Advertisement Terms and Conditions

Last Updated: 22 March 2021

DENTAL CROWN

  1. A crown is a tooth shaped “cap” that is placed over an existing tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and improve its appearance. Frequently, a crown may be placed onto a tooth that also requires root canal treatment or another restorative treatment first. Should the Dentist find that you need any additional dental treatment(s) this will come at an additional cost, it will be outlined in the exam and treatment plan and discussed prior to treatment commencement.
  2. A crown is a prosthetic (false) tooth that is manufactured with care in a dental laboratory. To enhance the lifetime of the crown and your oral tissues, you should apply any instructions that are given to you with regards to cleaning and care of the crown and associated oral tissues.
  3. There is always a risk with dental treatment in that, any invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.
  4. You should disclose any medical or dental history prior to dental treatment as this will allow the clinician to make educated decisions about treatment directions.
  5. In general, crowns should last approximately 10 to 15 years, however, factors such as heavy bite and poor oral hygiene may affect the longevity of the crown.
  6. If, during your Layby paying off period, you start to experience discomfort, you must seek advice from your clinician immediately.

SIMPLE FILLING

  1. A tooth restoration is rebuilding the form of a tooth as close as possible to its original form and function and so that it is in harmony with the adjacent and opposing teeth. A simple filling, in this instance, is a 1 surface filling only.
  2. After a filling has been performed, you will need to adhere to the instructions regarding ongoing care of your oral tissues and the filling in order to maximise its lifetime.
  3. Should the Dentist find that you need any additional dental treatment(s) this will come at an additional cost, it will be outlined in the exam and treatment plan and discussed prior to treatment commencement.
  4. There is always a risk with dental treatment in that, any invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.
  5. You should disclose any medical or dental history prior to dental treatment as this will allow the clinician to make educated decisions about treatment directions.

 

WISDOM TEETH EXTRACTED

  1. Sometimes Wisdom teeth may need to be extracted at the earliest possible time. Every patient is unique, but in general, wisdom teeth may need to be removed when there is evidence of changes in the mouth such as:
    • Pain
    • Infection
    • Cysts
    • Tumors
    • Damage to neighbouring teeth
    • Gum disease
    • Tooth decay (if it is not possible or desirable to restore the tooth)

Occasionally, Wisdom teeth that are not causing any problems for the patient or are not deemed likely to cause any problems, may be left for a time before they need to be extracted. This is a decision that will be made by your clinician upon initial examination.

2. If, during your Layby paying off period, you start to experience discomfort, you must seek advice from your clinician immediately.
3. There is always a risk with dental treatment in that, any invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.
4. Should the Dentist find that you need any additional dental treatment(s) this will come at an additional cost, it will be outlined in the exam and treatment plan and discussed prior to treatment commencement.
5. You should disclose any medical or dental history prior to dental treatment as this will allow the clinician to make educated decisions about treatment directions.
6. After extractions of Wisdom Teeth is performed, you will need to adhere to the post-operative instructions in order to maximise healing of the wounds.

 

SINGLE IMPLANTS

  1. A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is placed into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Dental implants may be an option for people who have lost a tooth or teeth due to periodontal disease, an injury, or some other reason.
  2. You must be aware that, once commenced, implant treatment has, its own waiting periods before the process is complete. For example, once an implant is placed, there is a period of healing that will be explained to you by your clinician at the outset of treatment planning.
  3. Part of your implant treatment may involve additional radiographs or cleaning appointments as part of ongoing maintenance, this will be discussed with you at your treatment planning appointment.
  4. If, during your Layby paying off period, you start to experience discomfort, you must seek advice from your clinician immediately.
  5. Whilst it is never certain the longevity of an implant, you can expect that your implant should last a lifetime, however, factors such as poor oral hygiene may affect the longevity of the implant. The crown placed onto the implant abutment, however, may need to be replaced in 10 to 15 years.
  6. There is always a risk with dental treatment in that, any invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.
  7. You should disclose any medical or dental history prior to dental treatment as this will allow the clinician to make educated decisions about treatment directions.
  8. Should the Dentist find that you need any additional dental treatment(s) (for example: implant treatment may go hand in hand with additional treatment such as sinus lifts and bone grafts) this will come at an additional cost, and it will be outlined in the exam and treatment plan and discussed prior to treatment commencement.
  9. After your course of implant treatment, you should adhere to the post-operative instructions given to you to maintain healthy gums and bone that surround your implant.


SCALE AND CLEAN

  1. A scale and clean is a procedure where the plaque and calculus are scraped from the surface of your teeth and this is followed by a pumice-based polish to smooth the surface of your teeth.
  2. Ideally, a scale and clean should be performed 6 to 12 monthly, however, your clinician will let you know when you will need to be seen again and whether or not any other treatment is required.
  3. If, during your Layby paying off period, you start to experience discomfort, you must seek advice from your clinician immediately.
  4. You should disclose any medical or dental history prior to dental treatment as this will allow the clinician to make educated decisions about treatment directions.
  5. You should disclose any medical or dental history prior to dental treatment as this will allow the clinician to make educated decisions about treatment directions.
  6. Occasionally, it will be established that patients may require deeper, more intense cleaning of the periodontal tissue. If this is the case, your clinician will discuss this with you and prepare a treatment plan around this diagnosis.
  7. Whilst a scale and clean removes plaque and calculus with specialised instruments, the ongoing adherence to a home care oral health plan is advised for optimum benefit.


INVISALIGN

  1. Invisalign system is a virtually invisible, removable, and hygienic orthodontic treatment that uses an individualised and targeted approach to effectively straighten teeth. You will need to follow all instructions given for this process to be optimal.
  2. Results from the Invisalign process may vary according to patient commitment and expected outcomes as discussed with your clinician.
  3. Should the Dentist determine that you need any additional dental treatment(s), this will come at an additional cost, and it will be outlined in the exam and treatment plan and discussed prior to treatment commencement.
  4. If, during your Layby paying off period, you start to experience discomfort, you must seek advice from your clinician immediately.
  5. You should disclose any medical or dental history prior to dental treatment as this will allow the clinician to make educated decisions about treatment directions.
  6. Ongoing oral hygiene should be adhered to during the Invisalign process to enhance outcome.
  7. Your clinician has undergone special training in order to complete your Invisalign process and has targeted dates planned for each appointment. If, in between these appointments, you feel you need to seek your clinician’s advice regarding your treatment, call the clinic to arrange a time to visit.

 

 

 

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