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21 April 2020 COVID-19 Update

We hope that you have been keeping safe and well during the time in Alert Level 4. As you are aware, we will be moving into Alert Level 3 on Tuesday the 28th of April. At this stage, we are awaiting guidance from the Dental Council of New Z...

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6 April 2020 Emergencies During Lockdown

Broken braces - they happen. But, are they an emergency? The short answer is no. Here we help you work out what exactly is an emergency so that you know what needs attention during the Alert Level 4 lockdown. Let’s begin....

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23 March 2020 Alert level 3 - COVID-19

As you are aware, New Zealand is currently at Alert Level 3, moving to Alert Level 4 effective midnight Wednesday 23 March, 2020. As directed by our Government and the Dental Council of New Zealand, we will be temporarily closed. We look to...

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17 January 2020 X-rays Are Scary! Or Are They?

What does a banana have to do with straight teeth? Well, to make an accurate diagnosis and effectively treatment plan a case, we need to have X-rays done.  This allows us to see your teeth and bones, determine where we position your...

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11 August 2019 Anyone Can Straighten Teeth, Right?

Someone once said to me “Anyone can straighten teeth”. Perhaps there’s a little truth to that? Perhaps. But what if someone said to you, “Anyone can cut hair”. I have enough friends who have had bad hair experiences to know that’s not tr...

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27 June 2019 When Should My Child See An Orthodontist?

Seven. A lucky number to most. And if you’re as old as me, you’ll remember when George Costanza wanted to name his future child Seven. Why am I bringing up the number 7? The American Association of Orthodontist recommends that children a...

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11 April 2019 Be Fully Informed

We throw a lot of information at you when you see us as a new patient. The intention isn’t to overwhelm you, instead it’s to ensure you have your full health information, and your right to be fully informed is exercised. We make sure that e...

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