Panoramic X-ray machine
The Gloucestershire Community Dental Service provides a panoramic X-ray machine that takes a two dimensional image of the entire mouth. It is quicker to take than a traditional dental x-ray and the image is clearer and can benefit a lot of our patients.
Dental x-rays are a valuable part of dental treatment because they can detect damage to teeth and gums not visible during a routine check-up. X-rays can show the condition of your teeth, their roots, your jaw placement and the overall composition of your facial bones.
We offer experience and knowledge to be able to carry out x-rays for patients that need more support and make reasonable adjustments to meet our patient’s needs.
Who will benefit from this service
The Wand is an injection system which replaces the traditional syringe. Using computerised technology the Wand delivers a supply of anaesthetic in a slow comfortable manner.
We are able to offer dental treatment with Inhalation Sedation for children and adults who experience dental anxiety. Patients are usually referred to our service by their dentist and must meet our acceptance criteria.
Very young children and patients with special needs may not be able to receive routine dental care such as extractions in the dental surgery in the normal way. It may be necessary for treatment to be performed under General Anaesthesia.
Patients who are unable to transfer to a dental chair and do not use a wheelchair which can be reclined, can be treated in surgery at our clinics in Gloucester, Stroud and Cheltenham.
It is important that patients feel comfortable and supported whilst receiving their dental treatment. We have bariatric facilities at our clinics in Gloucester, Stroud and Cheltenham.
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