How To Become a New Patient at Parkfield Dental
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New Patient Journey

Many people are nervous about going to the dentist, especially if they’re visiting a new clinic for the first time. That’s why at Parkfield Dental, we do our best to create a welcoming, friendly and relaxed environment for all of our clients. It’s important to us that new patients have a good experience, leaving us feeling happy with their results, and confident enough to visit us again.

When you come to Parkfield Dental Practice, you’ll enjoy patient-focused dental care and service completely different from anything you may have experienced before. We focus on giving you time: time to speak to us and tell us all of your dental problems and fears. We prioritise getting to know our patients as people so that we can form a relationship that lasts a lifetime. We’ll look at all of your dental anxieties and phobias and help you find a method of tackling these.

Here at Parkfield, our consultations are second to none when it comes to making sure that you, the patient, get the best dental care possible in Didsbury and the surrounding areas.

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New Patient Journey

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Whether you book online or over the phone, a member of the front of house team will be in touch to introduce the practice, followed by an email.
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On the day of your consultation, you will be welcomed by one of our front of house team.
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You will then be taken into our consultation room to meet the dentist and his assistant. This is an opportunity to get to know each other better and discuss the reasons for the appointment. This is a great opportunity to understand dental phobias and think of a plan to tackle them.
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You will then be taken into the treatment room where a thorough clinical examination is carried out, along with any basic digital X-Rays. Digital photographs are also taken and all images will be projected onto an HD screen so you can see and understand what is going on in your mouth.
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We will have a discussion about our findings and we will develop a treatment plan to suit your needs.
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You will leave our practice smiling from ear to ear after your treatment plan is completed by our team of highly skilled professionals.

Google Reviews

I have been a patient at this practice for over 25 years. First class service from the whole team. I highly recommend the practice to my own patients.
Brian Leatherbarrow
This is a really good dentist that I have been going to for years. All the staff have been friendly, efficient and professional.
Ron Clarey
I have followed Gill around for years...because she is the very best hygienist you'll ever find anywhere. I wouldn't be without her. I have total confidence and she gives endless reassurance re my teeth and gums. What an all round 5* STAR.
Rob
I have nothing but praise for Parkfield Dental Practice. I've been seeing Gill for many years and she has helped me keep my teeth and gums in good shape. I always feel confident that I will get the treatment I need when I go to see Jo. Thank you!
Karen Clarke
Very professional and friendly set up. Gill the hygienist is very experienced as is Mr Smith and on top of that the reception team are ultra efficient - text reminders of appointments as well. Just a really good dentist.
Will Card
A terrific dental practice. Dr Smith is excellent and has great attention to detail, Gill is a great Hyiegenist and the reception staff are always welcoming. My teeth have never been better.
Chrissie Knight
My partner has been seeing Jo and Gill for years as she had a lot of nervousness about dentists but thinks they are great. I'd not been to a dentist in 10 years but she persuaded me, I saw Dr Shah for a filling and was very happy with his professionalism and manner. I now go regularly like a good patient and would recommend them.
William Davies
I have been seeing Jo for approximately 3 years now. She is very calming and trusting as she works and as someone who is a little nervous at the dentist this is extremely comforting. She has been great with my girls (3 and 5), they in fact LOVE going to the dentist. Her magic wand and chair have them mesmerised!
Beckie Lowe
Wow! Never been to such an honest, professional practice, the dentist Joe was outstanding, she helped me achieve my confidence again. All the staff were second to none... I would definitely recommend this practice to everyone who is need of a dentist. Thanks parkfield team!
Dale Ashworth-Brown
I had my first consultation today with Dr Shah. He did a very thorough examination and explained his findings and treatment plan clearly with the aid of photographs and x-ray pictures. Given the quality of the service the fees are very reasonable. Highly recommended.
Giorgio Calisti
I have been a patient at Parkfield Dental practice for over 35 years and have always received excellent service from the whole team. Ian smith and Jo are wonderful dentists and Gill is a superb hygienist. The whole team are so friendly and helpful. I can't recommend them highly enough. Thank you
Fiona O'Sullivan
After an accident to my seven year old boy’s adult front tooth, Jo and Jade are the superheroes in his eyes. Thank you Jo and Jade for making his visit relaxing, stress-free and enjoyable. You are simply fabulous!
Muhammad Khan

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Your First Visit

When you come to our clinic for the first time, you’ll be welcomed by our friendly and helpful team at reception. They’ll answer all of your questions, help you with all of the required paperwork, and make sure that you’re matched with the right dentist for your dental concerns. They’ll then help to settle you into our calm and stylish clinic.

When it comes to your dental treatment, we listen to any and all concerns you may have about your dental health. Our aim is to provide you with a bespoke treatment plan that’s perfect for you, so we welcome as much input as you want to give. All of our dentists are highly-qualified professionals that excel in their fields, so whatever your particular problem is, we have an in-house specialist capable of providing you with the care you need, to fix it as soon as possible.

