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Denplan

About Denplan

Denplan is the UK’s leading dental payment plan specialist. They have consistently used a preventive approach to dental care and, with their unique and wide-ranging support services, have been looking after dentists and their patients for nearly 30 years. They support patients by allowing them to budget for their private dental care and encourage a preventive approach to oral healthcare. As the only consumer-facing brand in the payment plan market theirs’ is one of the most recognised names in dental healthcare among UK consumers.

What is Denplan and what can it do for you?

We’re delighted that you’ve chosen to be part of Denplan at our practice. This means that you have access to regular private dental care, helping to keep your teeth and gums healthy now and prevent problems in the future.
Take a look at some of the other benefits of being with us…

  • Preventive oral health advice, to help stop dental problems before they start
  • Predictable monthly payments, allowing you to budget for your private dental care
  • Worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover (included in our dental plans as Supplementary Insurance)
  • Regular appointments with your registered Denplan member dentist which help you to keep your teeth and gums healthy and find out the best care for your smile
  • Access to Denplan’s 24-hour Worldwide Dental Emergency Helpline when you need it most

About the products

Denplan Care

  • Denplan Care is a monthly payment plan which helps you spread the cost for your routine and restorative dental treatment
  • The amount you pay is decided by your dentist and is based on your oral health and how much dental treatment you will need
  • After an initial assessment by the dentist of your oral health (for which you may be charged) you will be placed into one of five fee categories
  • Denplan Care includes worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover (Supplementary Insurance) and access to Denplan’s 24-Hour Worldwide Dental Emergency Helpline

Routine and restorative dental care includes:

  • Check-ups
  • Hygiene treatment (including scaling and polishing)
  • Dental x-rays
  • Necessary fillings
  • Preventive dental advice and therapy
  • Any necessary extractions
  • Periodontal (gum) treatment
  • Crowns, bridges, dentures, inlays (excluding laboratory fees)
  • Root canal treatment

Denplan Care does not cover:

  • Laboratory fees and prescriptions
  • Any treatment excluded by the dentist in your contract which is payable by you at the private fee rates
  • Referral to a specialist and specialist treatment
  • Treatment carried out anywhere other than by your registered dentist, except when you need temporary emergency dental treatment
  • Orthodontics, implants, cosmetic treatment
  • Sedation fees

Please remember – your routine dental treatment is at the discretion of your dentist and your contract is with your dentist, not Denplan.

Denplan Essentials

  • Denplan Essentials is a dental plan which helps you budget for your routine preventive dental care
  • Seeing your dentist regularly is important as it can help you avoid having to undergo costly, restorative treatments
  • The dental plan is easy to set up and no pre-assessment is necessary
  • Your dentist will decide how often he wants to see you and how much he will charge you
  • You will have to pay for any restorative dental treatment necessary (i.e. crowns, bridges or fillings)
  • Denplan Essentials also includes worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover (Supplementary Insurance) and access to Denplan’s 24-Hour Worldwide Dental Emergency Helpline

Routine dental care includes:

  • Check-ups (up to the maximum detailed in your contract)
  • Scaling, polishing and other hygiene treatment (up to the maximum detailed in your Contract)
  • Dental x-rays
  • Any additional treatment specified as included by the dentist in your contract
  • Preventive dental advice

Denplan Essentials does not cover:

  • Restorative dental treatments including fillings, crowns, bridges or dentures (at the discretion of your dentist)
  • Laboratory fees and prescriptions
  • Any treatment excluded by the dentists in your contract which is payable by you to the dentist
  • Referral to a specialist and specialist treatment
  • Orthodontics, implants, cosmetic treatment
  • Sedation fees

Please remember that your routine treatment is at the discretion of the dentist and the contract is with your dentist, not Denplan.
For more information, please click here to download our Denplan Essentials leaflet.

Plans for Children

  • Plans for Children is a flexible payment plan which is ideal for making sure your child gets the best possible dental care from an early age.
  • The category your child is placed in is based on the condition of their oral health and the amount of treatment they will need.
  • The dental plan focuses on preventive care by providing you with an easy and economical way to pay for your child to have regular dental check-ups. This is fundamental if the early signs of tooth decay or abnormalities are to be picked up and treated quickly.
  • Plans for Children also includes worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover (Supplementary Insurance) and access to Denplan’s 24-Hour Worldwide Dental Emergency Helpline.

