An update to our patients regarding COVID 19

  The doors at Nundah Village Dental currently remain open under very strict restrictions. It is important to note that for 3 weeks we have been screening all patients and staff prior to the entry to our practice to ensure we can continue to provide treatment in a safe environment this has included a temperature […]

Infection Control Training

Megan, Teylah and Vidisha recently attended a Continual Professional Development day at the Australian Dental Association Queensland branch on the Recent Developments on Infection Control. The training day was presented by Prof Laurie Walsh and covered the minimum requirements that need to be met for infection control in Dental Practices as well as changes we […]

Why we aren’t Preferred Providers

Why are we different from preferred provider practices? Preferred is simply a term used by Health Insurers to say that dentist has agreed to treat their fund members at a specific price.  Basically it is the funds trying to maximise their profits.  Some health funds will pay a preferred provider more of a rebate than […]

Mouth Guard Group Discount


 During Early February and March we offer mouth guards at a reduced cost during our Mouth Guard group discount afternoons. Cost: Half price $95.00 or your Health Insurance Rebate – whichever is higher.  Usual Price $190.00 This means ‘no gap’ for most Private Health Insurance holders – quote item number 151 to your insurance company to check […]

Winter Tooth Sensitivity

Has the cooler winter weather made you aware of an ache or pain in a tooth? With the cooler air we often hear from many more patients suffering from tooth sensitivity. Sensitivity is usually the first sign that something is not quite right with a tooth and it can due to a number of reasons. […]

Latest Health Fund Profits

2016 saw Bupa record a net surplus of $328.7 million, Medibank Private $317.7 million and HCF $153 million. Bupa sends its profit to its parent company in the UK.  Medibank received government approval to increase its overall premiums by 6.59% from 1 April 2015 and another 5.64% from 1 April 2016. These are huge increases as inflation […]

Health Funds – Premium Increases and Belt Tightening


Recent increases to health fund premiums have averaged 6.18%, which is way above the rate of inflation. We are well aware that our patients are trying to balance the home finances and dental treatment is often an unexpected burden on the budget. About health insurers NIB and Medibank Private are public listed companies that have […]

Overseas crowns on News

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You may have seen Channel 7 News discussing substandard laboratory crowns being made overseas without regulation. It is with great pride at these times Nundah Village Dental can assure our patients that we have always paid the extra price to use local Australian laboratories and support our excellent technicians. We have also never …put price […]