DENTAL PRACTICE HABERFIELD, SYDNEY
Welcome to Haberfield Dental Practice in Sydney’s Inner West, a well-established dental clinic nestled in the heart of vibrant Haberfield Village. Our practice has been synonymous with dental care in Haberfield since 1922. We have built our reputation on trust, excellence of treatment, and in fulfilling our patient’s expectations within a relaxed, caring environment. Your dental needs, your understanding of your dental treatment as well as your comfort, are our highest priorities.
With our experience, ongoing professional development and a genuine interest in patient care and treatment, our team is committed to delivering a service that will make you smile – and be proud of that smile!
From the time you walk into our surgery you become a member of our dental family. Young ones, teens and adults are all welcomed to experience dental care of the highest standard.
We believe that good oral health is vital for your general heath and overall well-being.
Meet Our Team
Full Service Experienced Dentists
Operating as Haberfield’s local family dental practice since 1922, our team of dedicated professionals work together to provide our patients with an excellent comprehensive range of dental treatments from smile enhancements, routine family check-ups to more complex dental surgical procedures.
We understand that every individual is unique and we provide 1:1 special personalised care for each patient. The true ethos of the practice is to encourage preventative dentistry, we have a strong belief in educating our patients and guiding them with suggestions for improved diet and continuous practice of good oral hygiene.
Specialising in orthodontic treatments, we offer various options from metal to ceramic braces, and the latest Invisalign clear aligner technology. We want to create everlasting happy smiley patients, a smile you can be happy with and proud to wear everyday.
Forget the goop and gagging, our state-of-the-art digital impression system eliminates the need for messy putty in your mouth. For the comfort and benefit of our patients we can digitally capture a detailed 3D model of teeth and gums offering our patients a superior clinical endpoint in a fast and accurate way.
Why Choose Us?
Here at Haberfield Dental Practice we genuinely care for our patients. Our team is here to help our patients with specialised dental care, allow patients to feel at ease and support our patients in achieving the smile they desire. Known as ‘the smiley dentists’ we work hard at creating a comfortable, warm and inviting environment for our patients so that their experience at the dentist is always an enjoyable one.
Our high-quality services offer full family treatments and patient care from young children to more elderly patients. Our satisfaction is in helping you to achieve good oral health, dental treatment that is long lasting and a wonderful, bright healthy smile.
We invite you to make an appointment and join our Haberfield Dental family.
100 years of keeping Haberfield smiling!
5-star Google reviews
Over 350 Invisalign smile makeovers
How often should I see the dentist?
Seeing a dentist on a regular basis is vital to maintain good oral health and well-being.
The traditional rule of thumb is to visit the dentist every six months.
The best way to repair, alleviate and prevent dental concerns is to visit your dentist for regular check-ups. People with a higher risk of dental disease like smokers or people with a particularly sweet tooth, will find it helpful to visit the dentist up to every three or four months. Let’s keep our mouths healthy and fit just like our bodies!
What’s the best technique for cleaning my teeth?
The best way to brush your teeth is to hold the toothbrush at an angle of 45 degrees, with the bristles aimed at your gum line. The tiny area between the teeth and the gum is a great spot for bacteria and plaque to accumulate, so it is important to brush this area well. At Haberfield Dental we also love a toothbrush with a small head and softer bristles, so it is not so abrasive on your teeth!
Select a toothpaste that contains fluoride which will combine with minerals in your saliva to toughen your tooth enamel and help prevent decay.
Flossing has been proven to significantly reduce the risk of gum disease. You would ideally floss your teeth every day and if possible, before you brush your teeth.
Do I need to have X-rays?
X-rays provide your dentist with additional important information about the condition of your teeth and will reveal any hidden decay. Here at Haberfield Dental, for your own convenience we have our own X-ray machine on-site, so it is all done at the time of your appointment without any delays.
Generally x-rays are taken every 2 years depending on decay risk or if there is acute pain.
Some patients express concern about the amount of radiation there is when taking x-rays. Dental x-ray radiation is equivalent to 2% of your normal everyday radiation or 0.2% equivalent to a 6-hour flight. As they are digital, the exposure time is very low and is actually the lowest amount of exposure in any industry. It is important to remember x-rays provide a full examination to ensure you receive accurate assessment of your dentition.
When is it right for my child’s first dentist visit?
Each child is different so dentists advise that the first appointment be at 2 years of age unless there is an issue prior.
In this first visit the dentist is checking to see that their development (mouth, gums and teeth) is normal and detect any potential problems that can be managed before any serious conditions occur. Further, it is providing the opportunity for the child to be educated in good oral health care.
Does the practice participate in Medicare's Child Dental Benefits Scheme?
Haberfield Dental Practice welcomes the Federal Government’s Child Dental Benefits Scheme.
Children that are eligible to participate in this dental scheme can receive up to the value of $1,000 in dental treatment over two consecutive calendar years.
If your child is eligible, please inform the staff at the time you schedule your child’s next dental appointment.
Please note that some dental services may not be bulk-billed. If the service is not bulk-billed you will be informed prior to treatment of the out-of-pocket expense.
Does the practice offer third party finance?
Haberfield Dental Practice are proud to be partnered with Afterpay to help others access the dental care they need, when they need it.
What is Afterpay?
Afterpay is a dental payment plan that allows patients to pay off their treatment in 4 fortnightly installments. The amount is dependent on your limit.
Will I need to pay a deposit?
No. However if Afterpay does not cover the entire cost of the treatment, then the remainder will need to be paid in full.
How do I apply for Afterpay?
Applying for Afterpay is very simple and easy. There is no paperwork needed as the application is done online via the app and by the dental staff. All patients need to provide is an Australian photo ID (driver’s licence, passport or proof of age card) and their contact details.
When approved, we can start the treatment on the day as most approvals are instant.
You can download the Afterpay app for iOS devices here and for Android here.
Otherwise, please visit Afterpay website.