Windmill Dental Care’s mission is to provide the highest quality life time dental care in a professional, caring and welcoming environment. We are fully committed to providing your NHS care to the best of our ability recognizing that patient care forms the most essential part of a successful dental practice. We are passionate about providing high quality dental care affordable for all.
Did you know…
At the inception of the NHS in 1948 there were 3 branches of dental service, and these 3 branches still exist today. Hospital service, Community Service (now Public Dental Service) and General Practitioners. In Scotland we have approximately 3300 General Dental Practitioners and 970 dental practices.
Frequently asked questions
What treatment can I get as an NHS patient?
As a registered NHS patient, you can get all the care, advice and treatment you need to keep your mouth, teeth and gums healthy. This includes regular FREE dental check-ups with full mouth screening and access to emergency appointments. Unfortunately due to NHS restrictions we are not permitted to provide various cosmetic treatments within the NHS such as tooth whitening, and posterior tooth coloured (white) fillings/ crowns.
Will I have to pay for NHS treatment?
Your dental check-ups are free of charge. If you require any further treatment, your dentist will give you an estimate of the cost before treatment begins. NHS charges are set by the Scottish Government. Click here for a full fee guide. Unless you are entitled for free treatment under the NHS you will require to pay 80% of the cost of your NHS dental treatment up to a maximum of £384 per course of treatment.
Many people will automatically qualify for free NHS dental treatment including:
Under 18 years old
Have had a baby in the last 12 months, or are pregnant
How do I register as an NHS patient?
It is very easy to register as an NHS patient at Windmill Dental Care:
By Phone: Call us on 01698 262698 and we will take some personal details and book your free examination appointment right away
E-mail: Email us at or fill contact form on our contact page
Walk In: If you are passing by you can come in and arrange an appointment with our receptionist