COVID-19

Markham street reopening: In light with the current climate and following the guidance of Australian Dental association, we are now open and providing both emergency dental care and some selected dental general services.  

What we are doing to ensure your safety during this time

Your safety is our top priority. Dentistry has been recognised as having the highest level of infection control standards. You can be assured that you are visiting a clean, hygienic, sterile environment where our team is committed to maintaining the highest standards of infection control in our practice. Due to COVID-19, when you visit next, you will notice some changes to the way we do things. We have put some extra precautionary measures in place, including:

  • added screening questions for patients when making or confirming appointments
  • additional of a mouth rinse prior to many dental procedures
  • directing patients to wash and sanitise their hands before and after appointments
  • removing magazines and toys in our reception area
  • modifying our reception spaces and encouraging people to wait outdoors where possible to ensure social distancing.
  • Sanitisers placed in reception area, waiting area

Services provided under level 2 restrictions

  • General examinations- examinations, x-rays
  • Orthodontic consultations
  • Orthodontic reviews
  • Fillings done under rubber dam- rubber dam is a sheet of rubber used to isolate the tooth/teeth there by preventing water from dental drills to mix with saliva there by creating aerosols,rubber dam use will be assessed for all cases requiring fillings to see if these can be applied with ease,in cases where the application of rubber dam is not ideal, fillings won’t be undertaken.
  • Extractions of both symptomatic and asymptomatic teeth
  • Denture procedures
  • Management of jaw joint problems
  • Preventative procedures such as application of topical fluorides
  • Selected crowns if urgent
  • Medical management of soft tissue presentations such as ulcers, dental absces
  • Fabrication of bleaching trays, orthodontic plastic retainers
  • Root canal treatment under rubber dam
  • Medical management of soft tissue presentations such as ulcers, dental abscess
  • Impressions
  • Fabrication of bleaching trays, orthodontic plastic retainers
  • Root canal treatment under rubber dam

We will defer the following services

  • Teeth cleaning
  • Periodontal / gum treatment
  • Surgical implant placement
  • Surgical extractions
  • Fillings where rubber dam application is not ideal
  • Bonding of orthodontic brackets for orthodontic patients