Prospect Dentistry is Part of the HCF More for Teeth Program

Prospect Dentistry is pleased to be a part of the HCF More for Teeth Program Eligible patients pay nothing for dental checkups If you’re eligible, you’ll receive dental checkups with “no gap”. If required,  you’ll also have no out-of-pocket expenses for the following:  Scale and cleans  Bite-wing X-rays  Mouthguards  Fluoride treatments There are limits to how...

Dental Amalgam Separator Installed

To look after our environment (as well as your teeth!), Prospect Dentistry has recently installed a Metasys Amalgam Separator Eco II. What is dental amalgam? Dental amalgam was previously used extensively in dental fillings and contains 50% mercury. While dentists have now adopted alternative techniques that don’t contain mercury for most of their dental restoration work, such as...

Principal Dentist Helps Out with Conservation Activities

Will has been busy in the last month volunteering his time for a number of BioR’s conservation projects. In mid-June, he took part in the Frahn’s Farm planting festival near Monarto, where he helped install nest boxes. Trees take many years to develop natural hollows, so by adding nest boxes to the area as well as planting, one can offer birds like Owlet Nightjars somewhere to...

Prospect Dentistry Offsets its Ecological Footprint

To our knowledge, we are the first dental practice in Australia to offset our ecological footprint, and the first business that has signed up to offset its ecological footprint with BioR. At Prospect Dentistry, our patients’ health and wellbeing is our primary concern. Consequently, to offer the best dental care, we will always produce some waste and use resources, which...

A Greener Dental Practice

Prospect Dentistry is an environmentally-responsible business. The following green practises have been in place for a number of years: Digital radiography, which results in reduced radiation exposure to the patient and the removal of the use of harmful chemicals in processing X-rays. Responsible disposal of biological and amalgam waste through the correct channels. Steam and heat...

Junbesi Health Camp 2014

An Australian medical team comprising a general practitioner, geriatrician, radiologist, orthopaedic surgeon, dentist, physiotherapist, two pharmacists, two nurses and a number of assistants, volunteered their time for the 2014 Junbesi health camp at the Kushudebu Public Health Mission, Nepal. The team was well complemented by a Nepalese contingent of doctors, nurses, laboratory...