Can i get dental implants free of charge on NHS

Q. i was attending a clinic where i was in the middle of being offered dental implants,fantastic i thought, an opportunity not to be missed,to cut a long story short ,i was diognosed with bowel cancer and every thing came to a halt, now 2 years on i am making enquiries into this, what are some good reasons for some one with dentures to recieve implants,they are from the NHS and come free of charge, hence me wanting to get them.,
A. I don’t know of a situation where implants will be available on the NHS i’m afraid
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May 11th, 2010 at 08:47 PM
robert cotterill Says :

hi do dental schools take on patients at a lowerd cost, of the implant fortraining purposes.iwas told by a woman at the dental hospital in birmingham that they do

March 15th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
ray newton Says :

Is it possible, along the line of the question above, to get dental implants at Kings college London

June 3rd, 2012 at 08:47 PM
julie Says :

i have part dentures, but i cant wear them without gipping.
i wonder if there is implants available on the nhs?

June 12th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Antonia Says :

Hi i have very bad receeding gums and now have a few very wobbly teeth , i know i will need dentures shortly and have been reading up on retained dentures can these be done on nhs or will it be private? do retained dentures look like the persons own teeth ? the thought of that pink plastic showing when i smile makes me cringe

June 12th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Justice Says :

Thanks for your question. Generally, implants aren’t available on the NHS. Dentures however, are. The more you’re willing to spend on dentures will allow your dentist to utilise a better dental technician using better materials. Its possible for a skilled technician to make dentures that are almost impossible to tell are artificial.

June 15th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
James Hover Says :

Oh come on, and you a doctor! You know very well you can get Dental Implants for free.
I know for a fact the Royal Dental college in Leicester Square do it for free, albeit by students who are learning how to do Implantations, but the are supervised by qualified dental surgeons as they do it… So yes you can get Implants for free….

June 18th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Kalyn Says :

Hi My Mum has severe arthritis and is on disability living allowance now having worked hard all her life. As her jaw is badly affected her teeth are very uneven and loose. She has great difficulty eating now as her teeth are so unstable. her dentist wants to take them all out and give her false ones but she doesnt want this as her jaw is so uneven that she knows they wouldnt fit properly. She would like implants but cant afford to spend £10,000 or more. Could you suggest anything. Is there help towards the cost for people like my Mum. She is wasting away from not bieng able to eat. Thanks

June 18th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Kamryn Says :

I would advise that you try your local NHS hospital and have her dentist refer her there to see if there’s anything they can do to help her Best wishes

June 27th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Ronald T Grace Says :

To whom it may concern: I live in Florida I have medicaid ins.
I’am 55 years old and out of work .

I found a dentist in Tampa that took my ins. i live in Kissimmee,Fl.
My bad teeth were removed nine to be exact and can’nt chew.

I’am trying to find free implants need seven top and bottom both sides
front to back can you help me NHS PLEASE!!!!

July 3rd, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Ian Says :

I have lost my upper front teeth due to weak crowns poor dentistry started with 2 chipped front teeth ended up with the teeth next to them getting caught by the drill last ended up with ny k9s getting ground down for a bridge the dentist lost the bridge and retired at th same time no dentist would help me till the bridge was found now i dont have any qaulity of life any more no freinds just depressed cant afford implants cause i keep losing jobs just waiting for the end now 5 years ago 35 when it started my life is ruined cant wear a denture cause i cant talk i dont know what to do nearly got sectioned the other week cause i said i was going to end it ????

July 17th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
j howell Says :

I have been told I need implants (three implants plus a bridge, so 4 in total), or another denture (but I hate dentures), so I would like to go for implants. However, the cost is so high and as a pensioner I am finding it hard to finance it. Can you suggest somewhere I can get them done cheaper (but safely), do dental training colleges do them cheaper?

July 18th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
ian jones Says :

just over 9yrs ago i had a full set of teeth(aged 37).but i was in a road traffic accident on the m4 motorway,where the car i was driving left the motorway while going over a has left me totally disabled both legs in bad way,left arm was to be ampitated,but still have it,but a bit mangled up..broke neck in two places,pins and plated all over,also suffered head truma!!!
yet every other tooth i have on my top teeth are missing,i can’t wear dentures as i can’t stick anything in my mouth for long(heave and sick) looked up nhs implants for replacements..
it says they only give free nhs implants if iv had mouth cancer and need reconstruction or been in an accident!!! yeah i can have free nhs implants!! NOPE!!
why print it saying you can when they still won’t let you have them..
so..iv come up with a plan to ask my doctor who repared most of my body to see if he can sort something out!! anyone else think they might know a way to get them..ian..

August 14th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Kaleigh Says :

My now 16 year old son has a major gap in the front top . he has had to have a full brace for the last two years and now have been removed it has left him with a gap as he does not have the teeth there that he should have our dentist has told us he could have implants but would have to pay for this and would cost about 2k ?. As the teeth have never been there i wanted to know if this could be done on the NHS for free ?

