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.
If you currently have no dentist and wish to seek allocation with a NHS dentist you can make contact with the practice of your choice below which are indicated as having capacity to take new patients. Should you need to discuss a dental issue with the Department, please contact +44 1624 642612.
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 (Dental Service only)
- Regent Dental Care (new NHS patients welcome)