"Dental service for child"
About: Montfield Hospital / Dental care Montfield Hospital Dental care Lerwick ZE1 0LA
Posted by Shetland mam (as ),
Difficulty getting routine dental appointments for child after 'too old' for child smile, despite having problematic teeth and needing fissure sealants and other treatment.
Even when armed with letter from school inspection saying there was decay and to see dentist, still difficult. Had to have several emergency appointments for toothache and infection.
Emergency service very good- but service say they are unable to look at other teeth or do any kind of routine or prevention work. But still difficult to get routine appointment!
Told the 'diary is closed' for several weeks and then ( when diary is 'open') only appointment is several months away.
Can't help but wonder if a better routine and prevention service, would reduce visits to emergency service?