Denplan Essentials covers you for:

  • Exams
  • Dental x-rays
  • Hygienist visits
  • Preventive advice, therapy and counselling
  • Worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover
  • Access to Denplan’s 24-Hour Worldwide Dental Emergency Helpline
  • Mouth cancer cover (cover not immediate)
  • 10% discount off private treatment fees

Denplan Essentials does not cover:

  • The cost of any restorative dental treatments including fillings, crowns, bridges or dentures
  • Laboratory fees and prescriptions
  • Any treatment specified as excluded by you in the patient’s contract
  • Referral to a specialist and specialist treatment
  • Orthodontics, implants, cosmetic treatment
  • Sedation fees

If you would like to talk with one of Denplan’s Customer Advisors please call them on 0800 401 402* – they will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

*Lines are open from 8.30am to 5.30pm on Monday to Thursday and 8.30am to 4.30pm on Friday.

For full details of the benefits and exclusions, terms and conditions please see the Denplan Handbook.

Dental decay is one of the most common chronic diseases in the world. It can have a huge effect on general overall health and yet it is entirely preventable, which is why it is so important that patients prioritise their oral health.

Preventive dentistry is the foundation on which Denplan was built. A dental payment plan enables you and your dentist to focus on regular care to help minimise the risk factors before they cause pain and may need costly treatment.

We recommend that our patients follow a programme of preventive care using the skill of our practice team and the support of a dental payment plan.

Denplan Care is only available to those who are already on a Denplan Care scheme who are coming to us from another practice, or if you are a family member of an existing Denplan Care patient at the practice. A transfer fee will be payable for your New Patient Dental Health Check if you are transferring from another practice.

A dentist at our practice will then carry out a dental assessment. From this you will be placed into a category by your dentist, based on your oral health. Your dentist will talk to you about the dental plans so that you can choose which one is right for you.

Plans for Children (£7.10 per month) covers the following treatments:

  • Regular check-ups
  • Dental x-rays
  • All fillings
  • Root Canal treatment
  • Visits to the Dental Health Educator
  • Worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover
  • Access to Denplan’s 24-Hour Worldwide Dental Emergency Helpline

Denplan for Children excludes Orthodontic treatment, cosmetic treatment & dental implants.

  1. Your dentist will talk to you about the dental plans so that you can choose which one is right for you.
  2. A dentist at our practice will then carry out a dental assessment. The amount you pay will be decided by your dentist and is based on your oral health and how much dental treatment you will need. The payment will be collected monthly by Denplan.

Please note that there is a one-off registration charge which is equal to one month’s fee. The contract is with your dentist and the Supplementary Insurance is with Denplan.

Denplan Practice Quality Programme

Our practice takes part in the Denplan Practice Quality Programme which demonstrates our commitment to ensuring that we provide you with the best dental care, treatment and services. They also keep us fully updated on any new and important legislative changes and the latest dental techniques.

Family discounts

Dental payment plans can benefit the whole family. Where more than one member of the family is registered at the same practice and payments are made under one single direct debit, the following discounts apply:

Family members – 5% discount
Three family members – 10% discount
Four or more family members – 15% discount

Method of payment

Following your initial dental assessment, you will know exactly how much your regular payments will be. You will pay by monthly direct debit and there is also a one-off, initial registration fee equivalent to one month’s payment.

Freedom to cancel

The Denplan programme is designed to give the reassurance of long term support. However, if you wish, you can cancel your agreement at any time by giving 21 days notice by telephone or in writing to your dentist and to Denplan.

About Denplan

Denplan are an appointed representative of Simplyhealth Access and the insurance is underwritten by AXA PPP healthcare Limited.

All this helps us continually give you the best possible dental care and service.

Q. What are the benefits of having a dental payment plan?
A. Dental payment plans are designed to be used positively to support a preventive approach to your oral healthcare through regular check-ups, dental care and advice to help stop possible expensive or complex dental treatment. Denplan Care not only provides you with help to pay for your routine (check-ups, x-rays and hygiene visits) dental care but for any restorative treatment you may need such as crowns, bridges or fillings. Denplan Essentials pays for all your routine dental treatment which is so important to help ensure you keep teeth and gums healthy.

Q. How is my fee calculated?
A. Your dentist completes a simple chart that takes into account your dental history and the current health of your teeth and gums. A preventive care programme is then recommended. These factors will place you in one of five categories for which we have already calculated the fee. (Denplan Care only)

Q. How will my fee be paid?
A. You will pay your fee monthly by direct debit.

Q. Where does my payment go?
A. A small percentage of your payment is retained by Denplan to cover administration and your emergency dental insurance. The bulk of your payment is sent to your dentist

Q. What exactly do I receive?
A. In return for your monthly payment you are entitled to regular examinations and consultations, ongoing dental advice and a personal preventive programme including all the routine dental treatment needed to help you maintain a healthy smile. You also have access to Denplan’s 24-Hour Dental Emergency Helpline and dental injury and dental emergency cover. Full details of the benefits and exclusions, terms and conditions of your dental payment plan can be found in the Denplan Handbook.

We recommend you visit every three months if you are suffering from persistent gum disease or have persistent dental problems.

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