Based in Didsbury, south Manchester, at Parkfield Dental Practice it’s high on our priorities that patients feel relaxed and happy inside the clinic. Our friendly team behind the reception desk is the first point of contact. Shevonne has worked as a receptionist for Parkfield Dental for more than 15 years. She enjoys nothing more than welcoming new patients into the clinic and helping provide a friendly face to make their visit as stress-free and calming as possible. She loves her job and values the work our team does to improve people’s dental experience!

We’re very proud of our clinic. From the comfy seating to the stylish decor, we put a lot of thought into how we could create a dental clinic that sets itself apart from others. The atmosphere is important, both in the waiting room and the treatment rooms. Not every dental practice makes an effort to create a relaxing environment for patients, but we see it as an absolute must.

Your Check-Up And Treatment

As a new patient at Parkfield Dental, we’ll make sure you have a thorough initial checkup so that we can provide you with a custom-made treatment – designed especially for you. We’ll have a good look around your teeth to make sure everything is fine. During the first appointment, we’ll check for tooth decay, unhealthy gums, and problems with your crowns and fillings. We’ll screen you for oral cancer as well.

We’ll guide you throughout the process so that we gain an understanding of your wants and needs concerning your dental health. If you need restorative dentistry, we’ll set up a plan for you. If you’re interested in cosmetic dentistry, we’ll offer you a consultation about the treatments that might be right for you. Our dental services are wide-ranging and varied, dealing with everything from dental implants and root canals, to teeth whitening and orthodontics. We offer the best dental care in all of Manchester and utilise the latest in dental medicine and technology to achieve the best possible results.

All of our dentists and clinical staff are registered with the General Dental Council, a national regulator for maintaining high standards within dental care. Our general dentists include members of a number of prestigious dental associations including the Royal College of Surgeons and the International College of Dentists. Our dentists each have their own personal passions in dental care which cover a large number of different specialisations. This means that we can provide expert advice and care with every treatment that we offer, whether that’s dental implants and orthodontics, to assisting with cosmetic dentistry needs and wisdom teeth problems.

Emergency Dental Care

Patients will often seek a new dental practice because of a dental emergency. At Parkfield Dental, we’re always ready to help you deal with your concerns and offer you peace of mind. If you’re suffering from an after-hour emergency pain or concern, please call us on 0161 327 0817. Leave your name, phone number, and a description of your problem. If you’re a new patient to Parkfield Dental Practice, we are more than happy to accommodate you with an emergency dental appointment during regular office hours. For other enquiries, please contact us on 0161 445 2397.

FAQs

How do I book an appointment?

If you would like to make an appointment to see one of our fantastic dentists here at Parkfield Dental, all you need to do is call us on 0161 445 2397, email us at info@parkfield-dental.co.uk, or visit our contact us page and fill in the form. Get in touch with us and we’ll help you book an appointment. If you need to cancel, try to give us as much notice as you can.

If you need to see us urgently because of an emergency, call us on 0161 327 0817 and leave your name and details so that we can get in touch with you quickly.

If you aren’t yet registered with the practice but you need to come in and see us because you have pain or you’ve broken or chipped your tooth, you can see one of our dentists for a one-off fee. This new patient consultation costs £85, including the costs for us to take two small x-rays to assess your teeth. If you have a dental emergency, we also offer new patient same-day dental emergency appointments for £135.

If you are a newly registered Parkfield patient, we offer routine examinations for £38, where we’ll give you a thorough assessment. Routine hygiene care appointment with one of our hygienists, it costs £45.

We offer a range of different treatments here at Parkfield Dentistry. Whether you’d like cosmetic treatment or if you require general dentistry and restorative care, we can accommodate you as a new patient here at Parkfield. Take a look at our range of treatments and the different fees involved here.

Yes. The truth is that just because you don’t have any pain, that doesn’t mean that you don’t have dental problems. Both tooth decay and gum disease can become very advanced indeed before they cause any pain. If you’re waiting to feel pain before seeing the dentist, the likelihood is that the treatment will be more difficult, expensive and time-consuming.

We always recommend regular checkups with your dentist here at Parkfield. In a routine check-up, we’ll assess your teeth and gums and advise you about your own dental care and hygiene. The best way to avoid dental problems is to take preventative measures and maintain excellent oral hygiene.

A lot of people feel nervous about coming to the dentist – especially a new dentist! Sometimes this dental fear or phobia is so bad that it stops people from making an appointment unless they have a serious problem. Here at Parkfield Dental, we do whatever we can to help you.

We invite new patients who are scared of the dentist in to see us and meet our friendly team. The best thing you can do is to actually tell us about your nerves and fears. We’ve got a very relaxing practice here in Didsbury and our team are a welcoming and warm bunch of people. We’ll take your dental treatment at whatever pace you’re comfortable with, and we’ll let you take charge throughout the process.

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