Frequently Asked Questions

SD Dental FAQ

Your most frequently asked questions, answered in the SD Dental FAQ.

If there is a question you have that is not answered here, call us on (07) 3821 0277.

Some dentists recommend that you visit for a dental check up and tooth cleaning every six months, dental clinics generally try to schedule at least annual appointments. At SD Dental, we recommend that you visit us regularly and do not leave taking care of your oral health for dental emergencies.

We accept all the usual payment options you’ve come to expect at a dental clinic: debit cards, MasterCard, Visa and EFTPOS.

Although we do accept all health funds, we are the preferred providers specifically for Bupa and HCF.

For most health funds, claims can be processed on the spot. If you have any further questions about a specific provider, please all us on (07) 3821 0277.

We currently do not offer any payment plans in our dental clinic.

Our dental practice currently offers no bulk billing with the exception of children eligible for Medicare’s children’s dental program. Click here if you are looking to book an appointment with a childrens dentist.

There is plenty of street and rear parking available around our clinic. Click here for directions.

We cannot guarantee that we will be able to see any walk-in appointment on any given day, we can usually see toothache patients the same day though. If you would prefer to make a booking, please click here.

Once you have been numbed, the dental procedures at our clinic are generally pain-free. If you are experiencing anxiety, we have sedation dentistry options available too.

At SD Dental, we can provide oral Valium and Nitrous Oxide for patients experiencing anxiety. We have laughing gas available for young patients as well.

Click here to find out more about our sedation dentistry options.

Yes we do. Click here if you are looking to book a kids dental care appointment.

Cosmetic dentistry typically deals with improving the appearance and not necessarily the functionality of teeth and gums; whereas general dental practice usually deals with issues of dental health more so than appearance.

Dental crowns are type of dental restoration that caps off a tooth. Dental crowns are typically bonded to a tooth when a significant cavity threatens the health of the whole tooth.

Dental bridges are used to help and bridge the gap left by multiple missing teeth. The process involves an artificial tooth being joined to the teeth neighbouring the gap, in order to strengthen those teeth. At SD Dental, there we have traditional bridge and Maryland bridge options available to our patients.

An endodontist is a dental specialist concerned with the treatment of the dental pulp. In the most simple terms, endodontists are the root canal people of the dental profession.

If you require dental fillings and would like to make sure you specifically receive white fillings, book an appointment with us today and make sure to discuss your needs with your dentist. At SD Dental, we can use fillings that match the colour of your teeth, for a natural look.

At SD Dental, we most often delivery complete dentures, partial dentures and flexible dentures for our patients. Click here to learn more about our dentures and their benefits.