August 14th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Adrien Says :

Implants aren’t available on the NHS i’m afraid, he could have an adhesive bridge on the NHs instead?

August 16th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Barrett Says :

hello i have full set of false teath and can not eat the norm food had them for 2 years now and getting me really down as am losing my confidence can i get full set of screw in ones on the nhs as i am only 24 and finding hard to live a normal life with the ones i have as somtime the can fall out even when i drink and its knocking my confidence i would be very grat full if you could wright back to me may thanks

August 16th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Zackery Says :

I’m sorry but implants aren’t available on the NHS

September 26th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Jayla Says :

Hi, I’ve just been told that I need to have 3 dental implants. I’m aware of the cost, totaling around £4,000 for the implants, abutments and other related costs but am unclear on the cost of the bridge. I’ve searched the internet but can’t get much idea. It will be a 5 tooth bridge and I’d like it to be good quality (porcelain?). I know you can’t be exact but a rough idea of cost would be very helpful before I see my dentist and then commit to a treatment Thank you.

September 26th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Calista Says :

It will cost around £2500

October 19th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
Sam Says :

can I get help with dental implants on NHS in on income based jobseekers allowance and only get 100 pound a fortnight and have a flat to run, is there any help I can get.

December 11th, 2012 at 08:47 PM
dorisgruber Says :

how can i get free dental implants ,upper and lower set.i cannot afford 25,000. i am on a fixed income. where are you located. i live in indiana

January 30th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
kim Says :

please can u help me i had a bad dentise he broke 3 of my teeth i had to have 14 out ive tryed wearing a plate but my asthma so bad that i gag so bad with it in i gave up but im wounting to start dateing agane but wount go out because of felling down with no teeth please can u help me thankyou for your time

January 30th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
kim Says :

please can u help me i had a bad dentise he broke 3 of my teeth i had to have 14 out ive tryed wearing a plate but my asthma so bad that i gag so bad with it in i gave up but im wounting to start dateing agane but wount go out because of felling down with no teeth please can u help me thankyou for your time

February 22nd, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Matt Says :

I lost most of my teeth as a teenager, I wear dentures I really would like to have implants can this be done on the nhs

March 10th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Alisa Anderson Says :

Due to a rotten baby tooth I had this removed, but there was no adult tooth to replace this, so I have a denture, but I would like to have a tooth implant because I have healthy teeth. I am on low income, but would like to consider all options and wondered if the NHS do a cheaper offer or provide a free service for training purposes?

March 21st, 2013 at 08:47 PM
hayley Says :

hi, im am very depressed bout the way my teeth look can any one help me?

March 27th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
abdeldjebar zitouni Says :

please,please,i lose my 10 front teeths can you help me for implants by nhs i can smile and thank you

April 2nd, 2013 at 08:47 PM
mrs catherine clements Says :

my teeth are so week they keep breaking

May 3rd, 2013 at 08:47 PM
valerie williams Says :

I have full upper dentures and have been wearing them for 3 years. I can’t cope with them . I gag and feel almost histerical when i wear them.i can’t stand the feeling next to my skin and i feel i can ‘t breath.I have to keep my mouth open to stop the feeling. I only wear the teeth when i Iout. Most of the time i am without teeth and bite my gums in two places and it hurts. i am 63 yrs and claiming pension credit and have no savings. would i be able to get help through the nhs. I am living on merseyside .I moved here to look after my elderly leaving my daughter and my friends down in Brighton and am very isolated. I would like to be able to meet people and have a social life but with this problem with dentures it is not possible.. Please could you give me advice. Many thanks.

June 1st, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Manda Says :

Long-term Medication has destroyed my teeth & I have a small v shaped mouth so dentures push my tongue down my throat. So I have been looking for a way to get implants on the NHS & I found this web page it’s the guidelines for implants on the NHS:
Hope others find it helpful. At the end of the day it depends on whether your local NHS will pay for it, yet again it’s the postcode lottery for your health!!!

June 4th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Elaine Says :

I’m in the process of getting implants for free on the NHS

July 23rd, 2013 at 08:47 PM
john Says :

How is that Elaine? I heard it is possible to get them for free on the NHS, but also heard many people saying the contrary. Let me know!! If possible.

October 14th, 2013 at 08:47 PM

Hi I Didn tknow if ican get dental implant .i lost front teeth i can smily in fact the royal dental colloge in leceister square or N H S Hospital i need u help thanks

October 29th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Christopher Magennis Says :

How do I get New teeth threw the nhs I live in Northern Ireland could some one let me no please

November 8th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
hesham Says :

i need implant all top teeth
this is my number 07769117233

November 15th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
MrsJaswant Sunner Says :

IV had upper & lower brechwork & crowns fitted but the top hitting the bottom on eating just broke all my lower brechwork & crowns & also brechwork from above & a crown as most of my tooth as come away the brechwork & crowns cannot be replaced I’m finding it hard to be able to eat I’m left with just little bits of roots showing the dentist said implants are not on the nhs im not happy as it’s not my fault that the brechwork & crowns broke off so please do I have a right for implants on the nhs I’m from Coventry UK

November 20th, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Ramesh Says :

Hello a lot of my teeth are misssing and i went to Kings College Hospital because i was refared by my dentist and the doctor told me because the undergraduate students course are closed that’s why i won’t be at the waiting list so can you please tell me if i can go to other NHS hospital without being referred by any NHS dental clinic. Is the implant done free of cost at NHS hospitals, if not then are they quite expensive as private ones. Hope you’ll respond me thanks in advance.

