What We Do

Gunnedah Dental Centre offers a full range of dental therapies based on sound, proven dental science.  From your initial examination, diagnosis and treatment plan, reference is always made to current best practice.  Our practice participates in the Child Dental Benefits Schedule.

Treatment Planning

Regular examinations of your teeth and gums help you monitor and prevent dental disease. It’s up to you to stop the dentist picking up the drill!  To enable us to provide a risk assessment and management program for your dental disease, we use the CAMBRA system If indicated, you will be shown proven preventive programs aimed at limiting oral damage. Gunnedah Dental

Treatment

Treatments appropriate to maintenance, rehabilitation, aesthetics, and relief of pain for teeth and gums are offered. The link to the Australian Dental Association, will give appropriate answers to the commonly asked questions, (FAQs), on the wide range of dental topics.

Latest Technology

The Gunnedah Dental Centre uses modern technologies to facilitate treatment.  We use a totally integrated computer management system, Exact, that we have been updating since installation in 1996. This stores all information, clinical and management. Digital x-rays are stored there with the clinical notes.  Enhanced vision through the use of a Dental Operating Microscope is used. Our ceramic and prosthetic technicians use CAD/CAM equipment for the production of high grade crowns, bridges and implant crowns and abutments. All instruments are Autoclaved with the latest Class B autoclaves and these are regularly tested to ensure proper function.

Dental Services we provide include;

  • preventive treatments and advice
  • restorative procedures
  • crown and bridge
  • *dental implants
  • root canal therapy
  • periodontal or gum therapies
  • *oral surgery
  • removable dentures
  • Orthodontics – ranging from minor tooth movements to referral to specialist orthodontists
  • new and tested contemporary treatments, materials and technology used
  • access to a strong specialist referral team
  • Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding ensure all risks have been explained to you.

We use only Australian dental laboratories.

The staff at Gunnedah Dental Centre us high quality Australian owned and operated dental laboratories for all crowns, bridges, dentures and orthodontic appliances.  We have a very close relationship with teams at Custom Dental Ceramics and Orthoplant Dental Laboratory

What does all this dental language mean?

Need an explanation for all those terms? Here is a link to the Australian Dental Association (ADA) website. The ADA site includes Frequently Asked Questions, fact sheets, videos and other resources

Payment Facilities

The Gunnedah Dental Centre accepts the usual payment methods including cheques and EFTPOS and a HICAPS terminal to facilitate an immediate claim on your dental insurance provider (Health Fund)