Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for free dental treatment.
You qualify for free NHS dental treatment and dentures if, when the treatment starts:
you’re under 18, or under 19 and in full-time education
you’re pregnant or have had a baby in the last 12 months
you receive a valid war pension and need treatment for your war disability
you’re an NHS hospital inpatient and the treatment is carried out by a hospital dentist
you’re an NHS hospital dental service outpatient (there may be a charge for denture and bridges)
your weekly income is low enough (see details of the Low Income Scheme)
you’re included in an award of: Income Support; the guarantee element of Pension Credit; income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance; income-related Employment and Support Allowance; or are entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax exemption certificate.
If you live in Scotland, NHS dental examinations are free for everyone.
If you live in Wales, you can get free NHS dental examinations if you’re under 25 or over 60.
You’ll need to show your dentist proof that you qualify, for example the letter showing which benefits you receive.
In Northern Ireland, visit nidirect.gov.uk for more information about who can get free Health Service dental treatment.