Routine and General Dental Services
We deliver gentle, tailor made care to enhance your smile and your Dental health.
General/ Routine Dental care
We know that a beautiful confident and healthy smile can boost self-esteem, make us more confident and portray us to others as being, open and friendly.
We use the latest minimally invasive dental treatments to improve your gum health and restore, replace and enhance your teeth.
- We believe in dental care which is gentle, preventative and minimally invasive.
- We believe good dental care is an important part of a healthy lifestyle.
- We believe team work is essential in delivering the best outcomes for our patients.
- We believe we should treat our patients as we would like to be treated ourselves.
Anxious About Dentistry
At Boston House, we understand that for some having dental treatment is just a routine process while for others it can be a worrying and anxiety-provoking experience with much trepidation and sleepless nights.
Our team is made up of highly experienced and qualified professionals, who are passionate about the care they provide and who overcome fear of painful procedures and dental anxiety by taking special care, time and by using the latest techniques in pain-free dentistry.
The most important thing to say is that all our dentists and hygienists are nice, kind, gentle people who are dedicated to carrying out treatment without pain or discomfort.
If you are at all concerned about any aspects of dental treatment, please just let us know and we will always try to help.
Local Anaesthetic For Pain-Free Dentistry
Effective ‘local anaesthesia’ (injection) is always given to numb the teeth when there is any chance at all that treatment would otherwise cause discomfort.
Prior to the injection when possible we use topical local anaesthesia and during the administration of the local anaesthesia itself we also take care and time to use the most gentle and careful approach.
However for people who have had bad dental experiences in the past, a verbal reassurance that “this time it won’t hurt” is often not nearly enough. Many people fit into this category for many and different reasons. Sometimes it was an unkind and unfeeling dentist in the past causing pain during treatment, sometimes it is more of an indefinable “I just hate dental treatment”. Whatever the reason, we can make sure your treatment is pain-free, and in time you will come to like dentists a little more.
Sedation For Nervous Dental Patients (we follow all CQC requirements)
A very good way of over-coming past fears is by having some ‘sedation*’, which makes you sleepy, relaxed and unaware of most of the treatment while it is being carried out.
It is a sedative, not a general anaesthetic. The technique is very safe as you keep your safety reflexes, such as your cough reflex. Patients often feel that they have been asleep during the treatment, but in fact they are still be awake and we are able to communicate with them as necessary.
A further benefit of the sedation is that time seems to pass much more quickly – a 2 hour session can seem like half an hour at most.
It is essential for patients to have an escort to take them home and be responsible for their safety afterwards, as one’s judgement is affected.
Once the sedation has started to take effect, we can then give the normal injections to numb the teeth.
(*‘Midazolam’ given intravenously by injection).
Treatment with our hygienist
Some people say that they dislike having their teeth scaled more than treatment with a dentist. Please be assured that Eva and Lucy, our hygienist, are also very gentle, and will give local injections to numb the teeth whenever her treatment might be causing discomfort.