What will happen on seeing a dentist?
Where can I find a dentist?
There are more than 2000 registered dentists in Hong Kong. They are assessed and recognized by the Hong Kong Dental Council. Among them, most are in private practice. The list of registered dentists and their clinic addresses can be found on the website of the Hong Kong Dental Council which is 'http://www.dchk.org.hk/tc/list/list.htm'.
What can the dentist help me?
A dentist will check and record your oral health condition, provide a treatment plan for you. Besides treating oral diseases, a dentist may also provide suitable oral care advices to you to improve your tooth cleaning method, and provide other relevant advices to you to improve oral health and prevent oral diseases like dietary habits or quitting smoking, taking care of your oral health holistically.
The decision on the choice of treatment and its procedures should be made according to the clinical diagnosis, the patient's factor and the patient's preference. The dental treatment procedures described here are according to general situations only. The treatment procedures may be different for different people according to their clinical situations.