January 22nd, 2014 at 08:47 PM
Ian Says :

Are there any dental schools doing cheap dental implants as practice for dentistry and if so how do I contact them?

February 12th, 2014 at 08:47 PM
Emily Says :

I have a denture and I’m only 27 years old and I hate having them i lost 4 of my bottom teeth because of my gums I inherited the gums disses and I hate going out taking to anyone I’ve got no life now how can I get implants free on the nhs?

April 16th, 2014 at 08:47 PM
Donald Says :

I am looking to see if I can have dental implants
As I cannot were my dentures it makes me
Feel ill and I cannot eat propurly
And I cannot afford implants But know this
Would make me feel better

May 30th, 2014 at 08:47 PM
ian Says :

Yeah I posted earlier on, up towards the top, I still cannot get any help, I can’t get thevjob I want, I don’t go out anymore I given up on, life, I’m only just over 40, but I don’t bother trying to build up o social life, I have been told thst icannot hanb around with some people unless I get my teeth sorted, I have given up, I cant continue to, dig ditches anymore, and I cant get a job that i
Want, the teeth were lost as a result of, the adjacent, teeth being caughtwith the dentist drill, when the original ones were crowned, which, then went along my front teeth catching the next and then the next so on.till I lost 6 teeth at the front at the top..07909140130, is my number,. I tryied the royal colledge but they wanted to much money or something

June 16th, 2014 at 08:47 PM
chris Says :

Hi im scare of dentists but i need 6-7 inplants i dont currently have a dentist as they are always full in my town im a diabetic and medical exempt and claming sick benefit but i really need new teeth im ashamed to even smile cos of loose teeth and i wondered if there is anyway i can get around this situation… thanks kindly

July 30th, 2014 at 08:47 PM
Debbie Says :

I need help ASAP, there has to be a dental school some were in need of patients, im interest in dental implants and, I can’t afford them or anything pertaining to a dentist.Ifthere’s anyone out that has a leads please contact me at my email Thank You

August 20th, 2014 at 08:47 PM
Scott Says :

Look I probably have the worst teeth in history all of my teeth apart from about 4 have snapped off at the gum line and now I’m finding it really hard to even eat. The teeth I do have left are starting to get chipped and are really painful as I’m afraid of showing myself up at the dentist i was wondering if there was a way I could get implants for free ?

August 24th, 2014 at 08:47 PM
Tracey Says :

Can anyone tell me if I can get implants on nhs.
My dentist referred me to dental hospital but they never mentioned dental implants while I was there? I have to go back for treatment for him disease.
I really need help as I’m depressed and never smile and becoming obsessed with other peoples lively teeth?

March 26th, 2015 at 08:47 PM
diesel100 Says :

Can anybody please help? Fear of needles has resulted in the loss of most of my back teeth and I have also lost 1 of the lower teeth side of my mouth. At present I have just the shell of a tooth of my top teeth where you can see it which has actually fell out and i have placed back over the root. Luckily it’s stayed there up to now but, I know that it will not stay intact forever and this is really affecting my confidence so bad it is stopping wanting to leave the house altogether now, nevermind have a relationship with someone. I am willing to travel ANYWHERE to have my teeth and cavities fixed and would prefer implants to a pallet as i am, i feel still quite young. Well young enough to meet someone, have children etc, but also aware at the age of 36 time is not really on my side and so would appreciate any information about free implants on the NEW or would greatly appreciate if there were any dentist willing to help? I have been trying to save, and have saved a little money to pay for the help that I need, and would sign a contract to pay any further costs of the treatment I receive from any dentist out there who is willing to help me?!.. you can contact me via email at [email protected]. THANK YOU for reading. I can only hope and pray for a reply with a solution to my problem.

April 24th, 2015 at 08:47 PM
Andrew Salmon Says :

I have not got the money to pay for implants and feel very depressed as cant smile and laugh.
If I had a wish,it would be to have my teeth fixed so can gain my confidence again .
Hope that someone can point me in the right way to go to get help as never asked for help before would like to say thankyou for the time to read my comment.

August 23rd, 2015 at 08:47 PM
june nesbitt Says :

Plese cud u let me know were can Av implants fir £150.or less as I need up to six or can Av less implants but mire teeth in en as I ad bridge years twenty years,niw broken in half been til only help is implants bur were I live in waksall near Birmingham and cant afford much ir cant get fiancé as no job in job seekers please help I’m younger ooiking 55year old pass fir early thirty’s si need test sorting cant speak eat properly si ashamed way ut looks please help can borrow few hundred can rest off monthly uf nit too much

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