Your orthodontic journey

We want to make sure you know what to expect when you visit a Dentalign orthodontist.

Interested in learning more about Dentalign and Orthodontics? Visit our Dentalign Specialists here at Oasis Dental Care

Below is a step-by-step guide of the process we will take you through to straighten your smile:

 

 

  1. 1Arrange a consultation

    Find a dental practice to arrange an appointment using our practice finder and arrange a consultation to discuss the options available to achieve your desired results. If you’re under 18, we will review if you’re a suitable candidate for NHS treatment.

    Interested in learning more about Dentalign and Orthodontics? Visit our Dentalign Specialists here at Oasis Dental Care

  2. 2Select a treatment option and finance plan

    In consultation with your orthodontist, you will select the treatment option that best suits your requirements as well as review the different payment plans available for your treatment.

  3. 3Begin your treatment

    Attend the practice to begin your treatment. You will need to attend the practice regularly throughout the course of your treatment to ensure progress is maintained.

  4. 4Complete your treatment

    Complete your orthodontic treatment and remove any braces or orthodontic devises.

  5. 5Regular check-up's

    Maintain a regular check-up with your dentist to ensure you preserve your new smile.

Under-18s patient journey flow diagram

Initial letter to parent to confirm receipt of referral & response form offering

Option 1
Private
consultation

  1. Qualify for
    NHS treatment
  2. Return to NHS waiting
    list or start private
  3. Letter to GDP
  1. Do not qualify for
    NHS treatment
  2. Accept/No treatment
    or start private
  3. Letter to GDP

On completion of treatment a retainer is fitted and supervision continues for a further year

Option 2
Waiting list for NHS consultation

  1. Top of waiting list
    letter sent
  2. NHS assessment
  3. Qualify and ready
  4. Treatment waiting list or start private
  5. Letter to GDP
  1. No response
  2. Reminder letter sent
  3. Not ready
  4. Review
  5. Letter to GDP

Adult patient journey flow diagram

Letter to patient offering:

Option 1

  1. Free assessment
  2. Start treatment
  3. Letter to GDP
  1. No response
  2. Reminder letter sent
  3. No response
  4. Letter to GDP

Option 2

  1. Full consultation £75
  2. Start treatment
  3. Letter to GDP
  1. No response
  2. Reminder letter sent
  3. No response
  4. Letter to GDP

On completion of treatment a retainer is fitted and supervision continues for a further year

We always respond promptly to referral requests and provide the highest standard of communication and patient care

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