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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....

Fillings: What’s Involved and Why You May Need One

Fillings: What’s Involved and Why You May Need One

‘You need a filling’ is something we all dread to hear. Fillings are not exclusive to adults; they can be needed at any age including during childhood. Fillings come about because of tooth decay or damage. When tooth decay occurs, the enamel on your teeth begins to...

Why Using a Soft Toothbrush is Best for Your Teeth and Gums

Why Using a Soft Toothbrush is Best for Your Teeth and Gums

It can be a contentious argument. Some people will only use a hard toothbrush because it gives that "clean feeling", while others may find hard toothbrushes painful to use. Well, if you prefer soft then you're in luck because it is what most dentists recommend. As a...

Oral Health Issues that Might Indicate Diabetes

Oral Health Issues that Might Indicate Diabetes

Many people overlook their mouth when it comes to their overall health. You may not realise how closely your oral health is linked to the rest of your body. Your mouth is the first point of entry. It will often exhibit the first tell-tale signs of a problem within...

5 Reasons Why Not to Neglect Your Oral Health

5 Reasons Why Not to Neglect Your Oral Health

We're sure we’re all guilty of skipping a day of flossing or missing a dental check-up. Nobody’s perfect after all. While these occasional slip-ups are ok, it is important to make dental care a regular part of your schedule. Oral health is integral to your overall...

Making Tooth Brushing Fun For Kids

Making Tooth Brushing Fun For Kids

Getting kids to brush their teeth can be a battle, but it is important to persist and establish these habits from an early age. Teaching your kids to have good oral health can set them on the track to lifelong health. This may minimise the need for fillings and other...

Maintaining Your Family’s Oral Health When You’re Busy

Maintaining Your Family’s Oral Health When You’re Busy

As your Northern Beaches Family Dentist, we have families of our own and understand how busy life can get. Thankfully there are ways of maintaining your family’s oral health that needn’t take much time. Maintaining your family’s oral health comes down to three key...

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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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