Dental Health Care
Accepting New Patients Now!

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Dental Health Care
73 Ware Road
Hertford SG13 7ED

  Opening Hours
  Monday
  8.30am – 5.30pm
  Tuesday
  8.30am – 5.30pm
  Wednesday
  8.30am – 5.30pm
  Thursday
  8.30am – 5.30pm
  Friday
  8.30am – 5.30pm
 Weekend and Evenings
  By Appointment
  Out of Hours
  Call 07475 689 186
  Dental Emergency
  Call 111

New Patients - Welcome to Exceptional Dental Care


The New Patient Journey

Contacting the practice

You can either register or book an appointment by calling us on 01992 582945 or send us an email to reception@dentalhealthcare.co.uk. One of our friendly team members will be able to help arrange a convenient appointment for you, or if you have any questions you’d like to ask whether it is about the practice, treatments that we provide or anything else then please don’t hesitate to ask. Once you have booked an appointment you will receive text message or an automated answerphone message to confirm your booking.

 

Complimentary cosmetic consultations

We all know how important it is to be able to smile confidently therefore we are pleased to be able to offer a free cosmetic consultation with one of our experienced clinicians to discuss straightening teeth, whitening teeth, composite bonding or veneers. We will listen to your concerns and offer treatment options to suit all needs and budgets.


Your Dental examination

Our examinations are carried out in three stages, these are as follows;

Stage One:History Taking
Listening to you

This is the part where you speak and we listen! We want to understand our patient's needs and how we can help you and therefore before any treatment plan is provided we take a full history including knowledge of your medical background, lifestyle, diet, oral-hygiene routines, things causing you pain or discomfort, any areas of aesthetic concern and so on. This helps us to create a full picture of our patients so all treatment offered is personalised to cater to individual needs.

At every examination we will discuss ways to help improve your oral health. We all lead busy lifestyles and at times may be cleaning ineffectively, our eagle-eyed dental hygienists will help you get back on track. If needed, we will also look at your diet and check that you are not drinking or eating anything that can cause wear or decay to your teeth.

Stage Two: Extra Oral
Checking the outside of your mouth

Firstly, we assess the large group of muscles that support your jaw and neck, we then check your jaw joint. It is vital that we check for any clicking or crunching, as well as the movement when the jaw is opened and closed. If you are suffering with headaches or migraines, problems with the joint can often be the cause.

 

Stage Three: Intra Oral
Checking the inside of your mouth

Soft Tissues – your mouth is made up of many different tissues, it is important to your oral health that we check the status of the various tissues at every examination. We routinely screen for oral cancer.
Gum Health - gums are the foundations of your teeth, the dentist will check your gums for any signs of gum disease.

Teeth – at each visit the dentist will inspect all five surfaces of each individual tooth.

Occlusion – at every visit your dentist will check the way in which your teeth come together, this is called your bite.

 

Stage Four: Imaging

X-rays
Dental radiographs known as x-rays are required at times to help diagnose problems under the surface or around the foundations of your teeth. The dentist will inform you if x-rays need to be taken, we use the lowest dose of radiation possible to limit the quantity of radiation a patient is exposed to. Our practice has a large extra-oral X-ray machine which means we can take images of the whole mouth including the upper and lower jaws, the hinge joints and sinuses if this is required. We also have the ability to take 3d scans via our CBCT machine.

Clinical Photographs
Where appropriate our dentist will take photos inside your mouth to help show you areas of concern, help inform your decision-making process and to keep as part of your clincal record.



Call now on
01992 582 945

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now on 
01992 582 945


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