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The Journey begins

Hampton Dentist

We are happy to announce construction has started on our new purpose build practice with onsite parking! We are moving to 598 Hampton Street, Hampton in October 2017   Our passionate dentist in Hampton, Dr Max Patel, moved to the area 2010. On a beautiful summers days, he walked past…

Champion of both his passions – Dentistry and Golf!

Hampton Dentist

Congratulations Dr Max! Hampton dentist Dr Max Patel attended the Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB) annual Autumn Golf Day at the Metropolitan golf club. Congratulations to Dr Max who was the only dentist/golfer to beat the course with a score of +4, being the winner of the day and…

Motivating Your Child to Brush Their Teeth

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Motivating Your Child to Brush Their Teeth Motivating kids to brush their teeth is not always a simple task. Learning how to maintain proper oral hygiene takes time and to be honest is not always inherently fun for children. It is critical however, for kids from a young age, to…

Is stress affecting your oral health?

Stress can affect your oral health

Is your lifestyle and stress affecting your oral health? If you are like most people, the odds are good that your idea of a healthy lifestyle begins and ends with making sure you eat lots of fruit and vegetables, and get exercise as much as you can. And while both…

Dr Max is a dentist with passion who genuinely cares

Dentist in Hampton Vic

Your dentist in Hampton Vic who has passion & cares for you! Why just see any dentist? You deserve the best care, the best advice, the best service, the best dental treatment and the best of dental technology. You deserve to be treated as an individual not 'just another patient'. You deserve…

Children’s Dental Health

Child Dental Health

Children's Dental Health It’s never too early to begin teaching good oral hygiene to your children. Behaviours learnt when they’re young tend to stick with them throughout life. The need for this is increasingly important with tooth decay among children on the rise, with more than half of all 6…

Dental Tourism – Think twice before taking the risk

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Dentist in Hampton Vic Dental Tourism - Think twice before taking the risk For many people holidays involve sun, surf and beaches, and a cocktail by the pool. But for increasing numbers of people, they also mean a chance to get some dental work done ‘on the cheap’ overseas, part of…

The Child Dental Benefit Scheme remains in operation

Child Dental Health

The Child Dental Benefit Scheme remains in operation Published by the ADA on 25 May 2016 When the federal government confirmed in April this year that it intended to close the Child Dental Benefit Scheme (CDBS) and replace it with the Child and Adult Public Dental Scheme (caPDS), the scheduled date for…

Choosing the right health fund policy

We often get asked "which is the best private health fund?" Choosing the right health fund policy can be a hard. There is almost 35 health funds in Australia. Most offer three options, single, couple and family policies. Let’s break this down further, we will be given a choice of hospital,…

Dental X-rays

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There’s a lot going on in your mouth that is not visible to the naked eye, and dental X-rays allow Dr Max to see what’s happening below the surface. By taking X-rays, Dr Max is provided with a comprehensive assessment of the health of your mouth. No visible signs of trouble Tooth decay…

Help us try to save the child dental benefit scheme

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Help us save the child dental benefit scheme. Deficient dental funding confirmed in the Federal Budget 4 May 2016 With the formal tabling of the Federal Budget tonight, Australia has been handed a dental funding proposal wholly deficient in its ability to meet the needs of the Australian public. While…

Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS) Announcement

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Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS) Announcement Over the weekend you may have noticed coverage across print and television media about the future of the Child Dental Benefits Schedule. During a meeting with the National Oral Health Alliance, of which the ADA is a member, the Federal Health Minster The Hon. Sussan…

Children’s Sleep Dentistry

Children sleep dentistry

Your child’s oral health is extremely important, however, many parents know the dread that accompanies dental appointments. For many parents, the thought of their child’s dental appointment is just as daunting for them as it is for the child. If your child is prone to tears and anxiety attacks come…

Sleep Dentistry – What are the benefits?

Sleep dentistry benefits

For the last article in our series on Sleep Dentistry we look at the benefits associated with sedation dentistry to help you decide if it’s the best option for your next treatment. Here at Siana Dental we have a reputation for the highest quality of care and service. We understand…

Sleep dentistry – Fear of the dentist

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Sleep dentistry - Fear of the dentist Join us for a closer look at the causes and implications of dental phobia. Anxiety around visiting the dentist is common, but you don’t have to suffer in silence. A phobia causes intense and persistent fear, anxiety and panic. A phobia is debilitating…

Sleep Dentistry

Sleep Dentistry

Forget your fears of the dentist and get the care you deserve through sleep dentistry, with the team at Siana Dental. At Siana Dental we understand it is common to fear or experience anxiety when thinking about visiting the dentist. Unfortunately this means that many people avoid preventive treatment and…

Explaining sedation dentistry

Dentist in Hampton Vic

Making complex dental treatments accessible If you require a series of complex dental treatments, our trained dental team may suggest that you have intravenous sedation dentistry. ­­­­Intravenous sedation can be otherwise referred to as sleep or twilight dentistry. In many cases, our patients who have had a sedation dentistry appointment…

Areas we Service:

Hampton

Sandringham

Brighton

Bentleigh

Siana Dental accepts all major health funds

Address

598 Hampton Street
(entry via South Rd)

Hampton, VIC, 3188

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday 9:00am - 7:00pm Wednesday* 9:00am - 1:30pm Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm Friday 7:30am - 2:00pm