Your First Visit
Our dedicated team at Dulwich Dental are committed to providing dental and personal care of exceptional quality in a comfortable yet efficient manner. We pride ourselves in treating every patient with the highest degree of care and respect which is demonstrated from your very first point of contact. As a one stop practice, we endeavour to create a strong and understanding relationship with all our patients so we can provide you with all your dental requirement from regular check-ups and professional cleaning through to cosmetic dentistry and orthodontic treatment.
Our modern practice is fitted with the latest technology, and we are transparent in our approach so you receive all the information you need regarding your treatments and individual options. Continuing this philosophy this section will provide you with an idea of what to expect during your first visit.
- Upon arrival at the practice, our staff will greet you and ask you to fill in a new patient form (if you haven’t already electronically completed one – click here for the New Patient Form). Our staff are also happy to assist with any questions you may have.
- If you arrive early you will be offered a drink which you can enjoy in our comfortable waiting area with a multitude of options to keep you entertained.
- Your dentist will provide you with a Comprehensive Dental Assessment and an Oral Hygiene Treatment to gain a complete overview of your current oral state and detect and treat any potential issues. Your examination will include:
o Comprehensive Dental Assessment
o X-rays (If required)
o Treatment Planning
o Digital Imaging
o Professional Clean and Polish
o Periodontal Charting as required
o Oral Hygiene Instructions
o Fluoride Application
Your Medical and Dental History
If you are a new patient we will ask you to complete a medical and dental health form. This allows us to obtain a comprehensive understanding of your medical and dental history as well as to attend to your current requirements. Any information you provide will be held in strict confidence by our staff.
You can either complete the Medical and Dental History Form online or when you arrive at the practice.
If you choose to complete the form online it will be sent automatically to our practice. If you prefer to download the form please fax it to (02) 9564 3839.
Care for Anxious Patients
At Dulwich Dental we truly care about your experience. Our staff understand that many patients are anxious about visiting a dentist and therefore always intend to make you feel more relaxed and comfortable during your visit.