We provide NHS dentistry subject to capacity and available funding from NHS (Units of Dental Activity). All treatment is available on the NHS ( to protect and maintain the health of your mouth, teeth and gums). Treatment that is purely cosmetic is available privately. Ask your dentist how much this will cost.
NHS treatment is free for patients:
18 and in full-
Have or had a baby in the 12 months before treatment starts,
Pension Credit Guarantee Credit; or
NHS tax credit exemption certificate
Depending on what you need to have done, you will be asked to pay one charge for each complete course of treatment. You will not be charged for individual items within the course of treatment.
Band 1 course of treatment – £20.60
Covers an examination, X-
Band 2 course of treatment – £56.30
Covers everything listed in Band 1 above, plus any further treatment such as fillings, root canal work or removal of teeth.
Band 3 course of treatment – £244.30
Covers everything listed in Bands 1 and 2 above, plus dentistry involving laboratory work.
53 PENNY MEADOW
ASHTON UNDER LYNE
Penny Meadow Dental Practice is accepting NHS patients. If you are interested call in to the practice to complete the relevant forms. We have a waiting list for patients based on our monthly allocated NHS capacity. Alternatively you can call NHS directly on 0161 4769649 to locate a local NHS dentist or 0161 4769649 for NHS dental emergencies.
If you join our dental practice for the first time you will receive an examination or assessment by our dentist. This is classed as a band 1 course of NHS charge (£19.70).
Inform your dentist during your check up if you are a nervous patient and have a fear or anxiety about your dental treatment.
Our team will always support you and will explain all stages of your NHS treatment.
Our dentists will provide you full oral examination including your teeth and gums. We will discuss your general health. Our dentist will ask and give you advice on smoking, oral hygiene, diet and alcohol consumption.
Your dentist will inform you about our recall polices based on good practice and NHS requirement. This is based on your current dental status.
GENERAL AND COSMETIC DENTISTRY
FULL RANGE OF DENTAL SERVICES
ADVANCED SOLUTION TO MISSING TEETH
STABILITY AND IMPROVED FUNCTION
NATURAL APPEARANCE AND FEEL
LONG OR COMPLEX PROCEDURES
DENTAL PRACTICE IN ASHTON UNDER LYNE PROVIDING HIGH QUALITY DENTISTRY
British Dental Association
Good Practice Approved
Our aim is to provide the highest standard of treatment in a caring and comfortable environment. With an emphasis on lifetime prevention, our dental practice offers you comprehensive dental treatment. We strive to provide you with a range of treatment options in Ashton under Lyne. Please ask your dentist for detailed information.
We provide NHS (subject to capacity) and private dentistry in Ashton under Lyne. Our dentists cover Ashton under Lyne, Stalybridge, Dukinfiled, Denton, Mossley and surrounding areas. You have found us if you are looking for a family dentist in Tameside and Manchester area. Please ring our reception to confirm if we are accepting NHS patients (depending on waiting list and available NHS funding). We perform advanced and cosmetic dental treatments for patients from Ashton as well Manchester. Please ask your dentist for detailed information. Category: dentist Stalybridge, dentist Denton, dentist Dukinfield, dentist Manchester, NHS dentist, implants and emergency dentist. February 2017.
If you have a complaint or concern about the service you have received from your dentist or any member of our staff, please let us know. We hope that most problems can be sorted out easily and quickly, often at the time they arise and with the person concerned. If your problem cannot be sorted out in this way and you wish to make a complaint, we would like you to let us know as soon as possible. Complaints should be addressed to:
Penny Meadow Dental Practice.
53 Penny Meadow, Ashton under Lyne, OL6 6HE
Alternatively, you may ask to speak to our practice manager:
Ms Yvonne Redhead 0161 3302419
She will explain the complaints procedure to you and will ensure that your concerns are dealt with promptly.
COMPLAINING TO THE HEALTH AUTHORITY
NHS England Greater Manchester Area Team
Address: 4th Floor, 3 Piccadilly Place, London Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M1 3BN
Dental Complaints Service
2 Cherry Orchard Road, Croydon, CR0 6BA
General Dental Council
37 Wimpole Street, London,W1G 8DQ
Our Dental Philosophy
Prevention is better than treatment. Following a daily hygiene routine will make sure that you have healthy teeth and gums. An attractive smile and wellbeing starts with your toothbrush. Failure will result in bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease problems which will involve treatment. Regular check ups are important for maintenance of a healthy mouth and early treatment means that it is dealt with before becoming a major problem.