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Dentists - so what do you do when the NHS ones are full
Many private dentists will see your daughter without charge, ring around them and see. They may want you to register with them as well, though, and you will either have to pay or take out dental insurance.
We have a private dentist and talking to others at work who have nhs the charges actually aren't much more than they pay subsidised. I'd call around to see if you can get some prices...we pay £25 for a checkup and clean in central london so can't be bothered trying to find an nhs and worrying about the waits.
I asked this a few weeks ag o as we couldn't find a dentist anywhere. The lovely mumsnetters told me that the NHS are obliged to find you an NHS dentist and if you go to their website you can search for your nearest one or call the NHS helpline - will be back in a few moments with the link for you
You will prbably find that somewhere in your area you have an NHS DENTAL ACCESS CENTRE. Mine is only 3 miles away and they will see you. I was with them for 2 months before an NHS dentist in my area managed to get me on the list.... back for a filling on friday - dreading it!
I happened to call in on my local dentist to register to go private. Was accepted with open arms, told that the 2 kids would be NHS and then on discovering that I was still eligible for free cover I too am on NHS until DS is a year old