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White filling on NHS

(5 Posts)
Icyblue Wed 27-Aug-14 16:06:40

I have a berry seed stuck in my molar which I tried to get it out. Now I'm left with a tiny black dot on my molar. I don't know if it's start of a decay or the seed still stuck there. So if I do need a filling, how much does it cost for a white filling? And can I get it on the NHS? Thanks.

PS. Any ideas how I can get the seed out just in case it is a seed.

badgerknowsbest Wed 27-Aug-14 16:11:25

My 22month old dd kicked my white filling out 2 weeks, the dentist said it would cost £180 to replace but I have no idea if it costs more or less to replace than having it done for the first time... so sorry not much help wink

MrsCakesPrecognition Wed 27-Aug-14 16:13:22

When I was working I used to get white fillings as the sensation of the grey ones makes me feel a bit sick every time my tongue touches them.
I'm a SAHM now and have to have grey ones on the NHS as I can't afford the white ones privately.

Eleanor02 Wed 27-Aug-14 19:39:17

Sadly, white ones unless they are at the front aren't available on the NHS. You can mix and match - NHS treatment but a white filling - prices will vary but could be around £70.00.

ItsAllGoingToBeFine Wed 27-Aug-14 19:40:54

My white filling last year cost me £60 at NHS dentist (Scotland)

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