Dental
Plan

Guildford Dental Centre - Dental Care Plan Option 1

Please contact us for further details, if required.
Guildford Dental Centre offers a dental care plan which is designed to spread the cost of your dental treatment over the year. Membership of the scheme offers many benefits, including reduced costs for treatment, regular check-ups and preferential emergency treatment. Information is available, on request.

Option 1 £14 per month
This includes the following:

 2 six monthly Check Ups with the Dentist, including:
clinical examination
Routine x-rays
scale and polish
10% discounted dental fees
 Emergency treatment during normal surgery hours to relieve pain.
 Substantial reduction in fees for further treatment including fillings, extractions, crowns etc.

Registration
To join the Dental Plan, please click on the Dental Plan Link at the bottom of this page or call reception on 01483535220. Payments are to be paid monthly on the eighth day of the month. If you prefer, you can pay a single, annual, subscription.

New patients will need to be examined and undergo any necessary treatment on a fee-per-item basis before they can be accepted in the Plan.

Dental Care Plan Option 2 and 3

Option 2 £19 per month

Like Option 1 but with two Hygienist visits in-between your six monthly Check Ups.

Emergency Appointments
Please note, Emergency appointments are defined as appointments requested because the patient is in pain. Other problems may be chargeable, please ask Reception if you are not sure.

Registration
To join the Dental Care Plan, please complete the necessary form (available in reception). Payments are to be paid monthly on the eigth day of the month. If you prefer, you can pay a single, annual, subscription.
New patients will need to be examined and undergo any necessary treatment on a fee-per-item basis before they can be accepted in the Plan.

Direct Debit Mandate
Please click on the button to submit your bank details for direct debit.

Signing Off
You may terminate your agreement in writing at any time on 3 months notice. There will be no refunds for months taken without utilizing the scheme as stated under our Terms and conditions.

Keep Us Informed
You may be asked about your medical history and whether you receive any medication for any reason. Please make a note of the names of any drugs you take regularly and tell us about them when you attend the surgery.

If you change your address, email address, bank details or telephone number, don’t forget to let us know about it – this is very important as our appointments and recall systems rely on communication with you!

Fee per item
For those who prefer to pay for treatment as and when the need arises, please click on the image to see the current fee schedule.

Option 3  £24  per month

Like Option 1 & 2  but with four Hygienist visits in-between your six monthly Check Ups  and up to 20% dicounted dental fees.

Emergency Appointments
Please note, Emergency appointments are defined as appointments requested because the patient is in pain. Other problems may be chargeable, please ask Reception if you are not sure.

Registration
To join the Dental Care Plan, please complete the necessary form (available in reception). Payments are to be paid monthly on the eigth day of the month. If you prefer, you can pay a single, annual, subscription.
New patients will need to be examined and undergo any necessary treatment on a fee-per-item basis before they can be accepted in the Plan.

Direct Debit Mandate
Please click on the button to submit your bank details for direct debit.

Signing Off
You may terminate your agreement in writing at any time by giving us 3 months notice period. There will be no refunds for months taken without utilizing the scheme as noted under the Terms and Conditions.

Keep Us Informed
You may be asked about your medical history and whether you receive any medication for any reason. Please make a note of the names of any drugs you take regularly and tell us about them when you attend the surgery.

If you change your address, email address, bank details or telephone number, don’t forget to let us know about it – this is very important as our appointments and recall systems rely on communication with you!

Fee per item
For those who prefer to pay for treatment as and when the need arises, please click on the image to see the current fee schedule.

Terms and Conditions

Thank you for buying a Guildford Dental Center Maintenance Plan which is a Subsidiary of Guildford Health Ltd.

This document explains the policy rules, and how the policy works.

These rules apply to all members of the policy.

Please take the time to read them and keep them safe in case you need them again.

If you have any questions, then please contact us.

We aim to make information about us and this policy accessible to you, whatever your needs, and information is available in large print or audio.

We want you to have a policy that meets your needs, and this product you have chosen meets the needs of someone who would benefit from support with the costs of their 6 monthly Dental Maintenance having private dental check-up, Radiographs and discounted dental treatment.

Please remember to review your cover on a regular basis to make sure that it continues to meet your needs.

 

How does my dental plan work?

It’s simple:  You will pay us a fixed monthly cost by Direct Debit that you can sign up yourself Online through a portal on our website at https://www.guildforddentalcentre.co.uk  and there are 3 Levels of Cover.

Your summary of cover will show which level applies to you.

Before you can claim any of the above, there is a 3 months period before any of your DD payment starts and thus you can only use this plan after you had initial consultation with the Dentist and been advised on the Level of cover that suits your need. We also need to be sure that the policy covers it. For example, we need to be sure that the person who receives the treatment is a member, and that there is not an exclusion that applies. If you’re unsure about how the Dental Plan works, then please contact us.

Level 1 is £14pm and this entitles you to 2 checkup appointments with the Dentist which will include Intra-Oral Radiographs and Scale + Polish with the Dentist.

Level 2 is £19pm and this entitles you what’s is Level 1 + 2 Extra Hygienist Appointments.

Level 3 is £24pm is our new Maximum cover which entitles you to all of Level 2 and added 2 Extra Hygienist Appointments and a larger discounted dental treatment of 20%.

