New precautionary measures in place to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19-Information

Notice to Patients about Coronavirus

At The Walk-In Dental Centre we take the health and safety of our patients, team members and families very seriously.

As the situation with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to evolve, we have introduced increased precautionary measures in our practice, to minimise the risk of exposure.

If you have an upcoming appointment within the next 14 days, please ring us today to reschedule if you:

   • Have had contact with someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19;
   • Have travelled overseas in the last 14 days;
   • Are feeling unwell with cold or flu-like symptoms such as fever, cough or sore throat.

Please note that as the global situation develops, we will re-assess regularly and update and inform our patients.

If you have concerns or questions, please call the practice on 6161 6405

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Walk-In Dental Healthcare Providers

The Walk-In Dental Centre prides itself on providing our patients with the widest range of health insurance providers.

We have now been able to add more companies to our list, which gives our patients more flexibility when it comes to Health Insurance. We are pleased to be able to add as a preferred provider, AIA Health Insurance.  We look forward to providing the best quality dentistry to all patients whoever you may have your health insurance with.

Our Health Insurance Providers:

If you have any question as regards dental health insurance, please speak to a member of our team who will be more than happy to help.

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Do you suffer from Dental Anxiety?

For many, a visit to the dentist can be quite unnerving, even upsetting. From young children through to adults and seniors, nerves can sometimes get the better of us.

Our calm, gentle and experienced dentists here at the Walk-In Dental Centre aim to make everyone feel relaxed from the moment they enter our practice. For most of us, this calm atmosphere is enough to overcome our worries.

We fully understand the fear or anxiety for others, brought on simply by the thought of the dentist. This is where we can help with ‘Inhalation Sedation’, or laughing gas as it is sometimes known.

What is Inhalation Sedation?

Nitrous oxide or ‘laughing gas’ has a pleasant smelling odour and is used to help reduce dental anxiety and offers pain-free dentistry.

Think of it as drifting into a deeply relaxed state where you will not feel, or sometimes even remember, your treatment.

The gas initiates a pleasant feeling, is totally harmless, and completely leaves the body within 3-5 minutes and you can safely go home.

We have scented masks available in the following flavours: Plain, Strawberry, Vanilla, Bubblegum & Orange, so you can pick your favourite scent to use.

The Walk-In Dental Centre, located on Highclere Boulevard in Marangaroo, is a friendly and family-focussed dental practice who offer general dentist and emergency dental treatment as well as a range of additional services including – Facial Aesthetics, Snap-On-Smile, Invisalign Braces and Inhalation Sedation.

We are preferred providers with HBF, HCF, NIB & Smile.com.au. We welcome all major health insurance providers and also Bulk Bill for children eligible under the Medicare Child Dental Benefits Schedule.

Would like to know more about Dental Sedation in Perth?

Give the practice a call and our dedicated team will be more than happy to help with any queries.

Call: 08 6161 6405

Are Electric Toothbrushes Better

Are Electric Toothbrushes Better?

Simply stated, electric toothbrushes provide us to 5x more plaque removal than a manual toothbrush which also helps to improve gum health.

Because the brushing action is done for you, many people find using an electric toothbrush easier than a manual one. Speak with your dentist for advice and guidance on correct brushing techniques for different type of toothbrushes.

Is it time to make the switch?

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Manual or Electric Toothbrushes

Several scientific studies have shown electric toothbrushes to be more effective at removing plaque (bacteria) from teeth and reducing gingivitis (bleeding gums). Having less plaque on your teeth will help reduce the risk of developing tooth decay.

Manual Toothbrushes

Manual brushes are cheap to buy, easily portable and can be effective at cleaning your teeth if used correctly. You are more likely to be able to scrub and potentially over brush your teeth/gums with a manual brush. Sometimes the size of a manual brush can be too big to get to the harder to clean areas of your mouth.

Electric Toothbrushes

Electric toothbrushes are more expensive to buy and need to be recharged on a regular basis to be effective. They will remove more plaque from your teeth if used as directed and will help people with limited manual dexterity and those who tend to rush brushing their teeth. Timers and pressure sensors will help do a better job and prevent over brushing. The smaller head will make it easier to clean the harder to reach areas. Your teeth will feel cleaner having used an electric toothbrush.

Walk-In Health Insurance Reset

January Health Insurance Reset

New Year, New Allowance for your Health Insurance

In most cases, your health insurance fund will
have recently reset at the beginning of the year.
This includes all of your dental extras cover.

Use it, don’t lose it

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Child Dental Benefit Scheme Reset

Did you know that most children who are eligible for the Child Dental Benefit, will have had the amount reset to $1000 at the start of the year?

If you would like to know if your child is eligible for the Child Dental Benefit or if the amount has reset again, please call the practice on 6161 6405 and one of the friendly staff will check for you.

Just one phone call to us could see your child(ren) get regular dental check-ups and treatment (if needed), with no out of pocket expenses to you. And the best thing of all is we claim directly with Medicare. Give our team a call and start the new year with sparkly teeth.

January-Opening

Revised Opening hours for January

For the month of January only, we have revised opening hours at the practice.

We are closed on the following days:-

Saturday 18th January 2020
Saturday 25th January 2020
Monday 27th January 2020

Normal working hours will resume in as of 1st February 2020.

Thank you

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Christmas Opening Times

As the big day is quickly approaching we are giving our staff a well-deserved break over the Christmas period.

We are closed from:
Tuesday 24th December 2019 until Monday 6th January 2020

If you have a dental emergency during this time please call the practice on 6161 6405 to get information on what to do.

From all the Walk-in Team we would like to wish all our patients a very merry Christmas and a happy new year.
We look forward to seeing you all next year.

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