Opening Hours

Mon 9am - 5pm
Tues 9am - 5pm
Wed 9am - 5pm
Thurs 9am - 7.45pm
Frid 9am - 2pm

We are open 'till 7.45pm on Thursday evenings

Sunday by private appointment only

Early morning and late evening appointments available. (Private)

South Bank Dental Care
164 Jamaica Road
London SE16 4RT

020 7237 3413

[email protected]

NHS Treatments

NHS dental charges

The charge you pay depends on the treatment you need to keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy. You pay one charge for each complete course of treatment. Leaflets are available at the surgery entitled “NHS dental services in England” for a full and comprehensive view of charges and treatments provided by the NHS and if you are exempt from payment. 


Below is a rough guide to the Band Fee scale for NHS treatment from 1st April 2019.

Band 1 course of treatment - £22.70

Eg. Examination, x-rays and scale and polish if needed.


Band 2 course of treatment - £62.10

Eg. Fillings, root canal treatment


Band 3 course of treatment - £269.30

Eg. Crowns, dentures


Help with NHS costs

You do not have to pay for NHS treatment if you are:

For further information regarding exemptions please refer to the “NHS Dental Services in England” leaflet found at our surgery.

Additionally for help with nhs health costs you can call 0300 330 1343 or at


How often should I go to the dentist?

You should see a dentist regularly for routine check-ups even if you are not experiencing any problems with your mouth or teeth. Attending regularly helps you and your dentist to keep you mouth, teeth and gums in good health and pain free. Your dentist will tell you how often you will need a routing check-up. The clinically recommended maximum intervals are up to 24 months for adults and up to 12 months for children. Within these guidelines, your dentist will recommend a recall interval for you based on an assessment of your current dental health.


Dental appliances

All our dental laboratories conform to the European Union standard. If you would like a copy of their conformity statement please ask your dentist.


Urgent dental treatment and care out of hours

If you think you might need urgent treatment, please call the NHS out of hours number on:

TEL: NHS 111

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