NHS Dental Treatment

NHS Dental Treatment Sunderland

Westmount Dental Surgery prides itself in providing high standards of care to all our NHS patients. We have a great nursing team and wonderful dentists who always put patient care and comfort at the heart of everything we do. Please note, currently we are unable to accept new NHS patients to any of our practices.


Westmount Dental Surgery runs a daily emergency service for patients experiencing pain and toothache. Toothache can be painful and it is important that you contact us so we can book you an appointment, discuss symptoms and offer advice on how best to stop the pain. Please call us from 8am to book an emergency appointment with our dentists. For an out of hours emergency, please call 111 for more information and advice.

NHS dental costs

There are 3 standard charges for NHS dental treatment and these are shown below. You only have to pay one charge for each course of treatment, even if you need to visit us more than once to finish your treatment! Some people, such as children under 18, those claiming certain benefits and pregnant women, are exempt and entitled to free nhs dental treatment. For more information, or if you think you are entitled to free NHS care, please call us today.

BAND 1 - £23.80*


  • A clinical examination
  • X-rays
  • Oral hygiene advice
  • Urgent treatment
  • A scale and polish, if necessary

BAND 2 - £65.20*

Band 2 covers everything listed in band 1, as well as any further treatment required such as:

  • Fillings
  • Root canal treatment
  • Extractions

BAND 3 - £282.80*

Finally, band 3 covers everything in both bands 1 and 2 but also includes the following treatments:

  • Crowns
  • Dentures
  • Bridges

*These prices will come into effect as of 1st April 2019.

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