Some of the services we offer are as follows:
is used to help nervous or phobic patients
to relax so that they can receive the treatment they require. it is also used
for making unpleasant procedures such as wisdom tooth removal more pleasant.
Oral Surgery A tooth which is very decayed or damaged or loose because
of gum disease may have to be extracted (taken out of your mouth).
Oral Cancer Screening
Jaw Joint Problems The joint between your upper and lower jaws, just in front
of your ears, is called temporomandibular joint (“TMJ” for short). Cartilage
separates the bone surfaces and sometimes it becomes worn or moves out of
Alternative Therapies such as acupuncture
Orthodontics ( invisible braces ) to straighten teeth
Payments Practice policy is that treatment must be paid for before completion.
Other arrangements can be made at the discretion of the dentist. Payment is accepted
by cash, cheque, Visa, Mastercard and Delta.
To improve your smile and
improve the colour of your teeth we can provide cosmetic treatments such as
Veneers, crowns, white fillings as well as tooth whitening.
Dentures A removable denture replaces missing teeth. “Partial” dentures
replace a few missing teeth and “full” dentures are needed if all the natural
teeth are missing
Access The practice has a wheelchair accessible surgery and a disabled
toilet, situated on the ground floor.Home visits can be arranged for patients
who are unable to attend the surgery. Please ask for more information.
Emergency Cover The Osborne Dental Practice is part of NHS Direct. Out of
normal surgery hours, please call 08454647 for advice and information, and
access to emergency dental treatment.
Dental Hygiene Sticky plaque builds up on everyone’s teeth every day and
this can lead to gum disease. The gum comes away from the teeth, making the
plaque more difficult to clean away
Prevention Fluoride is a material that is found all around us in small
amounts. It is very effective in protecting teeth against decay
Restoration A filling replaces part of the tooth that has been lost
because of decay or accidental damage
Endodontics Teeth are held in the jaw by their roots. Front teeth normally
have one root but further back have more.
The dental examination shows how
healthy you mouth is. After the examination, you and your dentist can discuss
the results and plan the best way to deal with any problems
Periodontal Disease Periodontal disease affects the gums and bone
supporting your teeth. It is caused by sticky plaque and hard deposits of
tartar. It usually happens when the teeth and gums are not kept clean enough
X-rays show what is happening inside and
around the tooth and its roots. They will show any decay or gum disease, bone
loss and, in children, how the jaw is growing too
Patient Complaints We take complaints very seriously and try to ensure
that a patient’s complaint is dealt with courteously and promptly so that the
matter is resolved as quickly as possible