ABOUT OUR PRACTICE
Lodge House is a private dental practice. We are located towards the Springfield Road junction of Victoria Road. There is parking for up to six patient cars on the premises. The other car park is conveniently located at the Riverside Leisure Centre and the retail unit opposite the leisure centre.
We have created a small close knit practice that has one dentist and two general dental council registered nurses. This small team enables us to form a close bond of trust between the patient and our practice.
Our opening hours are:
- 7:30 am – 18:00 pm Monday
- 7:30 am – 18:00 pm Tuesday
- 7:30 am – 14:00 pm Wednesday
- 7:30 am – 18:00 pm Thursday
- 7:30 am – 14:00 pm Friday
The practice is open daily weekdays from 7.30 a.m with two late evenings during the working week.Weekend opening hours are arranged with special arrangement for patients who are unable to attend during the normal working hours.
24 Hour Emergency Dentistry
We provide care out of hours in case of an emergency. If you have a dental emergency and need to see a dentist in Chelmsford, our dentist lives near the practice and is available on call.
Our emergency number: 01245 354 383. Please follow the telephonce instructions.
Fees for our services
Our practice runs on a fee per item service. Our routine six monthly dental maintenance appointments are of fixed cost but treatment costs vary according to the needs of the patient.
Every patient is given an estimate before commencement of treatment. The cost of treatment can be paid by cash, credit card, cheques or standing order.
Our Cancellation Policy
We prefer to have 48 hours cancellation notice and failure to do so may result in a charge being made to the patient.
Basic Questions & Answers
During dental treatment the dental nurse is the treatment co-ordinator and any questions you may have regarding your treatment will be happily answered by the dental team.
We are a member of the British Dental Association and follow the recommended clinical governance tool kit for good practice.
We are also a member of the Society for Advancement of Anesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD) and have achieved a glowing report for our facility catering for anxious patients.
We have practice policies and protocols covering all aspects of decontamination and sterilization. We follow guidelines issued by the Department of Health HCM01-05 documents and other policies recommended by the BDA good practice guide.