10th March 2023

Carole’s Story – All on Four

I am a long-standing patient of Gavin’s at Dental Solutions and before him with Angus at Lakeside Dental Surgery in Lymm- so overall about 45 years. I had an All on Four treatment 8 years ago in June 2011.

I was one of the first people in the UK to have the All on Four treatment procedure with Richard Brookshaw and I have to say that it’s the best thing that I could have had done. Before the treatment, I wouldn’t smile as I hated my teeth so much. It was my husband who encouraged me to have the treatment before he died so I felt that I was honouring his wishes.

I was very clear in my own mind that I didn’t want a fake ‘Simon Cowell’ white or straight smile – I wanted my teeth to look natural and slightly crooked and Gavin and the technical team worked really hard to get them looking just right. I couldn’t have been happier when they were first fitted. I could also eat exactly what I like. I remember my late husband having to take out his dentures in order to taste his food, and I knew that I’d never want to be in the same situation. I have much more confidence than I had before the procedure – I go to yoga regularly and maintain a very active lifestyle thanks mainly to my dog.

Over the eight years since All on Four treatment, I have just had one problem which was completely of my own making. I was biting a fingernail and I chipped one of the teeth. Fortunately, I was able to come into the practice to wait in comfort whilst the technician repaired the tooth there and then.

To anyone considering All on Four treatment, I would say bite the bullet and do it. The whole team at Dental Solutions are fantastic, the treatment doesn’t hurt, and you can have a full and fun life without the worry and inconvenience of dentures.

Interested in All on Four? Book a consultation today or get in touch with our helpful reception team on 01925 756565. You won’t regret it!

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Michael Sparke
Michael Sparke
2024-05-17
Initially I was quite apprehensive about having 2 implants, but upon my consultation with Gavin ., i felt encouraged by his knowledge and advice . The whole experience in a very relaxed atmosphere could not have been any better. I am well impressed by their professionalism and expertise in this Practice and would most certainly give them a Top Class recommendation .
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Kay Burton
2024-05-15
I just had my implant fitted today, the whole process was painless, I'm so pleased with everything and would highly recommend Dental solutions, the whole team was fabulous 👌
Mike White
Mike White
2024-01-29
The best experience. When you step through the door you are met by the friendliest receptionist,Which continues through the practice. If you want the best dental care and treatments across the board this is where you need to go.
Charlotte Bell
Charlotte Bell
2023-12-15
I came to dental solutions with severe anxiety of dentists and Lauren was so helpful, kind and patient with me. For the first time in years I've found a dentist who I feel comfortable with. Thank you
Gill S
Gill S
2023-10-27
I had a wisdom tooth extracted by Gavin after having toothache due to my tooth breaking. I was nervous as I had not had a tooth removed by injection before. Gavin was reassuring, explained the procedure fully and it was over quickly with no pain. All staff at the practice are caring, friendly and professional and I have been going for many years. I highly recommend Dental Solutions.
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K.WEDGE
2023-09-06
Thank you to Gavin and team at Dental Solutions for the superb dental work done yesterday. As well as being highly professional and very good at what they do the place has a great atmosphere which makes going to the dentist a pleasure.
tracy grensinger
tracy grensinger
2023-07-02
Amazing experience. I felt in safe friendly professional hands with all the team . Thank you!
Zoe Manley
Zoe Manley
2023-06-30
Can’t speak highly enough of this practice and in particular Lauren. 2 years ago I walked in and was so nervous I cried just as the sight of the chair. Her and the staff have been so patient and understanding and have worked with me to overcome my phobia. This week I had a filling and was absolutely fine, my family couldn’t believe it. Reception staff are lovely and really accommodating too. So glad I found them, I don’t dread the dentist anymore.
David Partridge
David Partridge
2023-05-10
A really Five Star Dental Practice! Upon arrival I was greeted by their most friendly welcoming receptionists. it seems nothing is 'too much trouble' to them. Gavin is similarly very friendly and the surgery is kitted out with the most high-tech modern equipment. On my first visit Gavin examined my teeth and explained my options to me giving me his recommendation for treatment and reasons why. Their Co-ordinator prepared a detailed quote for my treatment and went through it in detail with me, ensuring I understood everything; she had plenty of time for me as a patient. From the outset I had complete confidence in entrusting them with my dental care and the final results are truly amazing. Gavin and Richard could not have been more professional and my treatment was made as painless as possible. Dental Solutions provide a truly outstanding service and I thank them for my new 'long lost' smile and renewed confidence, especially when dining out and talking with people. I can't recommend them too highly.
Carole Dodwell
Carole Dodwell
2023-05-08
A first class experience from start to finish. Despite being fearful of visiting the dentist, Gavin put me at ease with his gentle unhurried manner. I was surprised at how relaxed I actually felt undergoing treatment for a crown and the removal/replacement of front teeth veneers. Having felt self conscious about my front teeth for a long time, I decided to have my old veneers replaced. The results were amazing and far exceeded my expectations. What Gavin achieved was nothing short of a work of art, boosting my confidence tenfold. The practice itself is very welcoming, the customer service excellent and the staff are all very friendly and kind. I cannot recommend this dental practise highly enough.
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