FAQ
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• Treatment Plans

• Services

• Medical History


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• What to do in an emergency

• Data Protection Register FAQ

• Quality Care Commission Inspection Report
• Treatment Plans

Your dentist can provide a full range of treatment for you.
After a thorough clinical examination, your dentist will describe the treatment that he recommends, an estimate of its cost and any alternatives that are available.  Any relevant risks will be discussed.  Where appropriate, the dentist will use photographs and other visual aids to help explain the treatment. Please do not hesitate to ask questions - we want to be sure that you fully understand and agree with the proposed treatment.  The dentist can give you some information to take home to help, if you’re unsure of any aspect of the treatment.
Most treatment is usually necessary to remove disease. To maintain oral health you need to follow the advice your dentist or hygienist may give you relating to your treatment.  Home care plays a major role in preventing further problems and that in turn will help you keep an attractive smile, eat in full comfort and should minimise the need for future treatment.  If you do not understand your part in your care, please do ask for an explanation.
A written estimate and treatment plan will be provided for courses of treatment requiring more than one visit (excluding dental hygienist appointments) or courses of treatment over £50.



• Services

The only way to become a registered patient of this practice is to be seen by a dentist. We cannot register you without you being seen. The Emergency out of hours on-call service we provide is only for registered patients of this practice.




• Medical History

Before we see you it's very important that we know about your medical history. It may affect the type of treatment we are able to offer you. If you have any prescribed drugs or medicines we need to know what they are. We also need to know about any other medical conditions or treatments you are receiving or have received in the past. We will ask you to complete a medical history form prior to your appointment. Allow yourself an additional 10 minutes before your allotted appointment .



• In an Emergency

If you have a dental problem during surgery hours, please telephone the practice immediately and we will ensure that you're offered an appointment on a priority basis. Please make it clear that the matter is not routine and we will do our utmost to attend to you at the earliest opportunity.

- What is a dental emergency?
A dental emergency is severe pain, bleeding or swelling. Broken fillings, cracked dentures and lost crowns do not constitute dental  emergencies. These will be dealt with during normal surgery hours.

- What to do in an emergency
Please follow our guidance for emergency arrangements during evenings and week-ends by calling our practice and following our answer-phone instructions. This service is only available to registered patients of this practice. Call  08445769931  and  listen to the message carefully.



• The Data Protection Register - What data do we hold on you?
 
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