The average Dentist salary in the UK is £79,868. Most NHS dentists aren’t directly employed by dental practices, they’re self-employed contractors.
NHS Dentist Salary
Dentists employed directly by the NHS, earn a basic salary of between £44,955 and £96,154. NHS dentists who are employed by the NHS mainly work in community dental services.
Consultant Dentist Pay Scale
NHS consultants with a specialty in dentistry are on the same pay scales as other consultants working in the NHS. From 1st April 2022, the NHS dentist pay scale for consultants started from a basic salary of £88,364. With an upper limit of £119,133. The pay band and pay points for consultant dentists depends on years of seniority in the consultant grade.