Dental Examination

NHS Dentist £ Fulham 0207 610 1110 NHS Dentist

"I've been going to this practice for a few years now, and it’s amazing.

I’m a very nervous patient, but all the people there are sensitive and efficient - and the dentists are fantastic. Have recommended it to friends who also love it."

Routine dental appointments are essential to maintain good oral health and a happy smile. An extensive dental check-up is carried out by one of our experienced, qualified dentist and is the best way to spot any problems with your mouth before they become serious. Both adults and children require routine dental appointments on a regular basis because preventative dentistry is the key to keeping your mouth healthy.

Routine dental appointments are usually carried out every six months, but the number of times you need to attend these appointments varies from patient to patient. Some patients may require more frequent visits, while others may need to come into the practice less often – your dentist will advise you on how often you need a regular check-up.

Our 16 point approach to Dental Health:​

  1. We look at the whole of your mouth to provide complete oral health examination individual to you.
  2. Medical conditions and medication can affect the health of your mouth and for this reason we ask you about these at every visit.
  3. We discuss your concerns about your mouth and if you have experienced any changes since your last visit.
  4. Any fillings, crowns, bridges, dentures or other existing dental work is examined to ensure it is still sound.
  5. We check for plaque, which is a major cause of tooth and gum problems and can advise on how to reduce this in order to keep your mouth healthy.
  6. Your gums are examined to screen for gum disease, gum recessions (which may lead to sensitivity) and any other abnormalities that may be apparent
  7. Your bite is assessed as the way your teeth meet can affect jaws, teeth and any other dental work in your mouth.
  8. We look for any signs of wear of your teeth. We can discuss the possible reasons for it, make a plan to prevent further wear and if necessary treat it.
  9. We look at the inside of your mouth (for example tongue, cheek and palate) as they can be affected by various health conditions and reactions to medications and diseases affecting the immune system.
  10. You will be given a mouth cancer screening to detect any early signs of the disease, any suspect lesions are found, you will be referred immediately to a consultant.
  11. Your jaw joint is checked to see if movements are normal or if any clicks are present.
  12. Where appropriate x-rays are taken to enable the early detection of decay and to check for possible root or bone problems.
  13. We encourage children to attend the practice from an early age and provide preventative treatments such as fissure sealants and fluoride treatment where appropriate.
  14. We will examine the alignment of your and your child's teeth. If tooth cross over, you will be given special brushing instruction and advice about orthodontic treatment because straight teeth are easier to keep clean and healthy.
  15. Your smile is important and we can advise on treatments to improve the colour and appearance of your teeth.
  16. Following this comprehensive examination, advice is given and any appropriate treatment is tailored to your individual needs and wishes.
Life Benefits
  • Maintain good oral health
  • Spot any problems early
  • In many cases, prevent problems before they start
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355 North End Road

0207 610 1110

Opening Hours
Monday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Sunday: Closed