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It is possible to purchase health insurance on your own and get a free quote.
However, you will need to make sure that you have insurance for the type of dental insurance you need.
For example, if you’re not an elderly person, you’ll need to consider whether you want to get dental insurance for yourself or your children.
Read more about dental insurance and your options on this page.
There are some special circumstances where you may want to purchase dental insurance yourself, for example if you have a heart condition or cancer.
You’ll need a doctor’s certificate that shows you are a member of a dental insurance scheme and will need a health certificate to prove your insurance is valid.
If you are eligible for dental insurance, you should call the Dental Insurance Company on 0800 782 8888 to confirm if you need to visit the dentist.
Once you’ve made an appointment with the DACO you will receive an invoice for your premium.
The DACOs website is a helpful resource to help you find the cheapest dental insurance rates, so you don’t have to pay anything extra.
More about insurance There is a wide range of dental plans available to consumers in Scotland and they range from individual to individual policies.
Each policy covers the same amount of coverage for the same person, so it is important to make a plan that suits you.
This page shows you how to compare and shop for a range of health insurance plans and also covers what your premiums will be.
Find out more about Scottish insurance and the NHS.
Want to know more about the dental services available to you?
Read this article about dental and gynaecology in Scotland.