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Refugee Council: support & entitlement: dental care

Asylum seekers and refugees are entitled to free health care under the NHS. In order to qualify for charges for services listed above, they need to complete a HC1 certificate and obtain an HC2 (full exemption) or HC3 (partial exemption) certificate to be exempt from charges. See the Refugee Council for more details.

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What does dental treatment cost and who can get free dental treatment?

British Dental Association offers these details. See under 'Advice'.

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Finding a dentist

British Dental Health Foundation offers clear, user-friendly guide to choosing and registering with a dentist (English only).
Also contains a National Directory of Dentists.

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NHS: local dental services

Each PCT has a requirement to provide access for patients who need urgent treatment. NHS UK offer advice and information about the local dental services available.

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NHS: dental information

NHS.UK offers a useful dental leaflet including information about the service in general patient rights and listing dental charges.

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