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Fight Against Cavities: Does Filling A Cavity Hurt?

Fight Against Cavities: Does Filling A Cavity Hurt?

A cavity is essentially a hole in your tooth caused by tooth decay. Without treatment cavities will continue  to get larger causing further tooth destruction as they can`t be cleaned   out by ordinary brushing. They can also lead to quite painful consequences and...

Fight Against Cavities: How To Prevent Cavity From Getting Worse

Fight Against Cavities: How To Prevent Cavity From Getting Worse

When you were a child, your parents would have told you lollies and sweets are a treat only and that you need to brush your teeth twice a day. It wasn’t just to keep you off the sugar rush. It turns out tooth decay is a diet-related condition. Dental health is such a...

Fight Against Cavities: What Does A Tooth Cavity Look Like

Fight Against Cavities: What Does A Tooth Cavity Look Like

Do you get nervous at the thought of going to the dentist? Well you are not alone.Studies have found that one in six Australian adults and one in ten Australian kids have fears about visiting  the dentist. Among specific population sub-groups, dental fear is even more...

What To Do If A Tooth Gets Knocked Out While Playing Sports

What To Do If A Tooth Gets Knocked Out While Playing Sports

Adults and children alike can suffer tooth injuries from sports. Research has shown that half of field hockey players have sustained at least one oral or face injury while playing the sport.. The main oral injuries sustained  from sports  include chipped, loosened,...

Sleep Dentistry: The Answer To Your Pain-Free Dental Experience

Sleep Dentistry: The Answer To Your Pain-Free Dental Experience

Does thinking of having a filling make your body clench in fear? Many people are so scared about going to the dentist that they avoid dental treatment until they have pain.. Research shows that dental anxiety is so severe that 1 in 3 people would instead let their...

When To Get Dentures

When To Get Dentures

Dentures can be very important if you have missing teeth. People have many reasons why they get dentures. If you have missing teeth, dentures can help restore function and aesthetics to your bite and smile.  But you may have questions about dentures. Some questions...

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures 3: How Do Dental Bridges Work

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures 3: How Do Dental Bridges Work

If you have a missing tooth, a dental bridge can help restore the function and look of your teeth. But you may have questions about getting dental bridges. We aim to help answer these questions before you consider getting a dental bridge to restore your missing tooth....

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures 2: Dental Veneers Pros and Cons

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures 2: Dental Veneers Pros and Cons

Did you know that over 50% of people suffer from various oral health issues? Some of these problems can make you feel less confident and affect your self-esteem. One way to achieve a brighter smile and enhance the appearance of your teeth is by getting dental veneers....

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures 1: Why Dental Implants?

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures 1: Why Dental Implants?

By adulthood, you will have thirty-two teeth in total, including the molars that erupt later on in life. People commonly overlook dental health as part of their overall wellbeing, which is alarming since adult teeth are permanent, and losing one can affect a person’s...

BRIEF: Is it Safe to Get Dental Fillings During Pregnancy?

BRIEF: Is it Safe to Get Dental Fillings During Pregnancy?

Multiple studies have been conducted both in Australia and overseas determining that your dental health can directly affect the overall health of your body. Cardiovascular disease and diabetes are well published for such links. Therefore, putting off dental treatments...

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HICAPS

Beaches Dental Mona Vale is part of HICAPS allowing us to process most health fund claims at the time of your appointment leaving only the gap for payment. We do need your card to swipe it to make the payment so make sure you have it with you at your appointment.

We also provide you with a treatment plan outlining the relevant item numbers for you to be able to check with your health fund prior to your appointment to know exactly what will be covered and what your rebate will be.

Please note – Not all health funds are covered under Hicaps (it does cover all major and most minor health funds though). In the case your health fund is not covered you will need to pay the fee in full and claim back from your health fund.

VETERANS AFFAIRS (DVA)

Veterans Affairs provides extensive cover for Gold and White card holders (full and partial cover) we are happy to except both at Beaches Dental Mona Vale as we appreciate the service given by the men and women of the Australian Armed Forces.

CHILD DENTL BENEFITS SCHEME (CDBS)
The government is allowing $1000 of dental treatment over a two year period for eligible children through your local dentist. MEDICARE should notify you of your eligibility (based on your income for that year) but our reception staff can check for you.
STERILISATION

Here at Beaches Dental Mona Vale we are committed to patient safety and following infection control guidelines. Our nurses are all trained in infection control and our sterilising team have 2 autoclaves with surgical tracking to make you to feel safe and confident when receiving treatment.

PATIENT FORMS

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COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY
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