Of over 11,000 dental practices in the UK, only 65 were recently short-listed for “The Best Practice In The UK” award, Dentistry Magazine 2007. Out of the “Best Practice In The Southwest & Wales” category, Dental Dimensions achieved a very respectable second place.
What an achievement for a family run business in Launceston! Excellent dental care and a high level of service is key to their success. To be acknowledged at a national level after only opening in November 2006 means that the team have had to provide not only high quality dental treatment but also a comprehensive and patient care orientated service, in a novel way.
Dr Crighton and his team welcome patients into a warm and beautiful environment. The grade II building has been sympathetically converted in accordance with its listed status (short-listed for a local conservation award in 2007. The practice uses the most up-to-date equipment and stae-of-the-art technology. Facilities such as laser decay detection, digital x-rays and digital computer mapping of patients gums make it easier for the team to discuss patients’ dental needs with them in detail.
Every patient is introduced to the Treatment Coordinator; whose role within the team is to address the patient`s individual concerns and aims, explain dental treatments and procedures in clear and simple terms; to meet patients’ financial expectations and to be on hand at all times to answer any queries. Depending on treatment, all of Dr Crighton’s dental treatment comes with a 5 year guarantee.
Like a house, good dental treatment is built on great foundations. Thus, the hygiene team at dental dimensions complement Dr Crighton’s excellent dental work with some of the best hygiene and periodontal therapy to be found anywhere. Patients can be confident that with the investment in and use of new technology, patients play in active role in determining their dental future and make informed individual choices in one of the best practices in the UK. Education and innovation make this practice stand out from the crowd. With the combined commitment of both dentist and hygienist, patients take an active role in their own dental care.