When did Bupa Dental start?

Is BUPA dental care part of NHS?

Bupa Dental Care is one of the leading providers of NHS dental treatment in the UK. We offer NHS services at over 300 practices across England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. NHS treatment is available to provide you with the dental care you need to keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy and pain-free.

How many dental practices does Bupa own?

We have over 350 practices nationwide, providing care to over two million patients. Our network of 2,500+ dental professionals offer high quality dental care for all. Bupa Dental Care is open to everyone.

How many Bupa dental practices are there in Australia?

We are Australia and New Zealand’s largest dental group, comprised of more than 220 clinics and over 800 dentists.

Do Bupa have their own dentists?

Find a dentist

If there is not one close enough to you just yet, we have over 120 Bupa owned dental clinics who are part of the Bupa Members First network, which can be found on the Bupa website.

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What does Bupa stand for?

Originally called the British United Provident Association, Bupa was never a provident association itself. A number of large and small provident associations and hospital contributory schemes came together to create Bupa, a private company limited by guarantee without shareholders.

Why are dentists not seeing NHS patients?

Dentists attribute closures and service changes to problems with recruitment and increased running costs. They say the money they receive from the NHS, and the contract requirements (including financial penalties), make it impossible to provide dental provision in a financially viable way.

What is the Bupa dental Network?

We have a nationwide network of Bupa owned or Bupa recognised dental centres. By signing up to the Bupa Dental Insurance Network you’ll join a group of dental practices which offers Bupa dental insurance customers quality care and discounts on treatment.

Where is Bupa dental head office?

Bupa’s trading addresses

Company name Place of registration Registered office
Bupa Insurance Limited England and Wales 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
Bupa Insurance Services Limited England and Wales 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ
Bupa Trustees Limited England and Wales 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ

How much does a filling cost UK private?

Private vs NHS dental prices table

Treatment NHS price Private price
Amalgam filling/metal filling Band 2 – £65.20 £30-£175
Composite filling/white filling Band 2 – £65.20 £40-£250
Root canal treatment Band 2 – £65.20 £45-£970
Tooth extraction Band 2 – £65.20 £50-£370

Is teeth whitening covered by BUPA?

Teeth whitening is able to be covered on our Ultimate Health Cover offering at any registered dentist, including our Members’ First network, but it really depends on the type of teeth whitening the dentist does i.e. the item number.

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Does Bupa cover tooth implant?

Australian insurance companies, such as HBF, HCF, BUPA, and Medibank usually cover dental implants under the category of ‘major dental’. Major dental is typically covered under the policies of higher extras cover which generally covers surgery and emergency treatment.

What can you claim on BUPA?

Depending on your cover, we pay 60% to 100% of the cost on most dental, physio, chiro, and podiatry consultations. For some services, you’ll pay nothing at all. You’ll usually be able to claim on the spot by swiping your Bupa card. You’ll know instantly if there’s anything left for you to pay.

Is osteopath covered by Bupa?

Physiotherapy, chiropractic and osteopathy are services often covered by Extras private health cover.

What is members first with Bupa?

The Bupa Members First Extras Network helps our members pay less for most services that are included in their Extras health cover such as most dental, physio, chiro and podiatry. Quality healthcare can be expensive which is why Bupa pay more back to our members when they visit a Members First provider.

Is Pilates covered by Bupa?

This is to inform you that health fund BUPA will cease their coverage of Pilates services under the Living Well Programme as of the 1st June 2017. We advise you to claim any Pilates sessions you haven’t supplied to them for rebate prior to this date.