Oral Health Check

Oral Health Checks
“Oral health is the mirror to your overall health”

At Martock Dental Practice, we take utmost care to identify dental problems at the root cause, we include-

  • Dental caries screening- our dentists would try and identify dental caries, in many cases before you are even aware of it to avoid further progression
  • Gum disease screening- we thoroughly assess for any periodontal disease- the prognosis as with any disease is better the sooner it is caught and dealt with . We work in very close partnership with our highly trained hygienists who will help look after the health of your gums and the supporting structures underneath  and give you plenty of advice to help with at home maintenance.
  • Oral Cancer screening- we carry out a thorough examination of your soft tissues including your hard and soft palates, pharynx and cheeks looking for any abnormal growths
  • Anomaly Screening of the head and neck- we even make sure we visually examine your face, scalp and neck and physically examine your neck to rule out any abnormal lumps or patches.
  • Prompt referrals are then made if needed to appropriate services.
  • Jaw joint examinations- Temporo Mandibular Joints are thoroughly examined looking for any abnormal sounds such as a crepitus and any associated symptoms which are then discussed and jaw joint advice and exercises are recommended for the symptoms  to be alleviated.
  • Cosmetic Screening- we take great pride in helping our patients achieve the smiles that they want with plenty of options to choose from tooth whitening to tooth straightening.
  • Xrays- these are taken as needed with due consideration to your exposure to xrays to help with not only diagnosis but also to catch dental disease such as caries before it surfaces up, also these may not always be visible to the naked eye.
  • Tailor made treatment plan- we draw these up after your consultation with us so you know the costs involved at each step.
  • Further Chance to clarify- we encourage open dialogue with our staff and patients and likewise any queries are promptly dealt with.