For most of us, visiting the dentist is a necessary chore.
Certainly not something we eagerly look forward to. And this is why, in some cases, we tend to put our appointments off or not make them in the first place.
This is an unwise approach, however, as oral health is a necessary foundation for overall health, and the longer we wait to have our teeth cleaned or repaired, the more time-consuming and expensive the process becomes.
And we also know there are some people who are anxious about visiting a dentist, some even have a phobia.
Finally, we know that how you feel during dental treatment can have a deep impact on how the treatment goes and your likelihood to return.
This is why, at Thornton Dental, we do everything within our power to streamline your dental experience.
Before your care
Thornton Dental is set up for your convenience – we not only offer late-afternoon/early-evening hours on weekdays, but we are also open on Saturday morning for patients with busy schedules during the week.
We are located on Taylor Ave, and public transportation is nearby.
Our website is a great way for you to get a feel for us before you enter our office.
We offer a 360-degree virtual tour, which showcases our modern, attractive, and efficient office and surgery. We also have a promotions page, which is currently offering a great deal for new patients:
New Patient Promotions
Pay No Gap: No Gap for a dental check-up, clean, fluoride, and 2 X-rays (with any health insurance)
No Health Insurance: $145 ($95 for children) for Check-up, Clean, and Fluoride
The website is also a great place to see more detailed explanations of our treatment, insurance coverage, etc.
When you do enter our office, our friendly staff will help you get oriented and fill out any paperwork that might be needed.
Meet the Thornton Dental team
Principal Dentist Dr Srihalasya Borra completed her Bachelors in Dental Science in 2007.
She completed her OTC Training at The Royal Dental Hospital Melbourne (DHSV), and Qualified as a General Dentist, Registered in Australian Dental Association (ADA).
Dental Assistant Nadia Weeks is experienced and knowledgeable, with a friendly personality, and a happy smile. She assists in many procedures and helps up maintain strict infection and cleanliness control.
Dental Assistant Simona has a Qualified Certificate III in Dental Nursing and helps with receiving patients.
Treatments at Thornton Dental
We think of ourselves as “full-service” dentists, offering our patients a range of preventative, general, cosmetic, restorative, and emergency dentistry.
Below, is a list of our services:
- Oral Hygiene Habits
- Health and Diet
- Teeth Cleaning
- Tooth Fillings
- Veteran’s Care
- Dental Care for Children
- Night Guards
- Knocked-out Teeth
- Wisdom Teeth Impaction
- Child Dental Benefit Schedule
Finally, we offer emergency treatment. If you are in extreme pain or have a sudden change in your mouth or jaw, you may have a dental emergency. If so, stay calm and contact your Thornton Dental team as soon as possible.
Some common emergencies we deal with include:
- Severe toothache
- A Broken or cracked tooth
- Severe pain in your gums/jaw
- A tooth being knocked out
- Denture repairs
- Sports injuries
When your treatment ends, more work begins! As you leave the office, we will provide you with any information, advice, techniques, or materials you need for aftercare or to maximise your oral health.
We will also help you choose a time for your next appointment, so that worry will be off your back.
This is also the time to arrange payment, which Thornton Dental makes easier by accepting a wide range of providers.
We also support the National Dental Plan – a dental payment that helps dental professionals and patients by financing treatment plans.
NDP breaks down the cost into affordable fortnightly payments, allowing dental patients to have their treatment completed when it is needed.
To see a complete list of possibilities, scroll down to the bottom of our home page.
Why Choose Thornton Dental?
Our mission is to make dentistry affordable without sacrificing the quality of care.
- We focus on patient care
- World-class infection control
- Friendly, approachable, and experienced team
- Child-friendly and relaxing environment
- Patient comfort, safety and satisfaction are our primary goals
- Customised care tailored to your specific needs
- Integrity, high standards, premium quality materials
- Anxiety control and pain management
New Patients Promotions
Pay No Gap: No Gap for dental check-up, clean, fluoride & 2 x-rays (with any health insurance)
No Health Insurance: Only $145 ($95 for kids) for Check-up, Clean & Fluoride
Call us on (02) 4966 2996 or see us online.
We are located at 9/1 Taylor Ave in Thornton.