General Dental Services are provided under the National Health Service and comprise of examinations (check-ups) and all the necessary treatment required to have and maintain a healthy mouth.
Unfortunately, all of the NHS practices are up to their capacity of patients. The Department is currently working on an exercise to see if there is any further capacity. As soon as this exercise is completed, the practices that are able to accept new NHS practices will be marked bold. In the meantime, if you have any pain, bleeding or swelling please contact +44 1624 642785 to arrange an emergency appointment.
A charge is normally payable for NHS dental services except for groups who may be exempt. A dental practice may ask a patient to pay before treatment. Patients can check how much their individual treatment plan will cost before they commence treatment with their dentist.
Patient groups exempt from NHS dental charges:
- You are under 16
- You are aged under 19 and in full-time education
- You are pregnant or have had a baby in the last 12 months
- You have reached state retirement age
- You, or your dependent, receive Income Support
- You receive Income Based Job Seekers Allowance or Employed Persons Allowance
- You are a war disablement pensioners
- You are registered blind
There is no charge for writing a prescription* or removing stitches or repairs to dentures.
*Usual charges apply when prescriptions are dispensed.
Patients not falling within the above categories may be able to get help with the cost of NHS treatment on low income grounds and are required to complete a form F1, which is then submitted to:
Department of Health
+44 1624 642612
List of Dentists providing NHS Treatment on the Isle of Man
- Central Community Health Centre (Emergency and Community Services Only)