NHS Treatment

We are welcoming new NHS Patients

At Bathgate and Fauldhouse Dental Centre we are a mixed practice offering both NHS and affordable private dentistry for the whole family. You may register as an NHS patients but also choose to have private treatments in addition, should you wish.





Who is entitled to free NHS Treatment?

You are entitled to free NHS dental treatment if, when your treatment starts, you are:


  • under 18
  • under 19 and in full-time education
  • pregnant or you have had a baby within the 12 months before treatment starts
  • staying in an NHS hospital and the hospital dentist carries out your treatment
  • an NHS Hospital Dental Service outpatient (although you may have to pay for your dentures or bridges)

You can also receive free NHS dental treatment if, when the treatment starts or when you’re asked to pay:

  • you’re included in an award of Income Support, income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, income-related Employment and Support Allowance or Pension Credit guarantee credit or Universal credit (check entitlement after October 31, 2015)
  • you’re named on, or entitled to, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • you’re named on a valid HC2 certificate

Proof of your entitlement

You’ll be asked to show your dentist written proof that you’re entitled to financial help with dental treatment. This will vary depending on your circumstances.

What is not included in NHS dentistry?

NHS dental treatment does not include any cosmetic treatments that are not clinically necessary, such as teeth whitening. If you’re interested in having any cosmetic dental treatments, please enquire about our private cosmetic dentistry services with a member of our dental team for further information.






Get in touch

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At our dental practices, Bathgate Dental Practice and Fauldhouse Dental Care, we offer a wide range of NHS dental treatments to help keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy.


Practice Contact Numbers

Bathgate: 01506 656 156
Fauldhouse: 01501 773 032





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