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You can compare two Bupa Dental Cover levels of cover, depending on the type of cover you need.

Take a look at the table below to see how the levels of cover compare. For more information please refer to the Bupa Dental Cover membership guide below

If your cover start date is on or after 01 January 2021 then please use this Dental Cover membership guide: Dental Cover Membership Guide (PDF, 0.6MB)

Compare dental cover
The table shows the maximum amount of benefits you can claim up to per person per policy year according to whether you select Dental Cover 10 or Dental Cover 20. Please also refer to Section 3 'Policy terms' in the membership guide for full details of what’s covered, what’s not covered and any limitations on cover by treatment type.

Dental cover

Dental Cover 10  Designed to provide a cash benefit to cover the cost of dental treatment carried out on the NHS by an NHS dentist.

Dental Cover 20  Designed to provide a cash benefit to cover the cost of dental treatment over and above NHS limits.

Preventative dental treatment UK only. For example: routine examinations, X-rays and a scale and polish (by your dentist or hygienist). There is no waiting period, you can claim for this benefit from your cover start date.

We’ll pay up to NHS limits.

We’ll pay up to £150 per policy year.

Restorative dental treatment UK only. For example: fillings, root canal, extractions, crowns and bridge.

We’ll pay up to NHS limits.
The waiting period is four months from your cover start date when you first join the policy.

We'll pay 75% towards the cost of your treatment up to £700 per policy year.
The waiting period is four months from your cover start date when you first join the policy.

Emergency dental treatment UK only. Dental treatment provided at an initial emergency appointment for the relief of severe pain, an inability to eat or any acute dental condition which presents an immediate and serious threat to general health.
Any treatment carried out at a follow-up appointment must be claimed from the Preventative and Restorative dental treatment benefit limits according to your level of cover.

No cover

We’ll pay up to £600 per policy year.
The waiting period is 14 days from your cover start date when you first join the policy

Dental injury treatment UK only. Cover for an injury to the teeth or supporting structures which is suddenly and unexpectedly caused by an external impact. Injuries whilst participating in physical contact sport are excluded.

No cover

We’ll pay up to £5,000 per policy year.
The waiting period is four months from your cover start date when you first join the policy.

Oral cancer treatment UK only. Cover for the treatment of primary cancer in any part of the oral cavity from the lips to the back of the tongue, but excluding the tonsils and salivary glands.

Paid in full when referred for oral cancer treatment and using partnership consultants and partnership facilities.
The waiting period is six months from your cover start date when you first join the policy

Paid in full when referred for oral cancer treatment and using partnership consultants and partnership facilities.
The waiting period is six months from your cover start date when you first join the policy

Compare dental cover
The table shows the maximum amount of benefits you can claim up to per person per policy year according to whether you select Dental Cover 10 or Dental Cover 20. Please also refer to Section 3 'Policy terms' in the membership guide for full details of what’s covered, what’s not covered and any limitations on cover by treatment type.

Compare dental cover
The table shows the maximum amount of benefits you can claim up to per person per policy year according to whether you select Dental Cover 10 or Dental Cover 20. Please also refer to Section 3 'Policy terms' in the membership guide for full details of what’s covered, what’s not covered and any limitations on cover by treatment type.

Compare dental cover
The table shows the maximum amount of benefits you can claim up to per person per policy year according to whether you select Dental Cover 10 or Dental Cover 20. Please also refer to Section 3 'Policy terms' in the membership guide for full details of what’s covered, what’s not covered and any limitations on cover by treatment type.

Dental cover

Dental Cover 10  Designed to provide a cash benefit to cover the cost of dental treatment carried out on the NHS by an NHS dentist.

Dental Cover 20  Designed to provide a cash benefit to cover the cost of dental treatment over and above NHS limits.

Preventative dental treatment UK only. For example: routine examinations, X-rays and a scale and polish (by your dentist or hygienist). There is no waiting period, you can claim for this benefit from your cover start date.

We’ll pay up to NHS limits.

We’ll pay up to £150 per policy year.

Restorative dental treatment UK only. For example: fillings, root canal, extractions, crowns and bridge.

We’ll pay up to NHS limits.
The waiting period is four months from your cover start date when you first join the policy.

We'll pay 75% towards the cost of your treatment up to £700 per policy year.
The waiting period is four months from your cover start date when you first join the policy.

Emergency dental treatment UK only. Dental treatment provided at an initial emergency appointment for the relief of severe pain, an inability to eat or any acute dental condition which presents an immediate and serious threat to general health.
Any treatment carried out at a follow-up appointment must be claimed from the Preventative and Restorative dental treatment benefit limits according to your level of cover.

No cover

We’ll pay up to £600 per policy year.
The waiting period is 14 days from your cover start date when you first join the policy

Dental injury treatment UK only. Cover for an injury to the teeth or supporting structures which is suddenly and unexpectedly caused by an external impact. Injuries whilst participating in physical contact sport are excluded.

No cover

We’ll pay up to £5,000 per policy year.
The waiting period is four months from your cover start date when you first join the policy.

Oral cancer treatment UK only. Cover for the treatment of primary cancer in any part of the oral cavity from the lips to the back of the tongue, but excluding the tonsils and salivary glands.

Paid in full when referred for oral cancer treatment and using partnership consultants and partnership facilities.
The waiting period is six months from your cover start date when you first join the policy

Paid in full when referred for oral cancer treatment and using partnership consultants and partnership facilities.
The waiting period is six months from your cover start date when you first join the policy

What's next?

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The NHS has fixed charges for treatment; the price will vary depending on your location in the UK. NHS treatment charges may change on an annual basis and you are covered up to the applicable limit currently charged by the NHS at the time you have your treatment.

Bupa Dental Insurance is provided by Bupa Insurance Limited. Registered in England and Wales No. 3956433 Bupa Insurance limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Arranged and administered by Bupa Insurance Services Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority .Registered in England and Wales No. 3829851. Registered office: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ.

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