5. Why is dental treatment so expensive?

In any industry, price variations are to be expected. However, factors that affect pricing in dentistry go far beyond just material costs (did you know that most dental materials are imported?).

 

 

Some factors may include:

 

  • Experience and commitment to constant postgraduate training for dentists.
  • Experience and level of training of the nursing team and staff
  • Location, comfort and decor of the clinic
  • Investments in latest equipment, tools, materials, machines and digital technology.
  • Customer Service standards
  • Complexity of the dental treatment required
  • Expectations of the patient
  • Choice of dental material selected
  • Lack of regular dental maintenance resulting in expensive emergency treatment.
  • The fact that dentistry is a service, not just a commodity. Highly skilled dentists who combine artistry with science offer a very different experience.

 

 

At Elite Dental Group, we pride ourselves on excellent service and treatment standards in all aspects of general and specialist dentistry. Therefore, we believe that our fees are a fair reflection of the outstanding patient experience that we provide.

 

 

Here is our promise with the Elite Dental Experience:

 

 

Pain-free dentistry

 

Comfortable injections and sedation options are available for a range of treatments, including fillings, root canal treatment, wisdom tooth surgery and implants.

 

 

Flexible payment options

 

Interest-free payment options are available so that you can have the dentistry you want without worrying about the cost.

 

 

Convenience

 

Our dental practice is a one stop shop that provides a full range of dental services from restorative treatments such as crowns, fillings, root canal treatment and onlays to braces and Invisalign and surgery.

 

 

Our team of visiting specialists are on hand to manage complex cases in-house with support from experienced anaesthesiologists for IV sedation.

 

 

For emergencies, we have a 24 hour after-office-hours phone answering service that is manned by our rostered dentist. We can also speak to you (during our business hours) by phone, Whatsapp, SMS or email.

 

 

If you have a dental emergency during our business hours, we make it a point to see you on the very same day.

 

 

Comfortable clinical environment

 

Relax with a complimentary drink in our welcome lounge while admiring the tropical paludarium.

 

 

Soothing music and a custom-blended aromatherapy is piped into all our treatment rooms. Bang&Olufsen headphones are available should you wish to listen to your personal music selection. Please ask us for help should you require charging for your mobile phone or laptops. Your children will be amply entertained by colouring pages and our complimentary Internet corner.

 

 

Our team loves people! We understand that dentistry can be scary, so we aim to make you feel welcome from the first phone call.

 

 

State of the art Dentistry

 

Our dentists make it a point to keep up to date with the latest advancements happening around the globe in dentistry. Incremental improvements to our daily clinical practice are taking place all the time. Training also extends to our entire team.

 

 

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Transparency

 

The majority of our patients have been referred by friends and family who appreciate our special brand of dentistry. We do not pre-judge based on past dental history or personal circumstances.

 

 

Our dentists will explore all possible treatment options open to you. This conversation will also cover potential complications and remedial options so that you can have a realistic idea of what to expect. Should you require more specialist care, your dentist will refer you appropriately.

 

 

Sufficient clinical time, never rushed

 

Most of our time with you will be spent getting to know you, going over your treatment options and working on preventive strategies to safeguard your long-term oral health.

 

 

Our front office coordinates with the clinical team to ensure that sufficient time is booked for clinical work to be completed to a high standard, while ensuring your comfort and safety.

 

 

We can’t wait to welcome you into the Elite Dental family.

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2. Why can’t the dentist ever see me on time?

3. Why does it seem that dentists push for treatment that I feel is unnecessary?

4. Why must I go to the dentist for maintenance check-ups when I have no pain?

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