• April 11, 2012
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Making your family’s dental care more affordable! Part 5: Budget tips

Fees at your dentist are much like the prices in your supermarket, at the hairdresser, at your local cafe. Just like you budget for your groceries, power bills, entertainment, you can also budget for your dental care. The best way to do this is to stop thinking of dental expenses as ‘unknown’, ‘unexpected’ or ‘miscellaneous’ […]

  • April 3, 2012
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Making your family’s dental care more affordable! Part 4: your entitlements

This is the final article in the series. We look forward to your feedback and whether some of these tips worked for your family. “Health insurance” can be a misleading term when it comes to dentistry. It makes little sense to be ‘insured’ for a chronic disease. Dental disease is a chronic, pre-existing disease in […]

  • April 2, 2012
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Making your family’s dental care more affordable! Part 3: know “what you’re in for”

We are now getting to the exciting part where it becomes a lot clearer how almost everyone can afford best quality dental care for their whole family without worrying about the financial implications. If you have followed our advice thus far, you would have: 1. Understood and accepted that the business of private dentistry is expensive. […]

  • April 1, 2012
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Online Dental Check Up Tool

We all know we can now do most things online. These days I opt for online shopping, online socializing, online information gathering, online bill payment….Well, now you can even have a dental check up online! You must be thinking I have lost my mind… Dental diseases are largely lifestyle diseases, much like obesity, type II […]

  • February 9, 2012
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Making your family’s dental care more affordable! Part 2: think long term

Knowing what we know about the cost of dental treatment should be an incentive enough for us to avoid any need for treatment. However, teeth and mouth are a part of the rest of our bodies and are usually the first organ to show signs of deteriorating health, unhealthy habits and unsustainable lifestyle. On the […]

  • February 1, 2011
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Making your family’s dental care more affordable! Part 1: why is dentistry so expensive?

Dentistry in Australia is provided mostly in private dental practice. Our public health system cannot cater for the demands of even the most disadvantaged parts of our society. Partly, this is due to the fact that dental disease is a chronic disease that most people suffer from and with an ageing population, this demand is […]

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