Examinations

Regular dental health check-ups can help you to maintain the health of you teeth and gums. Our dentists will conduct a full examination of your dental health. From this, they may recommend treatments or provide further education and guidance.

Treatment

Regular dental examinations can have a significant impact on your dental health. It can enable early identification of issues as they arise. This is beneficial as it enables effective treatment with minimal discomfort. Further to this, examinations can also help to prevent future issues from occurring. Our dentists can identify potential issues and recommend actions to prevent them.

Process

The focuses of your check-up may vary depending on your needs, but will most likely involve:

  • Discussion of your general health
  • Identification of any dental-related issues or pains which you may be experiencing
  • Discussion of any dental health needsComplete examination of teeth, gums and jaw
  • Examination for oral cancer
  • X-rays where necessary
  • Identification and discussion of any recommended treatments

Frequently asked questions

How often should I have a dental check-up?

This does vary depending upon your individual needs. But, for the majority of patients, we recommend that they visit once every 6 months. For patients with time-sensitive issues, we may recommend that they visit more often.

Will I experience any pain?

No. Examinations are not intended to cause any discomfort. You may feel some sensitivity depending upon the state of your oral health.

Are x-rays safe?

Yes. The radiation levels patients experience during a dental x-ray are very low. The practice is equipped with digital radiographic equipment which allows us to reduce the radiation dose even lower than traditional wet film radiographs.

How much will it cost?

Our dental examinations start from £53. Our dentists may suggest further treatments as a result of your examination. The price of these treatments will vary depending upon your agreed treatment plan. But, your dentist will ensure you are aware of the options available to you, and the associated costs.