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Mental health

We recognise that patients with mental health conditions may have difficulty in accessing dental care.

Specialised dentistry for those with mental health issues

Our experienced dental team work with patients and those who support them to ensure they maintain their oral health and receive dental care in a caring and understanding environment. It may be necessary to use behavioural techniques or inhalation sedation to facilitate dental treatment.

Community Dental Services are ONLY available to current patients and those who are referred by their dentist, or healthcare worker

 

To access our specialist services please be sure to contact your current dentist, or healthcare professional.

 

 

 

When to use this service...

  • Do you or someone you care for have a psychiatric condition requiring support from a mental health team?
  • Do you/they experience extreme moods or cooperation problems?
  • Do you/they find it difficult to communicate with those around them? Would they be able to understand and consent to their dental treatment?
  • Do you/they require assistance to carry out and maintain oral hygiene?

You may be eligible to be treated by our service. We accept referrals from general dental practitioners and health care professionals. Ask about being referred to us for your dental treatment.

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The staff are always very helpful and put the patient at ease

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I liked going in the chair, I was nervous about coming but the dentist and nurse made me feel happy

– FFT Dental comments

The care here is always perfect. The staff are kind and professional.

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Brilliant care for my autistic son, they get him to accept such good tooth care. Amazing team!

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Absolutely amazing A* all the way. Thank you for your awesome advice

– FFT Dental comments

Fantastic nurses, they put me at ease and explained what was going to happen in the appointment. I left feeling happy

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How to find us

Gloucestershire Community Dental Service have seven specialist sites across the county. For details and clinic opening times use the searchable map opposite or click 'Find our clinics'.

 

 

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Community Dental Services are ONLY available to current patients and those who are referred by their dentist, or healthcare worker

 

To access our specialist services please be sure to contact your current dentist, or healthcare professional.

 

 

 

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