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East Craigs Dental Clinic

Opened as a purpose-built practice in 1983, East Craigs Dental Clinic has a real community feel, which creates a warm and welcoming environment. We do all we can to make our practice a nice place to visit and hope that nervous patients come to feel at ease under our care.

We believe everyone deserves high-quality dental care which is why we are 100% committed to the NHS and provide the full range of care available, including check-ups which are always free of charge. For those patients who wish something more, we are skilled in providing a wide range of quality cosmetic treatments such as white fillings, tooth whitening and veneers.

All of our dentists undertook additional training before joining our practice. Cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics (anti-wrinkle treatments) are just some of our dentists’ particular interests.

 Our dentists have particular expertise caring for patients with mobility problems and we have three disabled parking spaces outside our front door. We also have a private car park, making the Practice particularly handy for parents bringing young patients in pushchairs. There are no steps at all within the Practice as it is all on one level.

 

At SDC Group, we believe in being completely transparent about the treatments we offer and their costs. Whether you are an NHS patient or are being seen on a private basis we will always explain your treatment options and the costs involved, prior to treatment commencing. Where there are a range of treatment options available to you, your SDC team will explain the benefits of each, allowing you to have all the information you need before choosing the clinic which best suits your needs.

NHS Treatment

NHS treatment is free for:

Everyone under 18 years of age
Those under 19 years of age and who are in full-time education
Pregnant and nursing mothers, until the baby is 12 months old
Those with certificated exemption from payment because of income.

Unless you are in one of the groups entitled to free NHS dental treatment or help with the cost, you will need to pay 80% of the total cost of your NHS dental treatment up to a maximum patient contribution of £384 per single course of treatment.

You can find out more information on the Practitioner Services website.

Costs
The NHS fee structure is complex and varies considerably from patient to patient depending of the treatment required.

Click here to view our 2021 Fee list.

Please consult the Scottish Dental website for further information.

Help with costs
The Scottish Government have produced a leaflet providing information on NHS dental costs and how to get help with these, entitled A Quick Guide To Help With Health Costs.

Finance Options
In conjunction with Medenta Finance, offer a finance solution at a monthly cost of your choosing, allowing you to spread the cost of your treatment plan. Finance is only available to UK residents over 18, approval is subject to status terms and conditions apply.The benefits of financing your treatment include:

We offer 0% finance on treatments over £250 for up to 12 months and then interest bearing (7.9%) over 24 or 36 months.

  • No delay in having the treatment you wish
  • You can spread the cost over a period that suits you
  • The application process is online with an instant decision
  • You can apply in the practice or at home at a time that suits you
  • No major outlay of cash

Get In Touch With Us!

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East Craigs Dental Clinic
9 Bughtlin Market
Edinburgh
EH12 8XP

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Opening Times

Monday 8:15 AM - 6:15PM
Tuesday 8:15 AM - 6:15 PM
Wednesday 8:15 AM - 6:15PM
Thursday 8:15 AM - 6:15PM
Friday 8:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Closed For lunch 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM