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26/Jul/2020

If you’re looking for ‘dentist near me’ and require an emergency dentist in North Brisbane, Sandgate Bayside Dental can happily provide a little calm in your chaos. This can be a stressful time so let’s cut to the chase and give you what you need to know. Here’s what you need to do if you’re requiring emergency dental assistance.

Finding an Emergency Dentist in North Brisbane

We always keep a number of appointments open in case an emergency arises. We are open Monday to Saturday. Staff will advise you of what emergency appointments are available. They’ll also be able to give you some ‘over the phone’ assistance to help you minimise discomfort and calm down.

Be Careful With Painkillers

Using a painkiller might accidentally mask something a little more serious. Talk to our nursing staff over the phone and let them know what you’ve had and how you’re feeling. It’s best to try not to use too many painkillers until you’ve received medical advice to do so.

Where’s That Tooth?

Has an adult tooth come loose in an accident? Putting it in milk is a good way to help keep the cells in the root surface happy. Just make sure no one accidentally drinks the milk! Yuck!

Alternatively, you could pool the tooth into a cup of saliva or try placing it gently and carefully back where it came from before coming to visit your emergency dentist.

Call the Sandgate Bayside Dental Clinic on (07) 3269 2443 or Book Online

Getting To Sandgate Bayside Dental

We service the North side of Brisbane as we’re located in the Sandgate area. However, that doesn’t mean that we don’t welcome new patients, particularly if they really need our help!

If you’re coming from Redcliffe, Clontarf, Margate or Scarborough veer towards the water after you pass Decker Pass after coming over the bridge. Pass Dowse Lagoon Reserve on your right and you’re nearly there.

If you’re travelling up from the south, your best and most direct way is to use the Gateway motorway. Be wary of the Deagon Deviation signage due to the ongoing roadworks project.

Coming up Sandgate Road? Take a right onto Board Street once you pass the KFC on your left. We’re easy to find from there. Right opposite the Sandgate Townhall, you can’t miss us !

Stay Calm

It may be an emergency but there’s no need to panic. Sandgate Bayside Dental are the Gentle Dentists. Allow us to ease your mind and calm your nerves as we expertly perform your procedure. Everything will be alright.

What Now?

Going to an emergency dentist could mean a quick fix on the spot or the first step in the process, depending on the injury or problem that led you here in the first place. This ‘next step’ approach will also help you plan for the cost of emergency dentistry, calming your nerves in that respect as well! 

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We accept all health funds. We can process your health fund through hicaps on the spot so you have to pay only the gap. Our prices are really affordable and we also offer services like Afterpay and Zip Pay as well as Interest Free Payment Plans

Our practice has been in the area since 1992 and our dentists are highly experienced. We can assure you that you will be in good hands. 

Looking for emergency dentists? North Brisbane Sandgate Bayside Dental can help! Contact us today.


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20/Jul/2020

Sandgate Bayside Dental is the gentler alternative for families in north Brisbane. You can feel confident that you’ll benefit from our years of experience, gentle approach, the use of the latest in dental technology, and our highly competitive fees. We understand that your family’s teeth are incredibly important – and we’re dedicated to looking after your smile and the smiles of your family members for years to come. Read on to find out more about what you should be looking for in your family’s dentist!

What are the benefits?

Having one dentist to tend to your family’s dental needs means that your dentist will be able to assess the overall health of your family’s teeth, while gaining a greater understanding of any genetic issues that may be present. Your dentist will also be able to help with any environmental factors that may be impacting the health of your family’s teeth – these factors include diet, the quality of the water you drink, and any chemicals or materials you might come in contact with around your home. And having a dentist within minutes’ drive of your home in Deagon, Brighton, or Boondall is an added convenience.

What to consider

Comfort. Ensuring that all members of your family are comfortable with the dentist you choose is paramount. Many people are anxious about going to the dentist, especially children, so choosing a dentist who is gentle, approachable, and patient is really important to ensure your family’s oral health is well looked after. We also have TVs on the ceiling to switch to your favourite program diverting your mind away from the dentists’ tools!

The services on offer. Every family’s dental needs differ, especially over time. You need to choose a dentist who is capable of offering a wide range of services – from emergency services to children’s dental care, services particular to adults such as dental implants and of course, cosmetic dentistry such as Clearcorrect and Invisalign. We provide all those services in our practice.

Affordability. Your family’s health is important, but it’s also important that the services on offer suit your budget. Choose a dentist who will provide affordable services to your family, as well as offer you access to government-funded schemes such as child dental benefit and Veteran’s affairs (DVA) under medicare. To make care more affordable we have partnered with Afterpay and Zip pay. We also offer no interest payment plans to suit your budget so you can have the peace of mind of getting the best dental care without waiting.

Availability. Our practice opens everyday, from Monday through to Saturday. We also offer late evening services for busy families. For any dental emergencies, we always keep spots in our busy appointment books so you don’t have to wait for weeks to see our dentist. With our online bookings you can book in anytime be it day or night, at your convenience. 

Health Funds. We offer on the spot Hicaps claiming from your health fund so you only have to pay the gap. We accept all health funds and all we need is your health fund card. We have partnered with several health funds to get you the best rebate. 

Location. If you live in Deagon, Brighton, or Boondall, you’re not going to want to travel too far out of the way to visit the dentist. Sandgate Bayside Dental in Sandgate is an easy 10 minutes drive away!

Need a dentist? Brighton and surrounding suburb locals choose Sandgate Bayside Dental for gentle, affordable family care.

