Dental Check Ups
Dental Check Ups

Dental check ups save your smile

Preventative dentistry will help you avoid toothache, tooth loss and restorative dental costs later in life through regular dental check ups. You can now book dental check ups online!

Gain long-term health and financial benefits with routine Check Ups

It is clinically accepted that oral health is associated with overall health, and lack thereof has consequences that go far beyond aesthetics. Fortunately most dental diseases are preventable and are relatively easy and inexpensive to address at early stages.

Frequency of dental examinations

Having a routine check up with the dentist every 6 months is the first step to preserving your teeth for life.

Physical and emotional well-being

Maintaining optimal oral hygiene through regular check ups and teeth cleaning will prevent painful toothache, tooth loss and gum disease. Healthy teeth and gums additionally benefit your heart and brain health and a healthy smile builds self-esteem.

Dental check ups are affordable

Regular dental check ups are affordable and save you money by avoiding restorative dental costs later in life.

Our friendly dental practice is located at 377 Mt Albert Road, Mt Roskill, Auckland. We welcome all communities.

What is included in a dental exam?

  • Standard dental x-rays,
  • Examination of your teeth and gums,
  • Dental advise about diet, lifestyle and teeth cleaning habits
  • Advise about a routine maintenance plan
  • Talk to the dentist about any dental concerns
Dental Exam of X-ray

Dental Check up FAQs

Besides a warm and friendly welcome, a dental exam involves a comprehensive inspection of your teeth, gums, tongue, bite and x-ray results. Dental problems can be easily spotted in x-rays. These findings help us evaluate the integrity of your oral structure and enable us to identify and treat any risks of tooth decay or gum disease.

The dentist will usually take around 30 minutes to take x-rays and examine your teeth.

Appointments to have your teeth professionally cleaned with the dental hygienist are separate. Thorough professional teeth cleaning takes 1 hour.

One check up with the dentist and preferably one appointment with the oral hygienist.

Routine dental check ups prevent tooth decay and gum disease, helping you keep your smile for life. Additionally, dental disease can cause heart disease, stroke, cancer and Alzheimers disease, therefore, maintaining your oral health helps maintain your overall health in the long run.

Routine dental check ups are non-invasive and painless. Should you require move specialised treatment, be assured that Thompson Dental patients continually remark on the gentle painless dental procedures they continuously receive at our practice.

Our experienced dentists understand that some patients experience dental fear. Thompson Dental in known for the gentle dental procedures, our aim is to ensure that all patients have a pain free dental experience. We encourage you to share your fears with the dentist. Solutions such as sedation dentistry and nitrous oxide (also known as happy gas) are available to all our patients, including children.

Free dentistry for your adolescents

A range of preventive, restorative and specialist dental services are available to adolescents up until 18 years age.

Adolescents Dentistry Benefits
Teenagers are Free

Get $25 credit when referring a friend

To assist you with your budgets and keep you smiling we are offering $25 credit to all patients for each referral. Terms and conditions apply.

Dentist Benefit Refer a Friend

Convenience to keep you smiling

Emergency dentist

Our Mt Roskill dental clinic reserves emergency dentist appointments every day for urgent dental care. We will never turn you away and every patient is welcome. If you have an emergency you can book an appointment right now by contacting us.

Saturday dentist

Dr Amanda Hawkins is open for Saturday dental appointments every second weekend. Book online or contact us.

Practice Hours

Mon – Wed: 8:15am to 5:15pm
Thursday: 8:15am to 7:00pm
Friday: 8:15am to 4:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am to 2:00pm

We are open every second Saturday.

Free Parking

Free Parking

The dental practice has ample off-street parking on the Mt Albert Road premises.

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