Our News & Updates

At Angela McKeefry Dental, we take the health and safety of our patients and team members very seriously. As the situation with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has evolved, we have introduced precautionary measures in our practice, to minimise the risk of exposure.

Please ring us today to reschedule your appointment by 14 days if you have:

  • Have had contact with someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19
  • Have returned from mainland China, Iran, northern Italy or Republic of Korea (South Korea) in the last 14 days
  • Are feeling unwell with flu like symptoms such as fever, cough or sore throat

Please note that this list of high-risk places may change as the global situation develops. If you have concerns or questions, please call the practice on 04-4737802 ahead of your visit.

COVID-19 Closure

March 23, 2020

McKeefry Dental are closed for the foreseeable future depending on advice from the Ministry of Health. If you have an appointment booked from 23/03/2020 until 17/04/2020 we will have already cancelled this appointment. From after these dates if you have an appointment booked, please do not attend unless you have been contacted by us to confirm we are back operating....

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Dental Tourism

November 28, 2019

Jetting off to a tropical paradise and staying in a nice hotel for a few weeks, all while saving money, sounds like a dream! Getting your dental treatment sorted for a fraction of the cost (compared to New Zealand) in between lying by a pool and having massages. How can there be a downside? Dental tourism is a tricky topic...

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Tooth Whitening Sensitivity

October 28, 2019

Have you tried whitening your teeth in the past but found it really sensitive? Or do you want to whiten your teeth but worried that your teeth may become sensitive? Sensitivity during whitening can be a temporary side effect which is not very nice. Here are some things you can do to help: First: ensure you have had an examination...

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Quick Start Braces and Invisalign

September 5, 2019

Are you wanting to straighten your teeth and have a fantastic smile? Well if the answer is YES, then McKeefry Dental is here to help. At McKeefry Dental we have streamlined the whole process from start to finish. You can have braces or Invisalign on your teeth within a few short weeks (3-5) of your first phone call (Terms’s and...

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What to expect at your Free Tooth Straightening Consultation

August 27, 2019

Are you thinking about straightening your teeth but want to know a few more details before proceeding with treatment? You’re in luck! McKeefry Dental offers free tooth straightening consultations for both braces and Invisalign. Before your appointment We will send you a welcoming email advising how you can find us. There is a link in this email to a New Patient...

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What to Expect for a Comprehensive New Patient Exam

July 31, 2019

Great! You have made an appointment for a new patient exam at McKeefry Dental. Thanks for choosing us to provide your dental needs. Below is some information about what to expect during your appointment. Before your appointment It is useful for us to have your previous dental records as that way we can understand any previous treatments that you have...

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Gum Disease: It Doesn’t Just Affect Your Mouth

May 16, 2019

Gum/Periodontal disease is a concern when it comes to your mouth but do you know it can have an impact on other parts of your body as well? Below is some information on parts of the body that can be affected. Alzheimer’s Disease Porphyromanas gingivalis is one of the main bacteria which cause periodontal (gum) disease. Studies have recently found...

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Pets of the Practice

April 10, 2019

McKeefry Dental spends a lot of time at work talking about our pets, either with our patients or over morning tea and lunch. Let us introduce them to you! *Disclaimer: For all dental concerns regarding your pet – we suggest speaking to your kind caring vet. Rachael and her cat ‘Teddy’ and her nephew ‘Douglas’ the Dachshund Meet Ted. She...

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Digital Dentistry

March 20, 2019
Cerec Machine Mckeefry Dental

So many aspects of our lives have turned digital that we almost take it for granted. Our clocks, watches, cameras, computers and TVs are all examples of how digitisation has changed our day-to-day living. It makes sense that digital technology has affected dentistry, too. 3Shape Trios Scanner Some parts of digital dentistry have been around for a long time now....

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Teeth Straightening: Invisalign vs. Braces

February 28, 2019
Invisalign vs Braces | Angela Mckeefry Dental

Have you been thinking about straightening your teeth and are trying to decide what is the correct option for you? Below we talk about some of the differences between Invisalign® and traditional braces to help you with your decision Appearance Invisalign® can be less noticeable than braces. Invisalign® however, does require attachments to be placed on the teeth which are...

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