Montrose Dental Care

Montrose Dental Care is a dental practice located in the town of Montrose, Angus. Our aim is to provide a high standard of dental care and to make your visit to the dentist as relaxed and pleasant as possible.

Fees, Exemptions & Cancellations

Dental Treatment Costs

An NHS dental examination (check-up) in Scotland is free of charge for everyone.

NHS patients, who pay for their treatment, pay 80% of the treatment costs (including any X-rays), up to a maximum of £384. Any costs over this maximum will be fully subsidised by the NHS. You'll never pay more than £384.


Following your consultation with your dentist you will be given an estimate of your treatment cost.

It is our policy that treatment is paid on the day that it is carried out. We are happy to accept payment by cash or credit/debit card.

NHS charges are set by the government and a fee guide can be seen below.

Some examples :

Treatment Fee
Examination no charge
Two small X-rays £5.68
Simple gum treatment(scale & polish) £12.92
Small amalgam (silver) filling from £8.80
Large amalgam (silver) filling from £17.08
Root canal treatment (front tooth) from £47.56
Single crown (front tooth) from £117.12
Simple extraction (one tooth) from £14.76
Complete (upper and lower) dentures from £178.72

Who gets free treatment on the NHS?

You can get free dental treatment if you're

  • aged under 26
  • pregnant or have given birth in the last 12 months
  • If you're included in an award of:
    • Income support
    • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
    • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
    • Pension Credit Guarantee Credit, or
    • An NHS Tax Credit Exemption Certificate
  • If you're included in an award of Universal Credit:
    • and have had no earnings or net earnings (take-home pay) of £435 or less during the most recent assessment period, or
    • which includes an element for a child and/or limited capability for work-related activity, and have had no earnings or net earnings (take-home pay) of £935 or less during the most recent assessment period
Please bring evidence of any exemption with you to your appointment.


As a courtesy to the practice team and other patients, please give as much notice as possible if you have to cancel an appointment.
A charge may be made for missed appointments or appointments cancelled with less than 24 hours notice.
Failure to attend multiple appointments will put your registration with the practice at risk,
This policy relates to all patients of the practice including those who are exempt from NHS treatment fees.