If it is your first appointment at the practice, your dentist will take a full dental and medical history.

What's Included:

  • Thoroughly examine your teeth, gums and mouth.
  • Take X-rays.
  • Discuss any dental problems you may have had since your last visit
  • Discuss general health and dietary issues that can affect your teeth and gums – such as alcohol consumption or smoking.
  • Discuss your teeth-cleaning habits, such as brushing technique, and recommend any improvements such as interdental brushes or flossing as required.
  • Explain any further treatment you may need, such as fillings, root canal treatment or hygienist appointments.
  • Provide you with a full treatment plan.
  • Answer any questions you may have regarding your treatment and what options are available.
  • If you require no other treatment, your dentist will let you know when you should come for your next routine check-up.


  • Maintain good oral health
  • Spot any problems early
  • In many cases, prevent problems before they start