Are looking for a Dorking Dentist to provide you with a dental checkup examination?
Keep your Teeth and Gums in Excellent Condition
You’ve been told that it’s vital for you to visit the dentist regularly to ensure that your teeth stay healthy. But do you know about all the other assessments that are involved in a dental examination?
We are a Dorking Dentist. On arrival as a new patient we will ask you to complete a new patient medical questionnaire and a Smile wish list. All of this information is held confidentially. As an existing patient at your regular dental visits we will ask you to inform us of any medical changes. It is very important that you keep us informed of any changes in your health as it could impact on any proposed dental treatments.
Arundel Lodge Dental Surgery your family friendly Dorking dentist will conduct a thorough oral examination. And may need to take digital x-rays. If your teeth need a clean or any other treatment, we will explain this in advance and discuss your options along with any relevant costs with you. Your treatment may require you to attend a series of appointments.
Aside from checking the condition of your teeth during your appointment, and ensuring there’s no visible plaque or decay, we will also examine your gums and tongue too. Any early signs of potential problems like gingivitis (gum inflammation), periodontitis (gum disease) or mouth cancer can be detected with regular thorough examinations.
It is well documented and proven that a great smile improves our confidence and our Smile wish list is very useful in helping us understand our patients requirements, using the list to discuss with you realistically what it is you would like to achieve and together agree a plan of treatment.