Call us on 07 3269 2443 or visit us online to arrange your next appointment.


22/Mar/2020

Wisdom teeth are the third (and the last) molars which appear at the back of your mouth, typically between the ages of 17 – 21 years. While few of the people may not have any issues with them coming through, many others find them problematic.

Why are they called Wisdom Teeth?

In dental terminology these teeth are called third molars. Due to the age when they erupt (late teenage or just after that) it’s the time when people are getting wise (if they really are 😊). Hence because of the age when they erupt, they are also called wisdom teeth.

Some people get no or only one or two wisdom teeth while others get all 4 of them. You may experience problems with your wisdom teeth if any of the following occur:

  • Your wisdom teeth erupt from the gums partially due to the lack of space in your mouth. This causes a flap of gum tissue to develop over the teeth, which may trap food and contribute to a gum infection. This is the most common issue that happens with erupting wisdom teeth.
  • Your jaw does not have enough room to accommodate your wisdom teeth. This causes the teeth to get stuck in your jaw without being able to break through the gums. Such teeth are referred to as impacted teeth.
  • There is often a pocket between the wisdom tooth and the tooth just in front which is difficult to keep clean. The food keeps getting deposited there and many times even our normal cleaning methods can’t keep it clean. This may lead to decay starting in the wisdom tooth, or worse, in the molar in front leading to serious problems.
  • The teeth grow slanted or face the wrong direction.
  • They are too far at the back. This makes it difficult to clean around them and they get cavities.
  • Many orthodontists believe that the pressure from the eruption of the developing wisdom teeth can cause the front teeth to become overcrowded,

and hence removal of wisdom teeth is often recommended before or immediately after Invisalign or braces treatment.


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07/Mar/2020

Background

Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that are common in many different species of animals, including bats, cats, camels and cattle. Rarely, coronaviruses can infect people and then spread between people such as with MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome), SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), and now with 2019-nCoV (Covid – 19). Covid-19 was first reported in Wuhan city in China in December 2019. Symptoms range from a mild cough to pneumonia. Most people recover easily though some get very sick very quickly. Good hygiene can prevent its spread.

Most often, spread from person-to-person happens among close contacts (about 6 feet). Person-to-person spread is thought to occur mainly via respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes, similar to how influenza and other respiratory pathogens spread. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs. A person may get infected with Coronavirus if a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touches their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes.


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23/Jan/2020

We are sure everyone knows that too much sugar in our diets can have several bad effects on our health, and to keep the very obvious things like soft drinks, chocolate and lollies to a minimum. However, it’s the hidden sugars that so many of us don’t know about, have lead to at least 50% of the Australian population consuming more added sugar than the daily recommendation.


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07/Jan/2020

The new bad breath clinic in North Brisbane offers a unique and effective scientific approach to halitosis (bad breath) treatment. For anyone who suffers from bad breath and has struggled to get answers, professional, personalised treatment is the key to overcoming this debilitating social problem.

Get your bad breath tested and measured

We’ve all had bad breath at some point. Or, at least, we’ve worried we might have it, or been around people who most certainly have had a severe case of it. It’s a significant cause of social anxiety and severe halitosis has even been known to hamper career advancement.  But how do you really know how bad your breath is?

It’s hard to rely on friends and loved ones who might lie or downplay the problem to prevent hurt feelings. Enter the Oral Chroma bad breath analyser, star of the bad breath clinic in Brisbane! It’s 100 times more sensitive than the human nose at detecting and measuring bad breath, and tells the truth, allowing your dentist to devise a specialised, individual program to tackle the problem at its source.


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26/Dec/2019

Every December we start to make New Year’s resolutions and a lot of the times those resolutions revolve around improving our overall health. So why not this time make a new year’s resolution that improves your oral and dental health. You will be surprised to see how much it can improve your general health and well-being. Here are some tips from dentists at Sandgate Bayside Dental.

Develop some good habits

Do you brush your teeth well at least twice a day, for at least two minutes each time? Do you floss between your teeth every time you brush your teeth? Do you visit your dentist for a check-up and a scale and clean every 6 months. Not following this regime can leave harmful bacteria sitting around your teeth causing serious damage to your teeth and your smile. This could have a lasting impact on your teeth and your confidence. So make sure you get into the good habits of maintaining your oral and dental health in 2020.


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11/Dec/2019

We get two sets of teeth, baby teeth and adult teeth. We lose our baby teeth by the age of around 11-14 years of age and those teeth are replaced by adult teeth. After that age if we lose a tooth we don’t get a new one.

Interesting fact – About 90% of all tooth loss is due to dental decay and gum disease and both those problems are preventable or controllable for most part. So visiting your dentist regularly can help you prevent both these problems and in turn saves you from losing your teeth.


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27/Nov/2019

If you fear going to the dentist, you are not alone. Dental phobia leaves people panic-stricken and terrified. Most people with dental phobia have an understanding that their fear is irrational but they can’t do much about it. If anxiety stops you from seeking dental treatment there are ways to help you cope.






About Us


For over 25 years, our practice has been caring for people from Sandgate, Shorncliffe, Brighton, Deagon, Bracken Ridge, Boondall, Taigum, Woody Point, Clontarf, Margate, Redcliffe and other surrounding areas.

Our main priority is to provide affordable, gentle and quality dental care to the Sandgate and surrounding communities.


Contact Us


(07) 3269 2443



74 Loudon St, Sandgate
QLD 4017


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