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Dentistry for those with physical disability

In order to receive dental treatment comfortably, patients with a physical disability may require specialist equipment such as a wheelchair recliner or bariatric dental chair which are available at some of our clinics.
 

Specialised dentistry for those with physical disabilities

All of our clinics are wheelchair friendly, however, it may be necessary to book an appointment at an alternative location in order to access specialist equipment.

Meet our specially trained team

We work with patients and those involved in their care to ensure all treatment is carried out in a caring professional manner, with reasonable adjustments as required and in the best interest of the patient.

Who will benefit from this service?

We offer a caring and compassionate environment for all of our patients. We build healthy relationships and work closely with our patients, carers and other health professionals, making reasonable adjustments to ensure we deliver the best services for everyone.

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 physical disability preventing access to ground floor dental practices or may require specialist equipment in order to receive dental treatment?
  • Are you/they unable to weight bear or transfer to a dental chair?
  • Require a risk assessment and/or specialist equipment eg. Wheelchair recliner
  • 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

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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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