General Dental

At North Shore dental our friendly team provides a thorough dental check up to check your dental health and provide the care and treatment needed tailored to each individuals needs. We assess your teeth and gums and also take xrays to check the areas we cannot see. We can then tailor you individual treatment plan according to your needs Our focus is on preventative dental care, treatments that are designed to help you avoid gum disease so you can achieve and maintain a healthy mouth. General dentistry covers a range of treatment options and procedures fundamental to protecting and maintaining a good standard of oral health. Treatments are in place to keep your mouth, gums, and teeth healthy and free of pain We have hygienists available on site that can provide the relevant treatment according to your needs to keep your mouth healthy. Latest advances in technology mean that there are a number of alternatives to having a mouth full of black fillings and not only are the alternatives mercury-free, they are tooth coloured and offer excellent longevity.

Let us take the stress out of dental care for your teenagers

At North Shore Dental, all teenagers from year 9 up until their 18th birthday can come in for free dentistry. This is covered by the Ministry of Health, and extends right up until your child's 18th birthday.

These services are all part of the free teen dental care:

  • Annual examination
  • X-rays
  • Scaling and Polishing
  • Fillings (not all white fillings)
  • Fissure Sealants
  • Fluoride Treatments
  • Extractions (non Orthodontic)
  • Root Canal Treatments
  • Emergency consultations

Get nervous at The denist?

We know that the dentist isn't anyone's favourite place to be, which is why we take extra care in making you comfortable.

We've created our New Patient Care Form where you can simply let us know what makes you uncomfortable at the dentist, and our specialists will make sure your next visit is a pleasant & easy experience.age.

We're open Saturdays

Can' make it in during the busy school week? We're open every saturday from 8.30am to 3pm, and there's absolutely no extra charge for a weekend visit.

Saturday 8:30am- 3pm

Payment plan options

Q-Card available - interest free

Frequently asked questions

Who's eligible for the free teen dental services?

Once your child reaches 18 years old, they won't be eligible for free dental care. We advise regular dental checks with our Dentists and offer a life time of dental care for all the family.

How many free visits can my child have?

Your child is entitled to one free dental checkup each year. You can also make additional free appointments in between checkups if you notice any other dental issues like sore teeth. Our friendly team will let you know if your child needs work done that's not covered by the Ministry of Health.

What does the free dental checkup involve?

We'll examine your child's mouth which includes scaling and cleaning (prophylaxis) treatment, when required. We'll also run through oral health education, and assess if any orthodontic treatment is required. Orthodontic treatment isn't covered by the Ministry of Health.