After careful evaluation of our local community situation, Leanne and Rachael have made the tough decision to close their dental practice until further notice. In doing so, the L&R Dental team are taking steps to be proactive in reducing the impact of COVID-19 on our valued patients and Toowoomba community. Any non-urgent enquiries can be submitted through the contact form on our website. If you have an emergency, please call our clinic during office hours for further advice from one of our experienced team members. Thank you for your support and understanding during this time.
L&R Dental

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Other

How can we help you?

Choosing a dentist is a big decision that impacts your family's oral health and wellness. We welcome your questions because we want you to feel confident choosing L&R Dental to take care of your family's smiles.

If you do not see your question listed here, one of our helpful team members will be happy to assist when you call our clinic.

Other

We have 'happy gas' available at our practice along with general anaesthetic options.​

Yes, we accept all private health insurance cards and have HICAPS facilities to submit your claims.

We provide complete dental implant treatment right here in our Toowoomba dental clinic. We welcome you to call us to arrange a consultation.

To learn if dental implants are an option for you, we will need to perform a full evaluation.

  • Dental x-rays and photos
  • Bone evaluation
  • Bite evaluation
  • Medical history

In order for dental implants treatment to be successful, you will need enough bone to support the dental implant screw, which replaces the root of your tooth. Implants are made of biocompatible metals like titanium so that they can integrate with your natural bone in a process called osseointegration. This makes the implant suitable to support a dental implant crown and to allow you to eat an unrestricted diet.

If poor bone quality exists, we can often perform additional treatments, such as bone grafting or sinus lifts to make dental implants possible.

Dental implants also look natural and are convenient to take care of. Just brush and floss them like your natural teeth and be sure to attend your regular check-up and clean to help your gums stay healthy.

Many patients today are choosing dental implants, either to replace single missing teeth or to work with dental bridges and dentures for increased reliability.

Please note changes to our opening hours over the holiday period:

Monday 24th December: Open 8am-12pm 

Tuesday 25th December: Closed

Wednesday 26th December: Closed

Thursday 27th December: Open 

Friday 28th December: Open

Monday 31st December: Open 8am-12pm 

 

 

At your initial examination, your dentist will provide you with a detailed treatment plan for any future treatment required, inclusive of all costs and item codes, to converse with your private health insurer. Please call our practice for further information.

Many patients have anxiety when it comes to visiting the dentist. If you are nervous about your procedure, we believe you will find our Toowoomba dental clinic a friendly and comforting environment that puts you at ease.

Our dentists care deeply for our patients and prioritise comfort. As a private dental clinic, we are free to take our time helping patients develop trust with our team and to cater to your needs in a personal way.

Looking after patients’ health and wellbeing are all part of our commitment to outstanding dentistry.

Many patients who fear pain had a negative experience in the past. We have learned so much about how different people react to anaesthetic and the time it takes people to become fully numb. Before we even use a needle, we apply a topical anaesthetic to numb the area before we inject the medication that completely numbs the area.

If you need a little additional help relaxing, we also offer sedation with nitrous oxide, or happy gas, to take the edge off. It wears off quickly so you can return to work without worry.

Let us know if you are feeling on edge about your procedure so we can help put your mind at ease while we care for your smile.

We are located at 315 Margaret Street, which is between Grand Central Shopping Centre and West Street.​

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