The Domiciliary service aims to provide routine dentistry outside of the practice setting for those who cannot or who struggle to access the practice. We provide this service in the following settings:
The domiciliary service includes:
Owing to the domicile setting, it may be impractical to carry out more complex treatments.
All you need to do is contact Lisa Dawe, our Domiciliary Nurse at Holsworthy Dental Centre. Her telephone number is 01409 253684 and she will be only too pleased to help you.
The domiciliary service is unable to run as an emergency service, however we are here to help, please contact the practice for advice if you have a dental emergency.
For a dental emergency outside the practice opening hours, please call
111, 03330 063 300 or 01392 823 682 for assistance (7.30am to 10.30pm) or email: [email protected]
The Domiciliary Service is free of charge, but normal NHS charges apply to any treatments carried out. Under the NHS a course of treatment falls in to one of three bands:
Please note this payment will be collected at the initial visit.
Cash, cheques or credit card payments are accepted. Cheques are payable to “Holsworthy Dental Centre”.
Some NHS patients are entitled to either full or partial exemption from charges. If you think you may qualify, please ask.
When we attend for your Domiciliary NHS dental appointment, we will ask you either to provide evidence of exemption from NHS dental charges or to pay the relevant fee. If you think you may be exempt from charges but cannot produce the necessary evidence, we will ask you to pay the full fee at your first appointment in the normal way. You will be able to claim back what you have paid if you are eligible. Wherever possible we will advise you in advance of the NHS fee which is payable at the next appointment.
You are entitled to exemption from charges if:
If you’re named on a valid HC3 certificate, you may not have to pay for all your NHS dental treatment.
You will NOT be exempt from paying for NHS dental treatment because you receive one of the benefits below when paid on their own: