Smile Care Plan

Introduction:

 

At the Smile Centre, in Stranraer our aim to provide high quality care and treatment in a relaxed and comfortable safe enviroment. With this in mind we have joined with DPAS Limited to design a comprehensive dental treatment plan. This plan will be administered by DPAS who will make a seperate arrangement with you to manage you monthly payments under the plan. 

 

The Plan will provide advantages both to you and to us at the Smile Centre. It will allow us to plan your dental care more effectively and provide the best chance of keeping you dentally fit. The advantage for you is that it should reduce the need for future treatments and you will have the peace of mind that your Dental treatment will be covered by convenient monthly payments. Our plan also provides worldwide supplementary Insurance for dental emergencies or injuries whilst at home or abroad. 

 

Your Benefits:

  • All of your routine dental treatment is included

  • payment covered by convenient monthly Direct Debit, allowing you to budget 

  • Guaranteed registration with the practice and continuing access to your dentist

  • Early identification of Dental Problems to prevent pain, discomfort and inconvenience

  • Appointment times to suit you whenever possible 

  • Prior bookings in the event of a dental emergency 

  • access to a 24 hour dental emergency helpline 365 days a year

  • worldwide supplementary dental injury and emergency insurance 

 

Who Is Our Plan For:

 

Our plan is designed for patients who wish to attend the practice on a regular basis and have wish to have quality dentistry with peace of mind that their routine dental treatment is covered at home and abroad.

 

What Does The Plan Include:

 

  • All regular Dental health examniations and x-rays

  • All hygiene appointments including scale and polish and periodontal advice

  • All types of fillings

  • Root Canal Treatment 

  • All Crown and Bridge work (Lab fees are not included) 

  • Extensive preventive advice including diet and oral hygiene advice

  • Memebership card with 24 hour helpline numbers for Dental emergencies at home or abroad

  • Worldwide Supplementary Dental injury and emergency Insurance

 

How Do You Join Our Plan: 

 

We carry out an assessment ensure that our plan will meet your needs and you will be advised in surgery of the monthly amount to pay to cover all your routine dental treatment and the charges for management and administration payable by you to DPAS. There are 5 different ay brackets. Then Joining is very simple, all you have to do is complete a registatrion form and a Direct Debit mandate form. 

 

In addition to your first monthly payment an initial fee of £10 per person will be payable by you to DPAS and will be included in your first Direct Debit payment. If you choose to leave your plan for any reason, just let us know with one months notice. 

 

What Is Excluded From Our Plan?

 

Although non-routine services are available from the practice, some items fall outside the scope of the plan and are not covered by the monthly payment namely: 

  • Laboratory Fees 

  • Cosmetic Dentistry 

  • Orthodontist

 

 

 

 

What Does The Supplementary Insurance cover?

 

Your Supplementary Insurance Provides:

cover for:

  • Up to £10,000 worth of treatment following Dental Injury

  • Temporary emrgency treatment whilst away from home in the UK or abroad.

  • The call-out fee charged by a dentist opening their surgery to treat you in an emergency 

  • Hospital cash benefit if under the care of an oral/maxillofacial surgeon

  • cash benefit if daignosed with oral cancer

  • 24 hour access to a worldwide emergency helpline

 

The Supplementary insurance is designed to cover the cost of temporary emergency treatment whilst you are away from home and therefore excludes the cost of emergency treatment carried out by your own dentist a rota dentists or any other dentist within a 15 mile radius of your pracitce. 

 

However, call out fees charged by any dentist to open their surgery (including your own dentist) are recoverable up to policy limits.

 

In the event of a dental injury, treatment carried out by any dentist (including your own Dentist) is covered up to policy limits.

 

In Case of Emergency:

 

Dental Helpline (Own Practice):

01776 702440

(between 9:00am - 5:00pm)

 

0845 269 9462

(after opening hours)

 

Contact Number (UK):

0800 525 631

 

Contact number (Abroad):

01747 820 841

 

 

 

 

34 Bridge Street, Stranraer,

Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway, DG9 7JF

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