There are three types of X-rays your dentist may suggest:
If you are an nib customer attending your no-gap check-up your dentist will provide the following treatment:
Check your teeth and gums for any problems
Scale and clean
Remove scale, polish and then apply a fluoride treatment, which will help to reduce the incidence of dental decay
Discuss further treatment
Treatment you may need and provide you with a plan (if treatment is necessary) outlining the proposed treatment and costs. Feel free to ask the dentist any questions you have during your appointment. They’ll be happy to provide the extra information you might need to help you make an informed decision about your treatment.
*Payment by nib of dental benefits is subject to serving relevant waiting periods, annual limits and service limits. Check your cover by visiting Online Services or call 13 16 42. The dental check-up covers an examination, scale, clean and fluoride treatment (x-rays, dentures not included). 100% back dental excludes DentalPass members. The services provided will be deducted from your annual limits and/or service limits. If any of the listed procedures are unable to be carried out due to a patient’s health history and/or condition, they will not be provided nor substituted by other items. nib Dental Care and Pacific Smiles Dental Centres are owned and operated by Pacific Smiles Group Limited ABN 42 103 087 449. The nib Dental Care Centre trademark is owned by nib health funds ABN 83 000 124 381 and is used under license by Pacific Smiles Group Limited. Quality dental services are provided at nib Dental Care and Pacific Smiles Dental Centres by independent dentists.