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The patient’s perspective: eighteen years with my dentist.

The relationship between patient and dentist is a challenging and complex one, needing to be based on trust and mutual respect. If one of these is absent, the relationship will collapse.  Hopefully, with the trust and respect it would be best if there was a genuine ‘liking’ of the individual. My own history with George […] Read more ›

‘I didn’t even know that was an option!’ – A Patient’s Perspective

There’s nothing like shelling out hundreds of pounds for a dentist appointment in the West End, being told you teeth are ‘perfect’, there are no problems and the usual ‘see you again in 6 months’ – to then wake up one morning soon after your appointment, to agonising pain ripping through your lower jaw! Considering […] Read more ›