Benefits for your child

  • Helps to build long term relationship between your child and their dentist
  • Helps your child understand the importance of looking after their teeth
  • Ongoing preventive care can help keep your child orally fit
  • Your child will benefit from regular dental care
  • More time spent with the dentist and other practice professionals can improve the whole experience of visiting the dentist for your child
  • Helps your child feel less nervous about seeing the dentist in the future

Benefits for parents/guardian

  • Gives you the opportunity to ensure your child receives regular dental care and treatment
  • Monthly payments make the plan economical by spreading the cost evenly throughout the year
  • Supplementary Insurance gives you assurance that your child will receive the treatment they need in the event of a dental injury or dental emergency when away from home
  • Access to Denplan’s 24-Hour Worldwide Dental Emergency Helpline

Membership Plan

  • The Membership Plan is an excellent way of ensuring you have access to the dentist of your choice.
  • All routine and any restorative dental treatment by your preferred dentist is paid for separately as and when you need it.
  • Membership Plan also includes worldwide dental injury and dental emergency cover (Supplementary Insurance) and access to Denplan’s 24-Hour Worldwide Dental Emergency Helpline.

Membership Plan gives you

  • Registration with your dentist
  • Any discounts off the cost of check-ups or treatments that your dentist may offer
  • Preventive dental advice
  • Supplementary Insurance to provide cover if you have a dental injury or dental emergency

If an Excel Certified Dentist

  • We are proud to be a Denplan Excel certified practice
  • It is a visible sign of our commitment to offering you the highest level of care. It provides you and us with assurance that we are meeting or exceeding statutory requirements.
  • The Denplan Excel certification programme provides a simple and effective way for patients to understand all aspects of their oral health.
  • The Denplan Excel certification program is an additional mark of quality available to Denplan member dentists, and is tailored to support and encourage practices to reach their full potential as providers of excellent customer care. To join Denplan Excel, a practice must demonstrate continued commitment to quality improvement.
  • Practices must also pledge to use the most appropriate procedures and dental knowledge to ensure patients are receiving the highest standards of care from start to finish, and encourage patients to be involved in any decision making stages.

DEPPA

  • Denplan Excel members can also access DEPPA, an online tool your dentist can use at your check-up that helps you and your dentist examine your current oral health status and identify any future risks.

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  • We are able to measure and monitor the oral health of our patients via the Oral Health Score © or Denplan Excel PreViser Patient Assessment (DEPPA) so that you are completely involved in your dental care and treatment.

Supplementary Insurance

This is arranged for you to provide cover towards the cost of dental treatment in an emergency or following a dental injury, and can be used in the UK and abroad.
Your Supplementary Insurance cover gives you…

  • Emergency dental treatment when you are over 40 miles away from your registered Denplan dentist*
  • Cover for treatment following a dental injury
  • Cover for out of hours consultations in the event of a dental injury or dental emergency
  • A hospital cash benefit if you are admitted overnight for dental treatment
  • Worldwide emergency dental treatment
  • Mouth cancer cover up to £12,000

*When you’re within 40 miles of your registered Denplan dentist you should speak to your practice regarding the emergency dental care agreements in place for you outside of normal surgery hours.

Exclusions

  • Dental treatment which was prescribed, planned or taking place at the start of your Supplementary Insurance
  • Emergency dental treatment within 40 miles of your registered dentist
  • Permanent treatment in a dental emergency that is not pre-authorised by Denplan
  • Dental injury from contact sports unless appropriate mouth protection is used
  • Implants (unless you’re registered for Dental Implant upgrade cover), cosmetic treatment or any treatment not deemed to be clinically necessary
  • Mouth cancer diagnosed, or where consultation and tests commenced, before or within 90 days of joining Denplan

For further details of the benefits, limitations and exclusions of the cover, please refer to the Denplan Supplementary Insurance policy document

Welcome to Gwaun Cae Gurwan. More Info

Quality, Reliable Dentistry For All

Gwaun Cae Gurwen was established in 1985, and with use of our practice charter we have grown from strength to strength. We have been awarded for providing quality dentistry to our patients.

  • We have five modern surgeries
  • Downstairs access and wheelchair access
  • We have 5 highly skilled dentists available
  • Committed to providing quality health care.

We aim to provide an excellent quality service and product to our patients. We will discuss your requirements and needs and we will aim to achieve and exceed your expectations.

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