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    I remembered that I've not had a check-up at the dentist for a while and was going to make an appointment, but then I realised that I'm now 18. So I was wondering if I now have to pay for a check-up? I'm a full-time student and I'm in Scotland
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    Nope, just prove you're a student (student card or something) and it should be free. That's the case at my dentist anyway.
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    It's free untill you're 19 and in full time education
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    (Original post by Harley)
    I remembered that I've not had a check-up at the dentist for a while and was going to make an appointment, but then I realised that I'm now 18. So I was wondering if I now have to pay for a check-up? I'm a full-time student and I'm in Scotland

    IF the rules are the same in Scotland as England, which I think they are but I'm not 100% sure (the link below seems to imply they are).

    http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/HealthCosts/1546.aspx

    Nope, you are entitled to free dental check-ups if you are under 19 and in full-time education.

    Once you turn 19 you may still be entitled to free check-ups if you are on a low income (probably, if you're a uni student without loads of savings). It might be worth starting to fill in the form (HC1) now ready as it is a pain!

    http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/healthcosts/1128.aspx

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    Always angers me how expensive it is to see a blooming NHS dentist
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    (Original post by kpwxx)
    IF the rules are the same in Scotland as England, which I think they are but I'm not 100% sure (the link below seems to imply they are).

    http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/HealthCosts/1546.aspx

    Nope, you are entitled to free dental check-ups if you are under 19 and in full-time education.

    Once you turn 19 you may still be entitled to free check-ups if you are on a low income (probably, if you're a uni student without loads of savings). It might be worth starting to fill in the form (HC1) now ready as it is a pain!

    http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/healthcosts/1128.aspx

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    Thanks I had a look at that form and it seems really confusing Does that fact that I still live with my parents when I'm not at uni make a difference?
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    (Original post by Harley)
    Thanks I had a look at that form and it seems really confusing Does that fact that I still live with my parents when I'm not at uni make a difference?
    No it doesn't.
 
 
 
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