STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

This practice is registered with the Care Quality Commission for the regulated activities below.

Aims and Objectives

1. Treatment of disease, disorder or injury

  • To provide a high quality and range of dental services to the whole community, including consultations, X-Rays, routine restorative work, endodontics, treatment of periodontal disease, prostheses, cosmetic work.
  • To offer patients a friendly and professional service.
  • To explain the diagnosis to patients in detail, where particular attention should be given and necessary action – treatment options, costs, risks, advice, etc.
  • To refer to appropriately qualified specialist dental practitioners where necessary. Temporary treatment provided if necessary.
  • To keep patients well-informed of costs and to discuss treatment progress at each stage, obtaining relevant consent.
  • To offer a preventative service.
  • To establish an individually-developed personal dental health regime for each patient to meet their dental care needs and aim for a high level of oral health.

2. Surgical procedures

  • To provide detailed information and explanations to patients where a surgical procedure is necessary including risks, procedure, etc.
  • To obtain valid consent for all surgical procedures carried out at the practice.
  • To monitor patient progress, post-procedure, following clinical protocol to ensure full recovery and minimise risks.

3. Diagnostic and screening procedures

  • To arrange and agree appointments and review appointments within appropriate personal timeframe with patients.
  • To undergo a complete and detailed examination of the patient’s oral health with help from relevant diagnostic equipment, taking into account relevant medical history.
  • To inform patients of the results of such diagnostic and screening procedures with a view to discussing possible treatment options.

Details of Staff working at practice

3 Dentists : Dr C K Jones BDS (Lond), Dr V Sharma BDS (Lond),

Dr D Au  BChD (Leeds)

1 oral surgeon: Dr J McLoughlin BDS (Lond) FDS RCS (Eng)

3 Nurses

2 Hygienists

1 Receptionist

1 oral surgeon: Dr J McLoughlin BDS (Lond) FDS RCS (Eng)