FAQs

FAQs

Dental Care

How often should I brush my teeth?


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What foods cause decay?





Why should I use dental floss?





Why should I use interdental brushes?





I have broken a tooth, what should I do?





I have lost a filling or crown, what should I do?





How often do I need to have a check-up?





How often should I see the Hygienist?






Treatments

Which Dental treatments are included on the NHS?





I am a nervous patient, what support can you offer me?





What is the difference between NHS treatment and Private treatment?





I've heard about a 'Smile Makeover', what is this?





What are dentures, bridges, veneers and dental implants made of?





What are NHS fillings and crowns made out of?





Will the treatment hurt?





What if my NHS dental treatment goes wrong?





How do I complain about my dental treatment?






Contact

Is there step-free access to the practice?





Where can I park my car?





How can I get to the practice by Public Transport?


The Butts Dental Practice is easily accessible by public transport.




What are your opening times?






Costs

What is included in each NHS dental band charge?





How much does NHS dental treatment cost?





Who is entitled to free NHS dental treatment?





Why has my NHS dentist charged me for private treatment?





How much does Private treatment cost?






Appointments

How can I book an appointment?





I have forgotten when my appointment is, what should I do?





I can no longer make my appointment, what should I do?





What should I do if I am running late?





Are you taking on new NHS patients?





Can I register a family member with the practice?





Is there a charge for being late or cancelling an appointment?