Late night openings Monday and Thursday until 8pm

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Do You Have Missing Teeth? Why Not Replace Them With Dental Implants


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Do you have missing tooth or teeth? Have you ever considered dental implants? Do you have one or more missing teeth? Would you like to restore your ability to smile, speak and eat with comfort and confidence? Then Pure NZ Dental Implant Dentistry may be your answer. Questions: Are you: – hiding your smile because […]

Otago Dental School Among The Best in The World

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Otago dental alumni have new bragging rights, thanks to a recent report ranking the Faculty of Dentistry among the best in the world.   The Otago dentistry program is ranked eighth worldwide in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015, beating some of world’s most prestigious institutions, including American Ivy league heavyweights Harvard and […]

Decay and Dental Fillings

What is decay? Tooth decay is a common problem when acids, created by bacteria, in your mouth dissolves the outer layer of your teeth. Tooth decay may not cause any symptoms until it has reached an advanced stage. Do I have tooth decay? Tooth decay may not cause any symptoms until it has reached an […]

How To Ease My Dental Fear?

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] TIPS TO EASE DENTAL FEAR If you’re anxious about seeing a dentist, here are our tips to ease the fear: Find an understanding dentist. Ask friends and family if they can recommend one or look for someone who advertises themselves as an expert with anxious patients. Once you’ve found someone you think may be […]

What Is A Root Canal Treatment?

[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]To understand what is a root canal, one must first understand what a tooth consists of. In the picture above there is a cross section of two teeth. The outer white area of the tooth is called enamel. Enamel is the strongest material in the body. When decay (the brown substance) gets through the enamel, […]

Afraid of Injection?

[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] It’s not uncommon to hear our patients saying they are afraid of injection and needles. Here at Pure NZ Dental, we treat our patients like our family and we understand your fear and your anxiety. We use numbing gel to make sure you feel comfortable and at ease. Numbing Gel (Topical Anaesthesia) Topical Anesthesia […]

Why Do I Need Dental X-rays?

[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As dentists, we are commonly asked why we need to take dental x-rays. For most of our patients, it’s not the cost that concerns them, but the safety. We have answered some of our most FAQs when it comes to dental x-rays. WHY DO I NEED TO HAVE DENTAL X-RAYS? Dental radiographs (x-rays) are essential, […]

Taking Care of Your Kids Teeth

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A regular teeth-cleaning routine and dental check-ups are essential for good dental health. Follow these tips and you can help keep your kids’ teeth decay-free: TOOTHPASTE TIPS Start brushing your baby’s teeth with fluoride toothpaste as soon as the first milk tooth breaks through (usually at around six months, but it can be earlier or […]