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The Importance of Replacing Your Toothbrush Every Now and Then

The Importance of Replacing Your Toothbrush Every Now and Then

When was the last time you replaced your toothbrush? If you can’t remember, the chances are you’re due for a new one. We often neglect or forget to change our toothbrushes, but it is really important for our oral health. Changing your toothbrush regularly ensures you...

What Is A Dental Filling And When Do I Need One?

What Is A Dental Filling And When Do I Need One?

Dental fillings are one of the most common dental procedures. They are used to treat tooth decay by filling holes known as cavities or areas of missing teeth. Cavities can cause pain, sensitivity and only get worse over time. A dental filling is a relatively quick and...

Children’s Tooth Decay: Causes and Treatment Options

Children’s Tooth Decay: Causes and Treatment Options

Cavities (aka tooth decay) are fairly common in young children. With 4 in 10 non-indigenous and 6 in 10 indigenous kids having holes in their baby teeth. This is because children can be at greater risk of tooth decay than adults. The enamel (tough outer layer) is much...

Are Translucent Teeth a Sign of Bad Oral Health?

Are Translucent Teeth a Sign of Bad Oral Health?

You may have noticed some of your teeth beginning to look translucent around the edges. There are a few causes of this. Even with the best oral hygiene habits, you can still form translucent teeth. If you are concerned you should speak to your dentist.  At Beaches...

What is Preventative Dentistry and Why Should You Consider It?

What is Preventative Dentistry and Why Should You Consider It?

Preventative dentistry can save you time and money in the long run. If you take care of your oral health now, you may prevent issues from occurring later on. These issues may include tooth decay and gum disease, which can both be painful and costly to manage....

Why do I Always Wake Up with a Dry Mouth?

Why do I Always Wake Up with a Dry Mouth?

Waking up with a dry mouth can be very uncomfortable. Luckily you can usually relieve it quickly by drinking some water. But what are the causes of dry mouth? Can we prevent it from occurring in the first place? We’ll answer those questions and more in this article. ...

Why You Should Always Keep Teeth Flossing Tools in Your Home

Why You Should Always Keep Teeth Flossing Tools in Your Home

Flossing is a step that many of us overlook but it should be a regular part of your oral care routine. Flossing helps to remove food that your toothbrush may miss. It also helps to remove plaque and other build-ups. There are different types of teeth flossing tools on...

Closing the Gap – 3 Options for Replacing a Missing Tooth

Closing the Gap – 3 Options for Replacing a Missing Tooth

Missing teeth are an issue that probably affects more people than you realise. You can lose teeth at any age, for a multitude of reasons. Missing teeth can be a result of injury, gum disease, poor dental hygiene, and more. Luckily, there are options for replacing a...

Smile Transformation at Beaches Dental Mona Vale

Smile Transformation at Beaches Dental Mona Vale

We’re not all born with perfect smiles. In fact, it would be nearly impossible to have a naturally perfect and symmetrical smile. At Beaches Dental Mona Vale, we want patients to have healthy smiles that they love. A smile transformation uses cosmetic dentistry to...

Understanding the Difference between Fillings and Crowns

Understanding the Difference between Fillings and Crowns

When it comes to fixing tooth damage or decay, there are lots of options. These options can seem overwhelming and confusing. However, treatment options are specific to different issues. Speaking to a qualified dentist can help your understanding and decision making....

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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.

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