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Routine Examinations Are Key For Oral Health

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Benefits of Routine Examinations every Six Months

Did you know that regular routine dental examinations are just as important when it comes to your oral health as brushing your teeth each day?

At Sloan Dental, we know that the best way to avoid the need for complex dental work in the future is to focus on preventing problems which our patients might have today from escalating in the first place. This is why we recommend that each our patients schedule a thorough routine examination at least once every six months.


NHS fees are the same for every dental practice in Scotland and are available upon request. A copy of our private fees is available in the practice.


Our practices are opened from the early hours until early evening so we can be sure to have an appointment available for everyone.


Here at Sloan Dental, we are proud of the 12-month guarantee that we offer with all our Private and NHS treatments.

20% Off

Patients who are members of the Sloan Dental Payment Plan are entitled to 20% off the normal cost of all private treatments. “Bishopton Practice Only.”

Your Questions Answered

A: While you hopefully brush your teeth at least twice a day, even the most stringent home oral hygiene regimen can’t completely prevent the buildup of plaque. Much more importantly, dental patients themselves will rarely be able to spot the early warning signs of dental caries forming, nor know how to spot the early signs of gum inflammation or other oral abnormalities.

Thankfully, a routine examination can help spot the earliest signs of cavities forming and/or more complex gum concerns. This is why during your next routine examination, your Sloan dentist will:

Take a full dental chart of your teeth and assess each tooth's condition
Check for gums for signs of inflammation and the onset of periodontal disease
Check your occlusion (bite) and jaw movability
Check the stability of existing filled teeth, veneers, crowns and bridges
Assess your need for replacement or restoration of decayed teeth
If necessary, take X-rays to check for hidden oral health problems

A: Did you know that even minor gum inflammation can be indicated if diabetes?

At Sloan Dental, our dentists use routine examinations as an opportunity to check for signs of everything from tooth decay to oral cancer. This is important as detecting such problems early is vital. In fact, because gum disease itself is the leading cause of tooth loss in the UK, a simple routine examination can save you thousands in the long term.

Are you ready to stay ahead of the game when it comes to your oral hygiene? If so, let us help. Benefit from friendlier and more thorough routine dental examinations by scheduling an appointment with Sloan Dental today. Once you do, we guarantee to take just as exemplary care of your oral hygiene as we do our own.

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  • The road to great oral hygiene starts here
  • NHS patients welcomed
  • Affordable with various payment methods
  • 0% finance available for orthodontic treatments
  • Two practices, Bishopton and Motherwell

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Carfin Practice

18 Bell Quadrant, Carfin, Lanarkshire, ML1 4GN 01698 267137

Bishopton Practice

105 Greenock Road, Bishopton, Glasgow, PA7 5AX 01505 862272

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What our patients say

Sloan Dental operates two dental practices in the heart of Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire. Our dental surgery in Carfin, Motherwell has many happy patients throughout the area, including patients from: Bellshill, Wishaw, Salsburgh, Airdrie, and Chapelhall. Our dental surgery in Bishopton, Renfrewshire has patients throughout the area, including patients from: Clydebank, Renfrew, Old Kilpatrick, Houston, Erskine, Paisley, Kilmacolm, Langbank, and Port Glasgow. We are now booking patients for Straight Teeth For Summer in Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire. We also offer skin care treatments such as Botox, Dermal Fillers, Wrinkle Softening and more in both practices. Please read through the information on the site and use the contact form if you have any enquiries about our popular treatments.