The practice was established in Downham Market in 1980. Our aim is to offer the best dental care to adults and children under private contract.
Preventative dentistry is at the heart of everything we do – we want to help you keep your teeth for life. We take the time to listen to you so that we can identify potential problems and understand your individual needs. This way we can give the best advice to help remedy or prevent any issues.
Our objective is to maintain good dental health, function and appearance for every patient using a minimum of intervention. Long term, preventative dentistry means less treatment and therefore, less cost.
We seek to explain to you:-
· What care or treatment is being recommended
· Why it is being recommended
· What the benefits are to your oral health
· What alternative approaches there may be
· What you can do to improve your own oral health
The two dental diseases; tooth decay and gum disease are avoidable. No-one needs to suffer tooth decay and our dentists advice will help you to prevent it . Although more complex, with the right support and advice gum disease is preventable, and a structured course of treatments to reduce or manage gum problems is available.
The success of the treatment we offer is proportional to the strength of the relationship we can build with you. We hope to build this relationship by consulting with you at every step of the way.
Your treatment will be guided by your wishes and no work will be undertaken without a full explanation, including cost and consequences, or without your informed consent. If it is assessed that your treatment needs are beyond the scope of the practice, we can arrange for you, or your child, to attend one of our carefully selected referral practices.
Patients are free to choose between paying fees for treatment or joining an appropriate Denplan scheme.
The Denplan system works extremely well, it allows us to provide you with the best in preventive care at a reasonable cost. You can be confident that we offer you the best quality of care, as demonstrated by our Denplan Excel certified status. This means that Denplan complete a rigorous annual check of administrative and clinical excellence. The practice has maintained its Excel certification since 2002. We are currently the only Excel certified dental practice in the King’s Lynn and West Norfolk area.
We are “mercury free” practice, meaning we haven’t used amalgam (silver fillings containing mercury) since 1994.