PATIENT NOTICE- EMERGENCY ONLY

PATIENT NOTICE
EFFECTIVE FROM: MONDAY 23rdMARCH 2020

Dear Patients,
To protect staff and patients, and following recommendations from Governing bodies, the practice will be closed for routine examinations and dental treatment to prevent further spread of the COVID-19 virus.This was a difficult decision but also one that makes complete sense in order to protect the public and lives.
If you have a true SEVERE dental emergency:
Such as:
1. a large infection causing swelling, difficulty breathing, or swallowing
2. or severe dental pain which is keeping you awake at night time and constant
3. or a sharp tooth which has caused severe laceration to the tongue or cheek
4. or trauma which has resulted in loose or lost teeth

PLEASE CALL: 0116 2707803 TO BE TRIAGED BY ONE OF OUR TEAM AND AN APPOINTMENT WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU.

If you are in the middle of ongoing treatment which is deemed urgent, if not dealt with asap, you will be contacted and appointments will be brought forward so this can be completed as a matter of urgency.
We will contact you asap if your appointment is to be postponed.
Thank you for your understanding and we hope to return to our normal service as soon as we are able to.
We appreciate your cooperation during this difficult and testing time.

Please stay safe.

Coronavirus

We are open as usually, however due to the current Coronavirus situation we are advising patients, if you have a high temperature and/or a new continuous cough or have been in contact with anyone with those symptoms. We will need to rearrange your appointment for 14 days’ time. Our patient’s and staff’s health is our main concern and we provide high levels of infection control at all times. We ask patients attending an appointment at the practice to keep family and friends accompanying you to a minimum.
The NHS is well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases and has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
Check online at gov.uk and at nhs.uk for advice on your travel and contact history and the latest COVID-19 information before attending the dental practice.

 

Do not go to a GP surgery, community pharmacy or hospital.
Call 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.

Further information is available on nhs.uk.

Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England advice to:

• Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Then bin the tissue, and wash your hands, or use a sanitiser gel.
• Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after using public transport. Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
• Avoid close contact with people who are unwell.

You can find the latest information and advice from Public Health England at Further information is available on nhs.uk.

Itero Scanner

Great News!

We are very happy to announce we now have a itero scanner here at the practice. With state of the art technology the itero scanner lets you see what your teeth would look like after orthodontic treatment, before you’ve even started!
Would you like to find out more about how the iTero Digital Scanner?  Our itero scanner can help you achieve the smile you’ve always dreamed of. Book a FREE Consultation appointment with our Treatment Coordinator today.

At your free consultation appointment our Treatment Coordinator will scan your teeth. Within a few minutes after scanning you will be able to view what your teeth could look like. Our Treatment Coordinator will then explain the options and process available to you, along with finance options and answering any questions you may have.

 

What is the iTero Digital Scanner?

The iTero Digital Scanner is an innovative piece of orthodontic technology. Digital scanner enables our team to get a clear picture of your teeth. Small and comfortable to use, the scanner allows us to take accurate records of your teeth and jaws to determine the best treatment which you will benefit the most from.
These records appear in 3D images, this will give us the best picture possible of what your teeth and jaws currently look like. Also this lets us see how they’ll be improved after treatment. The real bonus is that you can see the results we could achieve even before we start.During the impression process, you can breathe or swallow as you normally would. You can even pause during the process if you need to sneeze or just want to ask a question.

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