Dental health service in Northern Ireland

The Health Service provides the dental treatment necessary for the health of your mouth and teeth. It is available to everyone, even if you are not registered with the Health Service. Depending on your circumstances, you may have to pay for dental treatment.

The NI Direct website provides information on the types of dentists and treatments available in Northern Ireland.

For further information please visit www.nidirect.gov.uk – Dentists

Cross-border issues

  • Many people from the Republic of Ireland avail of private dental services in Northern Ireland as  costs can vary greatly between the jurisdictions. It is recommended that you contact the dental practices directly and request a quotation prior commencing treatment.
  • Frontier workers – If you live in the South and work in the North you are eligible for NHS healthcare, including dental care in NI. Please see Border People / Healthcare for Frontier Workers

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