Hallcraig
Dental Care
Hallcraig Dental Care
01236 749756

Hallcraig Dental Care Airdrie Scotland

Patient Information

Practice Details

Welcome

The Dental Practice offers a full range of NHS and private dental services for you and your family and aims to achieve the highest standards possible. Among the services we can provide are: hygiene and preventive advice from routine restorations, crowns, bridges and veneers; gum treatments, dentures and routine check ups. Giving you regular dental advice to help you take care of your teeth and gums should reduce the need for dental treatment.

We also offer intravenous sedation to help nervous patients who are anxious about receiving dental treatment.

New Patients

We provide dental care for adults and children under the NHS. We also offer a variety of private treatments that are not available on the NHS. Please contact a member of our reception team who will assist you with price lists. If you wish to register with this practice please contact our receptionist, who will make an appointment for a new patient dental check. Please also inform them if you are a nervous patient as we are very caring and offer services which can help you with dental phobia.

Staff – The Dental Team

Dentist(s)

  • Dr Lindsay Gibson (female), BDS, Practice owner and principal dentist, GDC number 113419. Registration July 2007, Dundee.

  • Dr Ian Miller (male), BDS, Full time associate, GDC number 191129. Registration July 2010, Dundee.

  • Dr Malcolm McFazdean (male), BDS, Full time associate, GDC number 227244. Registration June 2012, Glasgow.

Dental Nurses

  • Stefanie Smith (female), Qualified Dental Nurse. GDC 186613
  • Gemma Mills (female), Qualified Dental Nurse. GDC 279376
  • Sara Hamilton (female), Qualified Dental Nurse. GDC 272277
  • Caitlyn Brown (female), Qualified Dental Nurse. GDC 270076
  • Donna Dunsmore (female), Qualified Dental Nurse. GDC 160696
  • Jodie Ramsey (female), Trainee Dental Nurse.

Opening Hours

  • Monday 9.00am - 7.00pm.

  • Tuesday 9.00am - 5.00pm.

  • Wednesday 9.00am - 5.00pm.

  • Thursday 9.00am 5.00pm.

  • Friday 9.00am 5.00pm.

Dr Lindsay Gibson does not provide a late night Monday, and her book is closed at 5pm every night.

Appointments

  • Telephone reception on 01236 749 756 or call in person to make an appointment.

  • You will receive a text message reminder of your appointment 2 days beforehand if you have provided us with your mobile number.

  • You will receive appointments for regular check-ups via text reminder or via a letter in post. You will be provided with only one reminder.

  • You will receive a text message reminder of your dental appointment 2 days before the date of your appointment.

  • If you are unable to keep an appointment, please give us at least 24 hours notice. Please note that if you miss an appointment without providing prior notice, a charge will be made. The practice can provide a cancellation policy document on charges.

Emergency and Out-of-hours Care

If you have a dental emergency, when possible telephone reception during opening hours. You will then be given an appointment in a time-frame that is appropriate to your needs. If you require urgent care you will be seen the same day. If you require emergency care, you will be given advice to help manage the symptoms and be seen within 24 hours. If you have a dental emergency when the practice is not open, telephone reception and a recorded message will give details of our out-of-hours service. Advice can be given over the phone by contacting NHS24 on 111. Weekend emergencies may be given an appointment at Wishaw General Hospital via NHS24 if deemed appropriate.

Care and Treatment

  • Preventative treatments include oral hygiene advice, scale and polish, gum treatment, mouthguards and radiographs.

  • Restorative treatments include Amalgam fillings, white fillings, crowns, bridges and veneers, root canal fillings, and restorations on implants (once implant placed).

  • Prosthetics (dentures) both NHS and Private, acrylic and cobalt chrome.

  • Cosmetic dentistry include tooth whitening (over 18), white fillings, metal free crowns, and bridges and veneers.

Charges

  • Any treatment offered (either NHS or private) will be estimated, discussed, and agreed with you in advance.

  • Private patients can choose to opt for a finance payment plan that allows you to spread the cost of your dental care. Ask at our reception for more details and a leaflet.

  • Charges for common procedures are as follows, (guidelines only):

    • X-rays, from £2.88.

    • Scale and polish, £11.40.

    • Silver filling, from £7.76.

    • Crown, from £112.60.

    • Root Canal Treatment, from £41.96.

    • Surgical treatment, prices vary according to need.

  • Payment can be made by cash, debit card or credit card.

  • If you are in receipt of benefits you may be entitled to free NHS dental treatment or with an HC3 you may be assisted with help paying your dental charges. Qualifying benefits are:

    • Under 18.
    • 18 and in full time education.
    • Expecting a baby.
    • Had a baby in the last 12 months.
    • Tax credit with NHS exemption certificate.
    • Income related job seekers allowance.
    • Pension credit guaranteed credit.
    • Income related employment support allowance.
    • Universal credit.

  • If you qualify for free dental treatment, you must bring along proof of exemption at each check-up appointment.

  • Interpreting services can be arranged via our reception team who can book an approved interpreter to facilitate your dental treatment for any patients who needs assistance with English.

Access and Facilities

  • The practice has no designated parking but there is on street parking for disabled badge holders for a number of hours. Situated 200 yards away is a multi-storey car park where patients can park. There is a ground floor level surgery for disabled persons’ use, with suitable corridors and doors. If you have any concerns about accessing our services please telephone for advice.

  • We have toilets adapted for use by disabled people.

  • We also have a children’s play area with books and simple toys; this is not supervised and parents are responsible for their own children.

Directions

  • The Practice is on Hallcraig Street in Airdrie. There are numerous buses which travel in to Airdrie town centre and stop within 5 minutes walk of the practice. Airdrie train station is also located 10 minutes walk away from the practice.

Practice Policies

  • The Practice has a number of policies to ensure that we provide the best possible care for our patients. All patient information is processed in line with the Data Protection Act 2018, and is treated with the strictest confidence.

Feedback

  • We welcome feedback from patients so please contact us with your views, either in person, by post, or by email using the practice contact form. We hope that you are happy with the services we provide. However, if you have a complaint please contact our receptionist, who will inform you of our complaints procedure.

 


Hallcraig Dental Care Airdrie Scotland