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The National Health Service (Dental Charges) Regulations 2005

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The National Health Service (Dental Charges) Regulations 2005 No. 3477

Regulation 4(5)

SCHEDULE 4Urgent Treatment under Band 1 Charge


examination, assessment and advice


radiographic examination and radiological report


dressing of teeth and palliative treatment


pulpectomy or vital pulpotomy


re-implantation of a luxated or subluxated permanent tooth following trauma including any necessary endodontic treatment


repair and refixing of inlays and crowns


refixing a bridge


temporary bridges


extraction of not more than 2 teeth


provision of post-operative care including treatment of infected sockets


adjustment and alteration of dentures or orthodontic appliances


urgent treatment for acute conditions of the gingivae or oral mucosa, including treatment for pericoronitis or for ulcers and herpetic lesions, and any necessary oral hygiene instruction in connection with such treatment


treatment of sensitive cementum or dentine


incising an abscess


other treatment immediately necessary as a result of trauma


not more than 1 permanent filling in amalgam, composite resin, synthetic resin, glass ionomer, compomers, silicate or silico-phosphate including acid etch retention

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