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 114 High Street, Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 9QS  01403 783688  info@billingshurstdental.co.uk Facebook

  • 01Medical conditions and medication can affect the health of your mouth and for this reason we ask you about these at every visit.
  • 02We find out about your social history and habits to assess their effects on your mouth, teeth and gums.
  • 03Inside your mouth (for example tongue, cheek and palate) is checked to see how healthy the skin of your mouth is. We are screening for red or white patches and ulcers.
  • 04We discuss your concerns about your mouth and if you have experienced any changes since your last visit.
  • 05Our thorough tooth examination checks for decay, tooth wear, sensitivity and fractures.
  • 06Your gums are examined to screen for gum disease, gum recession (which may lead to sensitivity), bleeding and any other abnormalities that may be apparent.
  • 07Any fillings, crowns, bridges, dentures or other existing dental work is examined to ensure it is still sound.
  • 08Where appropriate x-rays and other special tests are carried out to enable the early detection of decay and to check for possible root or bone problems.
  • 09The development of children’s teeth and their position is examined and if necessary orthodontic advice may be given. Disease prevention advice will also be provided.
  • 10Your smile is important and we can advise on cosmetic treatments to improve the colour and appearance of your teeth.