FAQ

How often should I visit the dentist for a routine examination?

We recommend an examination on a 6 or 12 monthly basis.
Regular check ups allow for your dentist to identify and highlight problems early. This will allow easier treatment which is less invasive, less costly and often pain free.
Remember dental decay and gum disease is irreversible without help and intervention it will only progress.

What is a hygienist and do I need to see one?

Gum disease is the number one cause of tooth loss in the UK. Our highly trained Dental team comprises of Hygenist’s who have worked in specialist practice, tutored other Hygenist’s or work in Dental Hospitals.
Seeing a Hygenist regularly will help preserve and protect your teeth and gums.

Help! I need emergency care.

We always intend to see our registered patients suffering serious pain within 24 hours of contacting us. Where possible we will also see unregistered patients on a private basis, this involves a £40.00 emergency consultation fee.

We set aside emergency slots during each day for dental emergencies; please call us as early as possible to request appointment.

Can I be put to sleep?

We have highly experienced SAAD registered dentists offering sedation to help relax and sedate patients to put them to sleep before they have any treatment

Is teeth whitening safe?

Yes, absolutely we offer teeth whitening at an affordable cost by all of our team of experienced dental practitioners, we provide the safest and most effective whitening agents that can be used on teeth. Unfortunately not everybody is suited to teeth whitening which is why it is essential to undergo a free initial consultation with one of our dentists beforehand.

I’m worried about treatment time and costs

We believe in price transparency and to allow you to budget. Once a specific treatment plan has been created it along with the time lines and the individual steps will be explained and provided to you.

This is provided by your treatment director to make your journey to a straighter smile as easy as possible we allocate an experienced member of staff to you for help support and simply just being there when you need them.

I am concerned & conscious of the appearance of my smile - what can I do about this?

Here at Dental perfection we offer a free cosmetic consultation for all patients. This is a great chance for you to express your concerns to the dentist and gives the dentist an opportunity to discuss different treatment options available to suit your requirements.