About St Johns Road Dental Practice

St John’s Road Dental Clinic has been established for more than 40 years in the Corstorphine area of Edinburgh.

 With more than two-thirds of our new patients joining us on the recommendation of a friend or relative, we can truly say that we are trusted by our thousands of patients who value the caring service we provide.

 We are 100% committed to offering quality NHS dentistry and genuinely provide the full range of care available, including check-ups which are always free of charge. For those patients who wish something more, we are skilled in providing a wide range of quality cosmetic treatments such as white fillings, tooth whitening and veneers.

All of our dentists undertook additional training before joining our practice. Cosmetic dentistry, facial aesthetics (anti-wrinkle treatments), anti-snoring devices and dentures are just some of our dentists’ particular interests.

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

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.

Finance Options
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

Get In Touch With Us!




176-178 St John’s Road



EH12 8BE

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Opening Times

Monday 8:15 AM - 6:15PM
Tuesday 8:15 AM - 6:15 PM
Wednesday 8:15 AM - 6:15PM
Thursday 8:15 AM - 6:15PM
Friday 8:15 AM - 4:45 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Closed For lunch 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM