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    • Dandytf
    • By Dandytf 20th Nov 19, 7:03 PM
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    How do nhs dentist work
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    • 20th Nov 19, 7:03 PM
    How do nhs dentist work 20th Nov 19 at 7:03 PM
    As i used to pay private dental visits.
    From dec' I'm booked in for check up with local nhs dentist.
    How does that work, is there any cash or card costs initially.
    The lady stated over tel that wt'cs are acceptable.

    Thanks in advance
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    • elsien
    • By elsien 20th Nov 19, 7:07 PM
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    • 20th Nov 19, 7:07 PM
    Get bill. Pay using cash or the card of your choice. No extra fees for paying by card.
    No idea what wt'cs means.
    All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.

    Pedant alert - it's could have, not could of.
    • Dandytf
    • By Dandytf 20th Nov 19, 7:09 PM
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    • 20th Nov 19, 7:09 PM
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    • 20th Nov 19, 7:09 PM
    Get bill. Pay using cash or the card of your choice. No extra fees for paying by card.
    No idea what wt'cs means.
    Originally posted by elsien
    Thanks

    I thought being disabled with nhs exemption certificate dental costa are covered.

    -non short type =Working Tax Credits
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    • elsien
    • By elsien 20th Nov 19, 7:12 PM
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    • 20th Nov 19, 7:12 PM
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    • 20th Nov 19, 7:12 PM
    https://www.nhs.uk/common-health-questions/dental-health/who-is-entitled-to-free-nhs-dental-treatment-in-england/

    Don't rely on the receptionist to give you the correct information, check
    it out for yourself through the above link.
    All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.

    Pedant alert - it's could have, not could of.
    • Dandytf
    • By Dandytf 20th Nov 19, 7:15 PM
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    • 20th Nov 19, 7:15 PM
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    • 20th Nov 19, 7:15 PM
    Thanks haven't yet found Scottish link

    are named on or entitled to a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate – if you don't have a certificate, you can show your award notice; you qualify if you get Child Tax Credits, Working Tax Credits with a disability element (or both) and have income for tax credit purposes of 15,276 or less

    I have tax exemption certificate+ <12k per annum salary so low earner with disabled elements with working tax credits
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    • elsien
    • By elsien 20th Nov 19, 7:20 PM
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    • 20th Nov 19, 7:20 PM
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    • 20th Nov 19, 7:20 PM
    https://www.scottishdental.org/public/treatment-charges/

    Maybe next time mention the exemption certificate and being in Scotland at the start of your query.....
    All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.

    Pedant alert - it's could have, not could of.
    • Dandytf
    • By Dandytf 20th Nov 19, 8:36 PM
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    • 20th Nov 19, 8:36 PM
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    • 20th Nov 19, 8:36 PM
    Thanks

    I'll check with dentist 2nd dec'
    Looks as though i could be covered.
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    • Dandytf
    • By Dandytf 20th Nov 19, 8:38 PM
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    • 20th Nov 19, 8:38 PM
    https://www.scottishdental.org/public/treatment-charges/

    Maybe next time mention the exemption certificate and being in Scotland at the start of your query.....
    Originally posted by elsien
    Rapid limited after office time
    Not often I refer to country of Birth

    Thanks you have been a kind help tonight.
    I'm slightly more concerned what effect Scones/Pancakes and a small ice cream daily has effected my teeth!
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    • molerat
    • By molerat 20th Nov 19, 10:23 PM
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    • 20th Nov 19, 10:23 PM
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    • 20th Nov 19, 10:23 PM
    Basic check up is free for all in Scotland anyway.
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    • Dandytf
    • By Dandytf 21st Nov 19, 7:08 PM
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    Basic check up is free for all in Scotland anyway.
    Originally posted by molerat
    Thanks its been a few years and one lost filling.
    2nd Dec' I'll get an idea how ice cream and scones have wore down my teeth
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    • Enterprise 1701C
    • By Enterprise 1701C 22nd Nov 19, 8:34 AM
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    Basic check up is free for all in Scotland anyway.
    Originally posted by molerat
    Yep, and England pays for it through the Barnett formula. That will change if you ever become independent.
    What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare
    • molerat
    • By molerat 22nd Nov 19, 3:36 PM
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    Yep, and England pays for it through the Barnett formula. That will change if you ever become independent.
    Originally posted by Enterprise 1701C
    The only free thing is the check up, everything else is pay per item.
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    • zagubov
    • By zagubov 23rd Nov 19, 12:41 AM
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    Rapid limited after office time
    Not often I refer to country of Birth
    Originally posted by Dandytf
    The NHS services of the British Isles were only distantly connected from the start. They all had their own systems and provisions (well the English and Welsh ones were united once but split apart).

    We can't expect them to all do the same things.
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    • Dandytf
    • By Dandytf 23rd Nov 19, 2:28 PM
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    The NHS services of the British Isles were only distantly connected from the start. They all had their own systems and provisions (well the English and Welsh ones were united once but split apart).

    We can't expect them to all do the same things.
    Originally posted by zagubov
    I hold no such knowledge
    Point i made is i have posted a comment immediately arriving home from office, not taking Scottish difference in nhs dentistry support.

    Thanks mser's
    Until 9/12
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    • bail-in
    • By bail-in 24th Nov 19, 8:25 PM
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    Many companies in the UK are owned by foreign countries as do we abroad. Companies offering private and NHS dentistry included. Integrated Dental Holdings (IDH), now rebranded MyDentist, is a British incorporated company owned by Carlyle, one of the biggest investment companies and hedge funds in the United States. Over 600 dental practices in the UK are owned by this US company, paid for with debt finance. The current US president would be very happy about that considering his recent statement everything is on the table re post Brexit US-UK agreement! According to a recent conference call with IDH Finance the aim is to move further into private practice as that is more profitable and would attract more investment from the big investment companies. This could mean perhaps that the current lack of NHS dentists and practices and difficulty finding a nearby NHS practice in the UK could get worse. Problem will get worse as long as the governments in England, Wales, and Scotland will not pay dentists better rates, although the problem has other causes as well.
    Last edited by bail-in; 27-11-2019 at 6:52 AM.
    • deannatrois
    • By deannatrois 1st Dec 19, 1:35 AM
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    Not sure how that is going to help the OP who already has NHS dental appt. Perhaps better for the political board.
    • Dandytf
    • By Dandytf 1st Dec 19, 12:58 PM
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    Thanks mser's
    1st appt tomorrow 10 a.m.
    My only concerns are
    1. What paperwork i need to complete
    2. Are Scottish nhs funded dentist on pay and re claim basis
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    • Dandytf
    • By Dandytf 2nd Dec 19, 3:55 PM
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    That dentist visit went very well.
    Checkup, only had top answer that I don't pay for dental treatment and complete medicine info.
    Forgot to ask, how do they know I don;t pay when they didn't take my nhs Tax exemption form
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