COVID-19 Screening

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COVID-19 Screening

As per the Ministry of Health and Dental Council of New Zealand Guidelines, all visitors to the dental practice need to answer a list of screening questions prior to their appointment. Dentistry creates more aerosols compared to most other industries, which is one of the common pathways of virus spread. Even at no/low levels of…

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Bad Breath

Have you noticed that your breath hasn’t been so fresh after hiding behind a mask? Have a bit of a bad taste lingering in your mouth when you wake up? Don’t panic! Let’s work together to get to the root of the problem so that you no longer have to rely on mints. Now that…

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What toothpaste should I use?

One of the most common questions we get asked is ‘what toothpaste should I use?’. The answer to the question varies between individuals depending on the needs of that individual’s mouth. Below is some information you may find useful to help you pick a toothpaste. For toothpastes to get the maximum impact on your teeth…

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Why we Offer Joint Dental and Hygiene Appointments

As registered health care providers in New Zealand we must comply with the requirements and guidelines laid out for us by the New Zealand Dental Council. These state that any patient wishing to see a dental hygienist must have their oral conditions fully assessed and diagnosed by a dentist first. That dentist must then determine…

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COVID-19 Alert Level 1 Appointments

We are pleased to be able to see you again at McKeefry Dental during COVID-19 Alert Level 1. The health and well-being of our patients and staff is most important to us. It is possible we may need to rearrange your appointment, so please let us know if: a. You have a confirmed diagnosis of…

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COVID-19 Alert Level 2 Appointments

We are pleased to be able to see you again at McKeefry Dental during COVID-19 Alert Level 2. The health and well-being of our patients and staff is most important to us. It is possible we may need to rearrange your appointment, so please let us know if:     You have been tested COVID-positive.…

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McKeefry Dental Level 4 & 3 Activities

McKeefry Dental is back … well on Thursday we’re back to business! Level 2 here we come! We hope you haven’t missed us too much.The team at McKeefry Dental can’t wait to get back to what we do best – looking after your dental needs and catching up with you all at the practice. We…

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COVID-19 Closure

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…

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Dental Tourism

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…

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