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Bupa Dental Essentials

Affordable private dental check-ups for everyone

What is Bupa Dental Essentials?

Bupa Dental Essentials is an affordable option between NHS and full private dental care. It offers private check-ups and treatments at fixed prices, there are no contracts and you don’t need insurance. It allows you to access a range of private treatments without having to pay full private prices or wait for an NHS appointment.

A Bupa Dental Essentials check-up costs £33 in England and Wales, and £22.75 in Scotland and Republic of Ireland. It’s affordable private dental care that’s open to everyone. Just contact your local practice to become a Bupa Dental Essentials patient.

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Why choose Bupa Dental Essentials?

We can only take a set number of NHS patients per year, so we offer Bupa Dental Essentials so you can access a range of private treatments without having to pay full private prices or wait for an NHS appointment.

You simply pay for the treatment you have, when you have it, without contracts or monthly payment plans. Our prices are transparent and fixed so there are no surprises.

You can take care of the whole family with Bupa Dental Essentials. A child’s check-up is £10, and check-ups for under 5’s are free.

Bupa Dental Essentials patients have more flexibility on appointments and can choose our other private options at any time.

How much does Bupa Dental Essentials Cost?

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Price of NHS Band 1 treatment as at April 2019. Price stated for private check-up is based on the average figure across 338 Bupa Dental Care practices as at April 2019. Price comparison is of nearest equivalent services across NHS, Bupa Dental Essentials and private for a single routine check-up appointment. Scope of services is not identical across NHS, Bupa Dental Essentials and private – please speak with your local Bupa Dental Care practice for further information. Bupa Dental Essentials £33 check-up includes two X-rays, additional X-rays charged at £6.50 each.

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Bupa Dental Care is a trading name of Oasis Healthcare Limited. Registered in England and Wales number: 03257078. Registered office: Bupa Dental Care Vantage Office Park, Old Gloucester Road, Hambrook, Bristol, United Kingdom BS16 1GW.