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Your regular dental check up

Posted on Nov 14, 2014 in Dental Practice News

Your regular dental check up

At Gwendent we understand the importance of being able to have your regular six monthly dental examination. At this appointment we not only do we check the health your teeth but we make sure that your gums and surrounding soft tissues are healthy as well. Many of our patients now prefer to make their sixth monthly visit in advance to ensure that they have the time of day that they prefer without having to wait for an appointment after their reminder to arrives in the post. We do also send out reminder cards in the mail for those who prefer to...

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Congratulations Lauren, Rachel and Lee

Posted on Nov 3, 2014 in Dental Practice News

Congratulations Lauren, Rachel and Lee

In the last twelve months we have seen some changes at Gwendent. Lauren, Rachel and Lee have all had precious additions to their families. Lauren has welcomed baby Seth, Rachel baby Duke and Lee baby Rachel. All are well, healthy and happy. By now many of you will have come to know Katie and Amanda who quickly settled into our team here at Gwendent. Both experienced in Dental Assisting and Reception they along with Leanne, Louise and myself are happy to help answer any questions that you may have regarding your Dental Health and dental...

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How We Look After You

Posted on Nov 3, 2014 in Dental Practice News

How We Look After You

As part of looking after your teeth you can be assured at Gwendent that all our staff are fully trained in the most up to date Sterilisation and Infection Control procedures. Our open Sterilisation bay allows you to observe all steps involved in assuring that the instruments used in our dental procedures are cleaned, packed, wrapped, sterilised and tracked. As an Accredited Dental Practice with QIP and the ADA our autoclaves are serviced and calibrated in line with these infection control guidelines. Our bar code tracking system ensures that...

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You and your Health Fund

Posted on Oct 13, 2013 in Dental Practice News

You and your Health Fund

Many of our patients here at Gwendent have private health insurance. With so many and varied insurance policies available through a variety of health funds we are often asked the question “What will my Health Fund give me back?” Here at Gwendent we can outline many treatment options with a written estimate. These estimates include tooth and item numbers to assist you and your health fund to calculate your out of pocket payment. After a consultation or examination we are able to outline most treatments.In some of the more involved...

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A word about our crowns

Posted on Jul 15, 2013 in Dental Practice News

A word about our crowns

We have had some questions about where our crowns are made. With so many products being made overseas now days, this is a very reasonable thing to ask. Here at Gwendent all of our crowns, bridges, implant crowns and dentures and splints are proudly Australian made. With our laboratory being local we can liaise easily with their highly skilled technicians. Any adjustments that need to be made can be done quickly and with minimal fuss. With critical shade selection for anterior teeth we can make you an appointment for you with our laboratory...

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Do All Teeth Whiten?

Posted on Jul 15, 2013 in Dental Practice News

Do All Teeth Whiten?

There is strong evidence in the literature that teeth which are fundamentally yellow in colour respond best to whitening procedures (1). With patients whose baseline shade is very light, opacity in the enamel may be result from whitening. With these patients alternative procedures such as lightening (using Tooth Mousse) can be of benefit. (2) Severe forms of intrinsic staining such as from Tetracycline use while teeth are developing, are the most challenging and can be resistant to conventional bleaching treatments based on carbamide or...

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Winners of our Toothbrush Competition

Posted on Nov 5, 2012 in Dental Practice News

Winners of our Toothbrush Competition

During September and October every person who had an appointment with Gwen or Lee were given the chance to be part of a draw to win one of two Phillips Sonicare electric tooth brush. Read about the Sonicare Electric Toothbrush on the Phillips website > The winner of our September draw was: Elizabeth Cousin The winner of our October draw was: John Tucker  ...

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Spring is on its way

Posted on Aug 28, 2012 in Dental Practice News

Spring is on its way

    With winter almost over we are looking forward to opening our doors and windows to the more tepid breezes of spring. Our winter whitening offer has proved to be a huge success. As the wind and rain brought temperatures below 10 degrees we all here at the dental surgery took the opportunity to lighten our smiles a shade or two. It was fun to see our clients smiles brighten too as the weeks progressed. While we close the door on winter, September and October will bring every person who has an appointment with Gwen or Lee a chance...

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Introducing Dr Lee Erwin – a wonderful addition to our practice

Posted on May 15, 2012 in Dental Practice News

Introducing Dr Lee Erwin – a wonderful addition to our practice

We are proud to introduce you to our new Dentist, Dr Lee Erwin. Lee studied her Dentistry at the University of Queensland and has practiced in Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast to date. We are fortunate that she has decided to move to our great state of New South Wales and continue her dental career in my practice. I appreciate having a dentist working alongside of me with the same commitment to paying attention to detail and aiming to perform the high standard of dentistry we all expect. Lee is passionate about her dentistry and keeps herself...

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