VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE
Following the most recent updates regarding the COVID-19 pandemic we would like to reassure you that we are taking patient and staff safety very seriously.
The staff at roseville are maintaining the highest hygiene standards as expected, with you the patient at the middle of our journey. Coronavirus (COVID-19)
If you or a family member have any of the symptoms listed below it has been advised by the government to self isolate for 14 days.
The main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are:
- a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
- a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
- a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal
IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS PLEASE CONTACT NHS DIRECT ON 111 FOR SUPPORT.
AS PER SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES WE ARE ASKING OUR PATIENTS TO FOLLOW GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES VERY CAREFULLY Coronavirus (COVID-19): UK government response – GOV.UK
AS YOU REALISE THESE ARE EXCEPTIONAL TIMES AND AS SUCH WE ARE RESTRICTING THE TYPES OF TREATMENT WE ARE CARRYING OUT TO PROTECT OUR PATIENTS, STAFF AND THE POPULATION AS A WHOLE. IF YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT ANY OF YOUR FUTURE APPOINTMENTS DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION.
THANK YOU FOR BEING UNDERSTANDING, STAY SAFE AND REMEMBER TOGETHER WE CAN BEAT THIS!
ROSEVILLE DENTAL PRACTICE
COVID19 help and advice
AT HOME ADVICE
If you have ulcers
You can visit your local pharmacy and ask for advice on medication to apply to area before eating. You can also rinse with saltwater.
If you have lost a crown/veneer
You can purchase a kit from your local pharmacy to re-stick at home. Maintain good oral hygiene to prevent the tooth underneath from getting decayed.
If you have a swelling
Keep the area clean and use hot salt water around the area. Take painkillers as needed. If this doesn’t help contact your dentist for advice.
If you have lost filling/broken teeth
You can get an emergency dental kit to do from home from your local pharmacy. Take regular painkillers if you need them and maintain good oral hygiene and low sugar diet to prevent any decay from getting any worse.
If you have sensitivity
Teeth can be sensitive due to receding gums, large fillings or decay. Try placing sensodyne toothpaste or another sensitive toothpaste on the areas and leaving it overnight. Use regular painkillers if yo need them and maintain good oral hygiene.
If your dentures are rubbing or loose
Consider using a fixative for loose dentures. Sea bond denture pads my also make a denture more comfortable or stable. Any sharp or rough edges can be adjusted at home with an emery board or sand paper. leave your denture out if it is too sore to wear.
If you have bleeding gums
Bleeding gums is usually a result of gingivitis or gum disease. Gums will not stop bleeding until your oral hygiene improves. Brush teeth and gums twice a day. Cean inter-dentally with floss and inter-dental brushes daily.
If you have toothache
Take regular painkillers if you need them. Maintain good oral hygiene with a fluoride toothpaste and reduce your intake of sugary foods to help prevent any decay getting worse.