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Dental Services: Children

Question for Department of Health

UIN HL3776, tabled on 2 December 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the average cost of a tooth extraction procedure for a five- to nine-year old in an NHS hospital.

Answered on

15 December 2016

The information is not available in the format requested.

The table below shows the average cost to National Health Service trusts and NHS foundation trusts of providing tooth extractions for patients aged 18 years and under during 2014/15:

HRG Code

HRG description

Unit Cost (£)


Extraction of Multiple Teeth, 18 years and under



Minor Extraction of Tooth, 18 years and under


Source: Reference costs, Department of Health