Meneage Dental in Helston, Cornwall, for the 13th year in succession has been awarded the National accolade from the British Dental Association, Good Practice Scheme.

Membership to the British Dental Association Good Practice Scheme demonstrates a trusted mark of quality dentistry and depends on the whole dental team complying with the National Standards set.

The award assures the services and information to patients is of a high standard.   It is all about good communication, safer working environment and guidance of working Practice Policies.   Thus achieving the best possible out comes for our patients.

bdaPractice Quality Policy Statement.

1. Our practice aims to provide dental care of a consistently good quality for all patients. We have management systems to help us and which define each practice member’s responsibilities’ when looking after you.

2. In proposing treatment we will take account of your own wishes. We will explain options, where appropriate, and costs, so that you can make an informed choice. We will always explain what we are doing.

3. We will do all we can to look after your general health. We will ask you about your general health, and about any medicines being taken. This helps us to treat you safely. We keep all information about you confidential.

4. Contamination control is also essential to the safety of our patients. Every practice member receives training in practice systems for contamination control.

5. We screen all patients for mouth cancer at routine examinations. We ask patients about tobacco and alcohol use because they increase your oral cancer risk.

6. Practice working methods are reviewed regularly at meetings of all staff. We encourage all staff to make suggestions for improving the care we give patients.

7. We regularly ask patients for their views on our services. We have systems for dealing promptly with patient complaints and for ensuring that lessons are learnt from any mistakes that we make.

8. All dentist and dental healthcare professionals in the practice take part in continuing professional education, meeting the General Dental Councils requirements‘. We aim to keep up to date with current thinking on all aspects of general dentistry, including preventive care which reduces your need for treatment.

9. All staff joining the practice are given training in practice-wide procedures. Once a year, there is an individual review of training needs for everyone in the practice.

10. All members of the practice know of the need to ensure that dentists and team members are working safely. In the unlikely event that a dentist or member of the team in this practice becomes unfit to practise, we have systems to ensure that concerns are investigated and, if necessary acted upon.

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