About Oban Dental Clinic
Oban Dental Clinic is situated in a superb, purpose built state of the art facility adjoining the Lorn and Islands Hospital, less than half mile from Oban town centre.
Oban Dental Clinic is a fully compliant facility with lift access, three surgeries and two dedicated decontamination facilities offering a bespoke centre for the delivery of all aspects of NHS dentistry to the people of Oban and surrounding areas.
In addition, the clinic will offer a full range of private treatments, where appropriate, and includes a dedicated dental implant clinic offering all aspects of dental implantology. The clinic is extremely well served by local public transport and has plentiful parking for those travelling by car.
Meet the Team
Our ethos at SDC Group is that it’s all about you. And the best possible care starts with the best possible team. We are unstinting in our recruitment process and those exacting standards ensure we have only the very best dental professionals to look after you and your teeth. Please take some time to read about your Oban Dentist Clinic team and get in touch if you have any dental needs or general questions. We’re always here to help.
Dr Martin MacEachen
Dr Ewa Rast
Dr Aoife McDougall
Dr Phillip Friel
At SDC Group, we believe in being completely transparent about the treatments we offer and their costs. Whether you are an NHS patient or are being seen on a private basis we will always explain your treatment options and the costs involved, prior to treatment commencing. Where there are a range of treatment options available to you, your SDC team will explain the benefits of each, allowing you to have all the information you need before choosing the clinic which best suits your needs.
NHS treatment is free for:
Everyone under 18 years of age
Those under 19 years of age and who are in full-time education
Pregnant and nursing mothers, until the baby is 12 months old
Those with certificated exemption from payment because of income.
Unless you are in one of the groups entitled to free NHS dental treatment or help with the cost, you will need to pay 80% of the total cost of your NHS dental treatment up to a maximum patient contribution of £384 per single course of treatment.
You can find out more information on the Practitioner Services website.
The NHS fee structure is complex and varies considerably from patient to patient depending of the treatment required.
Click here to view our 2021 Fee list.
Please consult the Scottish Dental website for further information.
Help with costs
The Scottish Government have produced a leaflet providing information on NHS dental costs and how to get help with these, entitled A Quick Guide To Help With Health Costs.
In conjunction with Medenta Finance, offer a finance solution at a monthly cost of your choosing, allowing you to spread the cost of your treatment plan. Finance is only available to UK residents over 18, approval is subject to status terms and conditions apply.The benefits of financing your treatment include:
We offer 0% finance on treatments over £250 for up to 12 months and then interest bearing (7.9%) over 24 or 36 months.
- No delay in having the treatment you wish
- You can spread the cost over a period that suits you
- The application process is online with an instant decision
- You can apply in the practice or at home at a time that suits you
- No major outlay of cash