The Fraser Dental News

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The Cost Of Avoiding The Dentist

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A recent poll found that a whopping 40% of New Zealanders only visit the dentist when they think something is wrong – similar to a doctor. The major reason for…

Spotlight On Judy Stallard

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With more than 20 years at Fraser Dental, Jude is one of our most experienced Dental Assistants. She has watched many nervous new arrivals become regular, valued patients. She loves…
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Is The Cost Of Dental Implants Worth It?

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On average up to a quarter of us will have to replace missing teeth at some stage in our lives. Aside from accidents, tooth loss can be the result of…
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Is A Dental Savings Plan A Good Idea?

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2020 has taught all of us to expect the unexpected! But when it comes to dental bills unexpected costs can be especially unwelcome, especially when budgets are already stretched. We…
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Dental Implants: The Modern Alternative To Dentures

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If you are fed up with uncomfortable dentures you may be interested in dental implants which are a modern alternative to dentures. Even with a lifetime of great oral care…

Spotlight On Dr Melissa Inger

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Dr Melissa Inger is one of our experienced Dental Surgeons here at Fraser Dental. Melissa’s comprehensive education not only includes a Bachelor in Dental Studies, but also degrees majoring in…
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Why New Mums Should Protect Their Oral Health

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Having a new baby can be one of the most chaotic times in your life. Any routines are likely to revolve around your baby rather than your own needs. Brushing…
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Orthodontic Treatment Can Help Stop Bedwetting

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Fraser Dental’s approach to orthodontics is known as ‘Full Face Orthodontics’. Unlike traditional orthodontics which favour extracting teeth in overcrowded mouths to make the remaining teeth fit neatly, the philosophy…
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OrthoPlan: The Affordable Way To Pay For Braces

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The COVID-19 crisis has dealt a major financial blow to New Zealanders, and many of us are facing financial uncertainty that is likely to last for some time. But if…
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Fraser Dental Team News: May 2020

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Dr Stephanie Lee Joins Fraser Dental We have just welcomed on board a new Dental Surgeon, Dr Stephanie Lee. Stephanie is excited to be working in her home neighbourhood: she…
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Preventative Dental Care Saves Money

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We are all reeling from the financial blow that the COVID-19 crisis has dealt. Many, many individuals and families are having to cope with reduced income or job losses, and…

Boost Your Immune System With Good Oral Health

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COVID-19 has caused many of us to think seriously about our health and look at ways we can boost our immune systems. The enforced break during Alert Level 4 for…
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Providing The Safest Dental Care

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Fraser Dental is excited to be able to fully reopen at Alert Level 2. As dentists, we already practiced a high degree of infection control measures in line with the…
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Your Orthodontic Treatment During COVID-19

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Some of our orthodontic patients have been in touch with questions regarding their orthodontic treatment during the COVID-19 crisis. Here are some useful FAQs. Q. What should I do if…

Your Dental Health During COVID-19

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As the COVID-19 crisis continues, New Zealand – along with the rest of the world – is slowly getting used to what is becoming a new normal way of life.…

Enhanced Infection Control Measures

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We have previously mentioned how, as dentists, we are highly trained in infection control measures which are in place 24/7 and not just during a pandemic. Our sister practice, McIntosh…

Moving To Alert Level 3

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It has been announced that on Monday 27th April 2020 at 11:59pm the country will move from Alert Level 4 to Alert Level 3. So what does this mean for…

COVID-19 Hygiene Tips

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The Fraser Dental team are trained in infection control. We follow the strictest cleaning, sterilisation and sanitisation procedures stipulated by the Dental Council New Zealand (DCNZ) every day of the…

COVID-19 Update: Emergency Dental Appointments Now Available At McIntosh Dental

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In order to minimise the risk of cross-contamination of our team and patients, it has been decided to move our Fraser Dental emergency dental resources to our sister practice, McIntosh Dental…

COVID-19 Update: Open For Emergency Appointments

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Fraser Dental is providing an essential service and will remain open for emergency dental appointments only. If you believe you require emergency dental work, please phone us on (09) 416-5050.…

COVID-19 And Your Dental Care At Fraser Dental

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We – along with the rest of the world – are watching intently as the coronavirus crisis continues to develop. We applaud the efforts of New Zealanders who are socially…

An Update On COVID-19 From Fraser Dental

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To Our Valued Patients With COVID-19 now elevated to pandemic status, we wanted to update you on the steps we are taking to prioritise your health and safety here at…

Fraser Dental Staff News: February 2020

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Arrivals We are delighted to welcome Oral Surgeon Dr Rakesh Jattan to the Fraser Dental team. Dr Jattan is a New Zealand dual-trained oral and maxillofacial surgeon with extensive international…
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Teeth Whitening: Which Option Is Right For You?

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Teeth whitening has grown significantly in popularity as new products and technology have made it easier, quicker and more affordable to keep your smile bright and white at any age.…