Devonport Dental Care offers four forms of Oral Exam:
This appointment is scheduled for new clients to the practice, it offers the opportunity for you to receive a full oral exam and an overview of your oral health. It would be recommended that if you have not visited the dentist for some time that two x-rays ( One of either side of the jaw) be taken to check for any decay or issues in between the teeth be detected.
If you would like to organise for a clean to be completed at this visit also, please let our Reception know when booking.
This Appointment is scheduled for our existing patients, it offers the opportunity for Dr. Manickam to check for any changes in your oral health since your last visit and to provide a clean. It may be recommended that X-rays be taken if it has been some time since your last x-ray records or if there is an area of concern.
This appointment is available to new and existing patients. It is booked if there is a particular concern ie: Broken tooth, toothache. Our aim at this appointment is to diagnose the cause of concern and to offer a treatment solution. Our aim is to treat the concern on the day when possible.
This appointment can be scheduled for new or existing patients. This time offers the opportunity to discuss any future major dental treatment you may be considering, ie Implants, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dentures. The appointment allows you to discuss the viable options for your case, costing and time required to complete the treatment.
Devonport Dental Care recommend scheduling a Six monthly Dental Clean to remove any plaque or calculus deposits along the gumline or between the teeth. If you are noticing any bleeding along the gumline, changes in taste or breath this may be an indication of poor gum health. It is important to schedule a check and clean with your dentist to prevent further gum deterioration.