Patient Journey

Your patient journey begins here. If you have been referred by your dentist or you are a self-referal and have decided to have your teeth straightened here is some information about what to expect.

Braces for NHS Patients

To qualify as an NHS Patient and receive free treatments

Before your appointment

  • When your dentist refers you for an appointment with Giffnock Orthodontic Centre we will strive to provide you with one as soon as possible
  • We will send you a letter to arrange the appointment. We will also send you a practice brochure which will tell you about who we are and what we do along with a map and directions to find us

During your appointment

We will carry out a FREE full clinical examination of your mouth which can include:

  • Taking all necessary radiographs and scans
  • A full Orthodontic assessment
  • Present you with all of the treatment options available and timescales necessary
  • Give you a comprehensive quote in advance so you know all costs involved

Following your appointment

  • We will send you/your dentist a full report outlining our recommended treatment plan
  • We will keep you and your dentist informed at every stage of orthodontic treament. You will be requested to continue all routine dental checkups with your dentist
  • When your Orthodontic treatment is completed you will be referred back to your dentist for on-going maintenance to keep your new smile healthy

Do you have any questions about your orthodontic treatment? Take a look at our braces FAQ section or CONTACT US


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