contact reception or refer to the brochure for full details of your benefit entitlements.

Private Fees

Treatment Fee
Emergency Treatment New Adult Patient£135
Emergency Treatment New Child Patient£86
Examination New Patient – Adult (NB this includes all x-rays taken)£60
Examination New Patient – Child£40
Routine Examination Adult£45
Routine Examination Child£29
Hygiene Appointment with Hygienist£63
Cosmetic Stain Removal£90
Fillings – White Compositefrom£133
Fillings – Amalgamfrom£112
Root Canal Treatmentfrom£337
Extractionsfrom£122
Crownsfrom£500
Implant Restorationsfrom£964
Dentures - plastic upper or lowerfrom£643
Dentures - metal basedfrom£813
Tooth Whiteningfrom£357

20% deductions are available to Practice Plan members (including implant crowns).  Please ask your Dentist or Hygienist or a member of the Reception Team for further information.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much are private dental fees?

They vary from practice to practice, so it can pay to shop around. At Cuckfield Dental Practice, adult private patients’ fees range from £45 up to £1000 or over (for implant treatment), depending on what needs to be done.

How much are private dentist cancellation fees?

They vary from practice to practice. At Cuckfield Dental Practice we currently reserve our right to charge private patients a fee for a missed appointment.

Can I get any help with private dentist fees?

At Cuckfield Dental Practice we offer a 3-option Practice Plan with various discounts to help make your treatment more affordable. Just ask at reception for more details.

How much do I pay for NHS dental treatment?

NHS charges range upwards in 3 bands from just over £22 to £270, depending on the treatment you need. However there is no charge for denture repairs, for having stitches removed or to stop blood loss. You will not have to pay for NHS treatment if you are pregnant and up to one year after giving birth, or if you receive low income benefits. Find full details at https://www.nhs.uk/common-health-questions/dental-health/who-is-entitled-to-free-nhs-dental-treatment-in-england/

How much do I pay for cancelling an NHS appointment at short notice?

As an NHS patient, we won’t charge you for missing an appointment or cancelling at short notice. However, at the dentist’s discretion, you might risk being refused further treatment if you are a persistent ‘no-shower’.

How much do I pay for private dental treatment?

At Cuckfield Dental Practice, adult private patients’ fees range from £45 up to £1000 or over (for implant treatment), depending on what needs to be done. We offer a 3-option Practice Plan with various discounts to help make your treatment more affordable.

Can I claim back my dentist fees?

If you have taken out dental insurance, you should find details of how to claim in your policy documents.

Do I have to pay for emergency dental treatment as an NHS patient?

As an NHS patient, emergency dental treatment will currently cost you £22.70 unless you are exempt from NHS dental charges.