Is dental insurance in the UK worthwhile, and how much does it cost each month?

Dental treatment can be expensive, even on the NHS. It's no wonder that more and more people in the UK are choosing to take out dental insurance.


A few pounds a month gives you peace of mind that you won't be faced with large dentist bills in the future. Some supermarkets are offering protection plans with monthly premiums of as little as £2.50 so it really is a small price to pay.

However, it's important to realize that not all dental insurance plans are the same. Each will offer different levels of cover, and therefore some are considerably better than others.

Amongst the points to look out for is how much the plan covers you for, whether the plan covers cosmetic treatment, and whether there is protection for accidents and emergencies.

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