Queen Street Dental offers a full range of services to look after your oral health, from general dentistry to appearance dentistry. Our clients come from all walks of life. We welcome children and young people. Our emphasis is on preventive dentistry and sustainable solutions to enhance your well being.
As part of our professional responsibility we take very seriously the need to stay up to date with the latest technology and advice in dental health. Our job is to look after your oral health
and we see the way we practice dentistry as a continual process of adding to our knowledge.
This has a double benefit. It keeps us on our toes and it ensures that you have access to
the best advice and technology.
for anxious patients - oral sedation, nitrous oxide sedation, IV sedation is also available
Queen Street Dental offers a full range of services in general dentistry
Our work is guided by our approach which is on minimally invasive techniques designed to preserve the structure and strength of the tooth. For cavities Queen Street Dental uses 'white' fillings only that are free of amalgam.
EMERGENCY DENTAL TREATMENT
When you need an emergency dentist in Auckland
If you need an emergency dentist in Auckland CBD on weekdays, our location makes us easily accessible. We offer same-day appointments for emergency dental needs, and our skilled dentists will resolve any issues in an efficient and timely manner. We specialise in a range of dental treatments, and we make sure that we discuss the treatment options with you so you can make an informed decision on your treatment. We perform tooth extractions (including wisdom teeth), root canal treatments and offer hygenist and preventative services. - Call 09 373 2456
Queen Street Dental offers CEREC – ceramic fillings, ceramic crowns, veneers and single appointment crowns. We also specialise in fissure sealants: fissure sealants, which are a thin layer of white filling, painted onto teeth that are at risk of developing tooth decay.
COMPOSITE RESIN FILLINGS
Tooth coloured solutions
Good oral hygiene
Good oral hygiene is considered the best way to prevent cavities (dental caries), gingivitis, periodontitis, and other dental disorders. It also helps to prevent bad breath. Everyone benefits from good oral hygience and can feel the difference with gums that are pink and firm, and teeth that have fewer cavities.
A confident appearance
Queen Street Dental recognises that confidence in life stems from a confident appearance. Your smile, teeth and gums should be healthy, but also look healthy. To ensure that happens, Queen Street Dental has a range of services and treatments that will enhance appearance. These include:
All-ceramic full coverage crowns
CEREC technology for a high and strong level of restoration
Implants for single or multiple tooth replacement.
Cosmetic detistry can lead to smile improvements and support your style and image makeovers.
Orthodontics (literally meaning `straight'-Ortho, `tooth'-Odons) is a specialised branch of dentistry dealing with the correction of misaligned and malformed teeth. Orthodontics not only improves appearance, but it also improves function and stability; and can prevent further wear of maloccluded teeth.
Our Dr. Geoffrey King has undertaken three years training with the Progressive Orthodontic System and continues to attend annual updates in the latest changes.
Brightening your smile
Interested in brightening your smile, but not sure of the best way to go about it? Queen Street Dental offers the most effective way to whiten your teeth, with Opalescence Take Home Whitening, where you control your own lightening. The base colour of your teeth is genetically determined (yellow base or grey base). This base, coupled with various lifestyle factors and existing dental work, means that your whitening result will not necessarily be the same as your neighbour's.
To get the best result for your teeth, a consultation with a dental professional is recommended, so that you don't waste your time and money. The consultation only takes 30 minutes, during which an option can be suggested that will give you a fantastic smile!
For more information on Whitening and how it can affect your teeth, please read our hygienist Simon Read's article "Whitening Update". For teeth you would like to whiten that are slightly crooked or worn, you might like to consider Porcelain Veneers or All Ceramic Crowns as an option. Please make a consultation time with one of our dentists to discuss these options.
Missing a tooth or two?
If you're missing a tooth or two, you may find that there are other things you miss. You may miss your natural smile and the ability to bite into apples or chew on other foods you like. You might feel self-conscious about your teeth and mouth, or discomfort as remaining teeth shift.
Specialist oral surgery
Queen Street Dental is lucky to be able to offer the services of Don Macalister, a top specialist providing oral surgery under intravenous sedation. Dr. Macalister performs a full range of oral surgical procedures, including the extraction of wisdom teeth, each month at our clinic. For more information on the service Don Macalister provides, please call us at Queen Street Dental, or visit his website: http://www.wisdomteeth.co.nz/
TEMPORO-MANDIBULAR JOINT DISORDERS
The Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ)
The Temporo-Mandibular Joint (or TMJ) connects the lower jaw (Mandible) to the skull. Disorders with the joint can result in mild or strong pain, or limited movement.
Snoring can disrupt
Snoring can disrupt not only your partner's sleep, but it can also be detrimental to you. Snoring happens when the air can't flow freely through your throat, creating noise, and may even be a sign you have an unsafe condition called Sleep Apnoea.
Sleep Apnoea is where the throat becomes blocked during the night and you stop breathing for short periods of time. This may happen hundreds of times during the night and can often last for a minute or longer. Sleep Apnoea is a very serious condition that can result in extremely fragmented sleep of poor quality. It affects 24% of men, and 9% of women. It should be treated by a qualified physician.
How is it treated?
Our custom made snore guard (Mandibular, or lower jaw, Advancement Splint) is an oral appliance, which fits over the upper and lower teeth, much like a sports mouthguard. It is a precision-made, clinically-tested medical device, which is highly effective (in most cases) in preventing snoring and mild to moderate sleep apnoea. The splint is worn only at night. It is unique in that, unlike other oral appliances, it allows you to close your lips, so no one need know you are wearing it.
How does it work?
Our snore cuard works by advancing the lower jaw forward. It is custom-made exclusively for you after taking moulds of your upper and lower teeth. The splint has components on either side of the upper plate, these can be used to make the device adjustable by providing incremental lower jaw advancement to the necessary degree, depending on the distance required to alleviate snoring and reduce your sleep apnoea.
Other problems that may be dentally related and worth coming in to speak to us about:
Ear problems, such as ear pain, a feeling of pressure or fullness of the ear, or ringing ears.
Whiplash and jaw pain.
Headaches such as tension headaches.