General FAQ's

You asked and we listened - Browse our frequently asked questions below.

    Our treatment FAQ's

    To help you, we have collated some of the frequently asked questions and provided you with the answers below.

      Taking oral hygiene to heart

      Although we understand that poor dental care can lead to poor dental health, our teeth act as the gateway to the body, so ensuring that you have stellar oral hygiene will ensure you avoid more serious health conditions.

        Missing teeth solutions bridges

        We understand that missing teeth can affect your self-confidence, and gaps in your smile may prevent you from sharing your smile.

          Missing teeth solutions - dentures

          If you are self-conscious because of multiple missing teeth, dentures may present an initial or temporary solution to give your confidence a boost and restore your smile. The first of three options in our missing teeth series.

              Balancing your diet

              Understanding which foods are more or less acidic will help to help balance out meals and snacks for your family and encourage them into the right choices for life.

                Children’s Hygiene

                As a parent, you will understandably want to ensure that your children have the best overall health possible and good oral hygiene is a key part of this as your children grow; however, it can also be one of the hardest to monitor and influence.

                    Missing teeth

                    Missing teeth can be caused by a number of factors and probably more common than you may realise. The good news is, you don’t need to shy away or hide your smile

                      More than just a check up

                      Regular check-ups are an essential part of a good oral health routine and help to provide a preventative approach to dental issues; but at Bay Dental Care, this is more than just a check-up

                        Hygienist Q and A's

                        Our practitioners care about your oral hygiene routine, so to help you maintain a healthy mouth and smile, we have put together some handy video tips.

                          Dental myths

                          We have put together a list of the commons dental hygiene myths and why you shouldn't follow them.

                            Reopening FAQ's

                            As our practices begin to reopen. We have put together some answers to frequently asked questions regarding your appointments and PPE.

                              New patient journey video

                              Our new patient journey video

                              Take a look at our video to find out more about our new patient journey

                                Child patient journey

                                Child patient journey

                                We understand that visiting the dentist can often be quite a big event for a child. Now things are different, we wanted to help showcase what a child should expect when they next visit the practice.

                                  Your patient journey

                                  Our new patient journey

                                  Every single decision we have made and step we have taken has been with a focus on the safety of you, our colleagues and clinicians. 


                                    Our guide to using dental floss and interdental brushes


                                      Understanding our approach to cancellations

                                      We are working hard to ensure that patients can return to our practices to receive the care they deserve as soon as it is safely possible.


                                        Learn about some of the common dental problems and what might constitute an emergency, alongside some tips to help from home


                                          How to brush your teeth


                                            How to manage mouth ulcers

                                              Portman Dental Care Awards

                                              Fmc Logo 2019 Winner Oby M25
                                              Award Logo 2018
                                              Dental Industry Award - Portman Dental Care
                                              The Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care
                                              Private Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care
                                              Elite Practice Award - Portman Dental Care