The purpose of NHS dentistry is to provide dental health. Therefore certain procedures such as white fillings in posterior teeth are considered "cosmetic" and are not included in the NHS contract. NHS and private treatment can be carried out within the same course of treatment.
The following list is a simplification of the treatments available under the NHS
White fillings on the front 6 upper and lower teeth.
Amalgam fillings on posterior premolar and molar teeth.
Economy White crowns on the front 10 upper and lower teeth.
All metal crowns on molar teeth
Replacement of veneers
Root canal Treatment
Economy acrylic and metal base dentures
Optional Extras available privately
White crows on posterior teeth
White fillings on posterior teeth