Question: What Can I Expect At A Dental Appointment?

At your check-up, your dentist may:

  • carry out a full examination of your mouth, teeth and gums.
  • ask about your general health and any problems you have had with your teeth, mouth or gums since your last visit.
  • ask about and give advice on your diet, smoking and drinking.

What can I expect at a dental consultation?

A dental consultation is a non-invasive visit with your dental care provider where you can discuss your issues, concerns, and treatment options. Many of our dentists offer free consultations, though others do ask for a small consultation fee to cover their time.30 Jun 2017

What does a dentist do on your first visit?

The first dental visit is usually short and involves very little treatment. If indicated, the dentist or hygienist will clean any teeth and assess the need for fluoride. He or she will also educate parents about oral health care basics for children and discuss dental developmental issues and answer any questions.14 May 2018

What is included in NHS dental check up?

NHS dental charges

Covers an examination, diagnosis and advice. If necessary, it also includes X-rays, a scale and polish, and planning for further treatment.

How do I prepare for a dentist visit?

Clean Up: Do your dentist a favor and thoroughly brush and floss your teeth before your dental visit. Just like your mother told you, no one likes a dirty mouth. Arrive Early: Give yourself enough time to complete forms, get to know the staff (if you’re a new patient) and relax before your appointment.