CORONAVIRUS (COVID19) INFORMATION

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

If you have a dental emergency between now and Monday 29th June when we reopen please follow instructions below: 

If you are experiencing facial pain or swelling and have been a registered patient of ours and have attended the practice within the last 2 years, please call the following number 07777 675192 for advice ONLY between 9am and 11am. You might need antibiotics, which will be safely dispensed outside the surgery. The call out fee is £130 and will be cash only in an envelope – we will send a receipt later. The dentist will not be able to do anything else at the moment so please refer to the numbers below. 

Please refer to the following advice about the the use of antibiotics and toothache: 
https://www.fgdp.org.uk/sites/fgdp.org.uk/files/docs/in-practice/ab_leaflet.pdf

Unfortunately, until we reopen we cannot provide any face to face emergency services. But please, if you cannot wait, call Worthing Emergency Dental Services (EDS) 01903 230364, St.Faith’s Clinic, East Grinstead on 01342 410160 or The Implant Clinic, Hove on 01273 766690 – all clinics are dealing with ALL emergencies. 

Please call or refer to our website on a monthly basis for updates on any further developments

During our closure, we are still able to sell existing patients COLGATE DURAPHAT 2800 & 5000 TOOTHPASTE to help with the prevention of caries – please call  07777 675192 and we can arrange a mutually convenient time to safely dispense this to you at the surgery with proper social distancing measures in place. Whilst we are still closed, please ensure that you continue or start using interdental devices, such as Tepe brushed, floss or tape or similar with more regularity, preferably every day as you are not able to see the hygienist. As an adjunct it it advisable to use mouthwash daily after lunch or snacks but not in conjunction with toothbrushing. For gum advice please click on the following link: https://www.dentalhealth.org/caring-for-my-teeth

For further information and advice on preventing tooth decay, please click on the following link:
https://www.colgateprofessional.co.uk/education/patient-education/topics/caries-and-plaque/preventing-tooth-decay

For further information on prevention and self care for 0-16 year olds, please click on the following links:

0-3 year olds:           https:youtu.be/owbp5F0K45c

3-6 year olds:           https://www.youtube.com/watch?v-IQE4xxk1r5g

7+ year olds:            https:// www.youtube.com/watch?v-GHS27DHyli0

And…..                      https://www.brushdj.com/

 

Paul Fritche Physiotherapy is still closed until further notice, please refer to his website for further information.

Keep safe and healthy, best wishes from the Green Arbor Team