How many teeth did you have done? 😬
Bupa dental here are charging minimum £7 PPE fee per visit if surgical mask / visor work and £40 per visit if full PPE / FFP3 needed. No extra charge for the NHS treatment as the government stump up the extra for the PPE.
From what I read the Half Moon charge is £90 extra per appointment?
Seven, like I said it was long overdue.
This is what I am confused, it seems a lot as a charge for any and all appointment.
After a filling appointment the surgery is meant to be left fallow (unused) for an hour while any aerosol disperses and settles. Then it has to be cleaned. A twenty minute appointment then takes one and a half hours. The practice need to recoup the costs even if they are running two surgeries side by side.
I suppose so... but it is sooooooo expensive! 😅😅😅
I hear Poland is a good destination for lower cost dental work, I need a lot, is this actually the case?
I'm often in Lithuania so can do multiple trips no problem.
Someone said the best dentist is in Fulham, anyone know what practise this is?
@Gewürzt said ^^^.
Yeah NHS Dentist on North End road http://nhsdentist.com, No matter where I live in London (I'm miles away in Forest Gate these days) I'll never go to another Dentist.
Excellent, I live near Forest Hill but work in Fulham luckily.
Not sure what is happening in the rest of the UK but Dentists down my way (wilts) are pretty useless. No contact whatsoever "due to COVID19" - i thought they had PPE already and could keep working...? Cancelled all check ups etc , orthodontics - there will be a load of kids and others missing out, they don't answer calls AND somehow they got a recent pay rise???
Any recommendations of what to do with receding gums? I’ve been wearing aligners for about 10 months and have been rigorous with my routine. But the gum problem seems new
It is expensive but consider visiting a periodontist. It is better to deal with it early
Anyone got a recommendation for a good dentist around the N4 area? I apparently have an infection in my wisdom tooth and the pain has spread all over my head and down my neck; my regular dental surgery in Camden just gave me a blunt needle and told me to wash it with hydrogen peroxide and see their oral surgeon if it got worse. I don't work near the practice any more so it's a bit annoying going there, plus the guy really gave off a DGAF attitude and kept just telling me I should have seen the hygienist. Yeah I used to go semi-regularly mate, but funnily the idea of someone poking around in my mouth didn't really appeal during a pandemic.
I'm a bit worried because I think the infection is also giving me a fever and all surgeries seem to be taking temperature upon entry, so it feels like I might just be locked out from treatment anywhere if they'll all shoo me out the door.
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