The McIntosh Dental News

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OrthoPlan: The Affordable Orthodontic Payment Plan

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Families and individuals throughout New Zealand have been hit by the financial impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, and financial uncertainty is likely to affect us for a long time to…
Tanya Tudman, McIntosh Dental

McIntosh Dental Team News: May 2020

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We Welcome Tanya Tudman To The McIntosh Dental Team Dental Therapist and Orthodontic Auxiliary Tanya Tudman has recently joined the McIntosh Dental team. She was a valuable member of the…
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Delaying The Dentist Could Cost More In The Long Run

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There are few New Zealand families who have not been financially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Reduced hours, reduced wage rates and job losses have unfortunately become commonplace over the…
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Good Oral Health Can Boost Your Immune System

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In the last few months the topic of personal health and our immune systems have been in the spotlight like never before. Most of us were very quick to adopt…
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One Of The Safest Dental Clinics In Auckland

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No compromise on patient safety at McIntosh Dental.  Over the past few weeks we have talked about infection control measures in our clinic, which we have enhanced to the highest…

Orthodontics During COVID-19: FAQs

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If you are undergoing orthodontic treatment, you will no doubt have questions about how the delay in routine appointments caused by COVID-19 will be affecting your results. Here are some…

Your Dental Health During COVID-19

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As the COVID-19 crisis continues, we are all adjusting to the “new normal” for work, school, study, health and recreation. One of the long list of changes is to avoid…

Enhanced Infection Control Measures At McIntosh Dental

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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. As one of the…

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…

Infection Control Measures

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The safety of our patients is always our top priority. As dentists we are infection control experts, and we have increased our already-stringent protocols to further protect the health and…

Coming To Your Emergency Dental Appointment

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McIntosh Dental remains open during the Alert 4 lock down phase to provide essential emergency dental care. If you have any dental concerns please phone us on 837-2598, and we…

What Is Emergency Dental Care?

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McIntosh Dental is currently open for emergency dental care. This is an essential service we are providing to patients during the Alert 4 lock down phase. So what constitutes emergency…

COVID-19: Phone Assessment Process For Emergency Dental

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During the Alert 4 lock down phase, McIntosh Dental remains open for emergency dental care. All routine appointments have been deferred. If you believe you may require emergency dental treatment,…

COVID-19 Hygiene Tips

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As dentists we are effectively infection-control experts. We adhere to the highest cleaning, sterilisation and sanitisation procedures stipulated by the Dental Council New Zealand (DCNZ) for registered oral health practitioners.…

COVID-19 Update: Open For Emergency Appointments

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McIntosh Dental is providing an essential service and is open for emergency dental appointments only. This includes patients who are not currently a patient with McIntosh Dental. If you believe…

COVID-19 And Your Dental Care At McIntosh 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 McIntosh 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…

McIntosh Dental Staff News: February 2020

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Arrivals We are delighted to welcome back Oral Surgeon Dr Rakesh Jattan, who returns to the McIntosh Dental team after several years overseas extending his surgical experience. Skilled in all…
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The Beginner’s Guide To Teeth Whitening

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Teeth whitening has become increasingly popular in recent years. New technology and products have made it easier, quicker and more affordable than ever before. You no longer need to put…
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Free Teen Dental Appointments: What Should They Include?

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McIntosh Dental is proud to be a provider of free general dental care for eligible teenagers from Year 9 through to their 18th birthday. When you’re choosing which dental clinic…

The Downside To Using A Daily Mouthwash

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The mouthwash industry is a large and growing market both here in New Zealand and worldwide. In supermarkets, pharmacies, department stores, discount retailers - not to mention dental clinics -…
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Do You Really Need To Floss?

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In recent years, a report in the US caused a stir by concluding that flossing your teeth didn’t actually provide proven health benefits. Based on a review of 25 studies,…
Danielle Edwards

McIntosh Dental Staff News: December 2019

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We have welcomed on board Danielle Edwards as our new Patient Care Coordinator. Dani been working as a Dental Receptionist since she was 17 years’ old, and she knows exactly…

The McIntosh Dental Orthodontic Scholarship Winners 2019

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We are excited to announce the winners of the McIntosh Dental Orthodontic Scholarships for 2019! Once again we received a very large number of entries, and it was extremely hard…