All the Level cover above entitles you to a same day emergency appointment which may include a charge if treatment is unrelated to a recent work done at the Surgery.

All dental treatment done by our Dentist will carry 24 months warranty, unless the work done was not part of a recommended treatment plan advised by the Dentists.

The Reception Staff or the Dentist has a right to confirm details of your Dental Plan whether you are still active and at what Level, before you book your appointment and / or during your appointment.

Before the Dentist commence on any work, you should be provided with a detailed treatment option as well as treatment plan that works best for your Oral Health. We reserve the rights to charge for any work done if there are issues with confirming your Level of Cover or your Active Status with your Dental Plan Cover. We also reserve the rights to refuse you our Dental Cover if you refuse any treatments that is deemed necessary for the maintenance of your Oral Health .

If you have joined our Dental Plan but have not been utilising or been coming for your Recall appointments, you are not entitled to any refunds from any of your contribution as this is an insurance payment and not to be treated as a Bank Deposit for your future needs.  If your dentist raises concerns about your previous treatment, we may refer your clinical records to the General Dental Council (GDC). We’ll tell you if we plan to do this and will remove all references to your personal identity if you ask us to.

  1. A check-up includes investigations, services and procedures performed by a dental clinician or specialist to assess your oral health, for example X-rays and diagnostics (excluding study casts, wax-ups and mock-ups). What the check-ups benefit does not cover O general exclusions.
  2. Scale and polish. What the scale and polish benefit depends on your Level of covers whether to be done by your Dentist of the Hygienist for maintenance. What the scale and polish benefit are included in all Level of Cover.
  3. Treatment. This benefit is to help towards the costs of a completed course of clinically necessary dental treatment. What the treatment benefit covers rages between 10% – 20% depending on your level of Cover.
  4. Dental treatment provided by a dental clinician or specialist includes , local anaesthetic fees , dental crowns, bridges, inlays and onlays,  dental crowns, bridges or attachments to a dental implant,  fillings and fissure sealants ,  dentures  fees for laboratory and dental technician services referred by a dental clinician or specialist  periodontal care,  extractions,  gum-shields specifically designed for use while participating in a sport that has a higher than average likelihood of dental injury and where it is reasonable to expect you to wear face or mouth protection, for example hockey or rugby, provided by a dentist or specialist which will be referred to Surrey Dental Specialist . https://surreydentalspecialists.co.uk
  5. Prescription each course of treatment (whether the prescription is an NHS or private prescription). The prescription must be written by a dental clinician or specialist. This does not cover Prescription Prepayment Certificates (PPC) or any medicine obtained using one. What the treatment benefit does not coverany preexisting conditions.
  6. Dental treatment: – that you need within the qualifying period – which you or a dental clinician identified that you needed at any time before you joined the policy or during your qualifying period – that forms part of a course of treatment that began at any time before you joined the policy or during your qualifying period – that is not fully completed or paid for any appliances needed to treat grinding or clenching or to prevent tooth wear, for example, mouth guards aregeneral exclusions.
  7. Child/children Natural or legally adopted dependent children of the policyholder or their partner. Children must be under the age of 18for a free examination but treatment will be 50% of all Dental Treatment full fees.

All our Dental clinicians are qualified as a dental surgeon or dental care professional • is registered with the General Dental Council and engaged in general dental practice • practices in the United Kingdom • complies with the requirements of the publication “Scope of Practice” from the General Dental Council regarding their training and competence.

Mouth cancer A diagnosis of primary cancer in any part of the oral cavity from the lips to the back of the tongue (for example the lips, tongue, major salivary glands, gums, soft or hard palate) but excluding the tonsils.

Policy year  The 12 calendar months from the start date or the last renewal date. Your summary of cover shows the dates for your policy year. Preexisting condition A condition is preexisting if: • you had symptoms of or knew about the condition before you joined the policy or • a dental clinician planned or recommended treatment for the condition before you joined the policy. or • you have not had a dental examination in the 24 months before you joined the policy If you have not had a dental examination in the 24 months before you joined the policy, we will not pay for any treatment: – identified as necessary – planned, or – that you receive at the first dental examination by a dental clinician after you join the policy.

Qualifying period A set period of time in which we will not pay claims for any treatment that is identified or that you receive during that time. The qualifying period starts 3 months from the date that you join this policy or the date of any increase in cover. If you wish to cancel your Dental Plan, you are required to give us 3 months notice as requred by the BACs provider.

Specialist Dentist ( Surrey Dental Specialist) are : • registered with the General Dental Council (GDC) in one of the recognised dental specialist areas on the ‘specialist list’ and • practising in the UK. However, for claims under ‘mouth cancer’, specialist means a medical or dental practitioner: • whose name is included in the register of specialists maintained by the General Medical Council/General Dental Council • who holds or has held a substantive appointment (i.e. not a locum) as a consultant in a National Health Service Hospital/the Armed Services, or • who has a Certificate of Completion of Training/ Certificate of Eligibility of Specialist Registration from the appropriate Royal College.

Start date The date on which this policy starts. You are allowed to change your Level of Cover at anytime unless it is against the advice of your Dentist. whether or not partners or children can also be covered by this policy at 50% of the full fees paid by all Levels of the Plan.

For any other queries, please contact us by phone, emails or refer to our website at https://guildforddentalcentre.co.uk