The practice of dentistry is a profession. According to the Australian Association of Professions “A profession is a disciplined group of individuals who adhere to ethical standards and who hold themselves out as, and are accepted by the public as possessing special knowledge and skills in a widely recognised body of learning derived from research, education and training at a high level, and who are prepared to apply this knowledge and exercise these skills in the interest of others”.
Our view as dental professionals is that your teeth are very precious and non-renewable and any dental treatment must be undertaken with this in mind. The “biological cost” is paramount to us and a key consideration in the management of your dental care. Our view is that our patients are more than customers and of course the decision to seek dental treatment is very different from making a retail purchase. Our key philosophy is to support long term oral health of our patients including the ability to maintain any dental work.
HOW CAN WE HELP OR ADVISE?
We use only the best suppliers of materials for our dental work, and have long-standing relationships with a full range of dental specialists. Amongst the services we offer are:
• Routine check-ups, investigations and dental assessments
• New and replacement fillings in a range of materials
• Crown and bridge work; implants; veneers & other cosmetic restorations
• Endodontic therapy - sometimes referred to as 'root canal' work
• Treatment for sleep apnea
• Diagnosis and treatment of gum disease
• Tooth extraction and other minor oral surgical procedures
• Emergency services - toothache, pain, trauma
• Anxiety management - including nitrous oxide sedation
YOUR CHILDREN'S TEETH
Our team warmly welcomes children, and encourages them to feel as relaxed as possible for all of their visits to the dentist. It's our aim to help you and your children learn how to establish positive and healthy dental habits.
COSMETIC DENTISTRY & ELECTIVE DENTAL WORK
We are happy to discuss with patients the benefits, or otherwise, of elective dental work such as teeth whitening and what is often called 'cosmetic dentistry'. For more information on this subject, please go to the education section of our website and click to play the video entitled 'our view on cosmetic dentistry'.
If you would like to discuss any aspect of your dental health, please feel free to contact us to make an appointment.