We hope that your first visit with us is for a New Patient Assessment but if it’s as an Emergency or with a problem that needs fixing that’s no problem at all.
We appreciate how vulnerable patients often feel while lying back on the dental chair. All members of our team are friendly and down to earth. There is no judgement involved during a dental assessment. We just say what we see and then make recommendations.
Before your first visit:
In advance of your fist visit we will send you a Confidential Medical History Questionnaire and some other forms for you to fill out.
When you first attend the practice:
Firstly we will run through your medical history and the other information that you have supplied to us. We will have a chat about the reasons you have attended and what your hopes and expectations of us are.
Our new patient dental health assessment is very comprehensive.
Among the points that we will assess are:
In addition to this, we may take x-rays in order to check:
When we have finished the examination process, we will discuss our findings and talk to you about:
How often should I have my teeth examined?
We recommend to have your teeth examined at least once a year. This is adjusted depending on the condition of your teeth/gums, your oral hygiene and your general health.
What are the benefits of regular dental examinations?
Your dentist will be able to spot problems such as decay and gum disease before you become aware of them. By spotting and treating problems early, we can help limit the amount of damage that occurs. Any treatment required will be less complex and ulitimately less expensive. Your teeth will be in better condition. Regular dental examinations are a no-brainer!
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There is someone available at reception Mon-Fri 8am- 6pm, Sat 10am-1pm to answer telephone calls. Telephone calls may or may not be answered outside of these times.