Summary of Benefits
Denplan Essentials gives you an easy and affordable way to spread the cost of your routine preventive dental care. It also provides a supplementary insurance to provide cover if you have a dental emergency or dental injury.
We have plans starting at £6.50 per month.
Denplan Essentials includes
Routine preventative care including:
- Check ups
- Scaling + polishing and other hygiene treatments (up to 4 routine hygiene appointments per year)
- Dental x-rays
- Emergency appointments and care
- 20% discount on all restorative dental treatment
Including fillings, root canal treatment, crowns, inlays, bridges, dentures and periodontal treatment
- 20% discount on all cosmetic treatment (excluding tooth whitening)
Denplan Essentials allows you to be registered with a dentist of your choice and this means yourself and your family have the continuity and comfort of seeing the same dentist.
Denplan Essentials does not cover prescriptions (provided by the practice), private referrals for treatments such as orthodontics, implants or sedation fees (sedations is provided at a reduced cost).
As part of your Denplan essentials you receive supplementary insurance, which includes
- Worldwide dental emergency cover
- Dental injury cover
- Temporary emergency dental treatment in the UK and overseas
- Hospital cash payment if under care of dental or maxillofacial surgeon for treatment in relation to a head or neck injury
- Mouth cancer cover
Q Is Denplan Essentials an insurance policy?
A No. Denplan Essentials is a dental payment plan that lets you to budget for routine check-ups, x-rays and hygiene treatment as specified by your dentist. However, Denplan arranges, on your behalf, Supplementary Insurance to contribute towards the cost of treatment required as a result of a dental injury or dental emergency.
Q When will my Denplan Essentials Contract start?
A Your dentist will agree a start date for your Denplan Essentials Contract with you. This date will be entered onto your Contract and will always be on the first day of the month.
Q What if I need restorative treatment – is this covered by Denplan Essentials?
A A 20% discount is applied to all restorative treatments. All emergency treatment is covered by the plan.
Q How much does it cost?
A We have plans starting from £6.50 per month for Denplan Essentials and £10.75 per month for Denplan Care. The exact cost will depend on the state of your oral health, and the amount of routine care you require. Please note that there is a registration fee payable to cover Denplan’s cost of administration. This is a one-off charge, equivalent to one month’s fee.
Q Are there any discounts available?
A Yes. Where more than one member of a family/group is registered with any Denplan dentist at one practice, the following discounts apply:
- two family/group members – 5%
- three family/group members – 10%
- four or more family/group members – 15%
The Supplementary Insurance and Denplan Insurance Services fees do not have discounts applied.
Please note: to qualify for discount all payments must be collected using the same method of payment. All correspondence will be sent to the address of the person who pays for the plans.
Q What are my payment options?
A You can choose to pay your fee monthly by Direct Debit, or annually in advance either by Direct Debit, cheque or credit card.
Q Who am I in contract with?
A For the dental care you receive under Denplan Essentials you are in Contract with your dentist. For the Supplementary Insurance element you are in Contract with AXA PPP healthcare Limited and you are in Contract with Denplan for the Denplan Insurance Services.