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COVID-19 UPDATE: 18th November 2020

18 November, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Dentistry On Unley is temporarily closed in an effort to maintain the health and safety of our patients. We are planning to reopen on Wednesday 25th November.


Dentistry on Unley is back!

05 May, 2020

You will see that we have made some changes to carefully follow government infection control protocol. At DoU we take your health very seriously! We look forward to seeing you all soon!




CEREC Primescans

04 January, 2020

Dentistry on Unley are proud owners of not one but two CEREC Primescans. Making us the first surgery with two complete systems in Australia.

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Merry Christmas

11 December, 2019

Merry Dentistry On Unley Christmas!

It really is the best time of the year, and we are so lucky to celebrate with our amazing team, with great food and lots of fun at our end of year Christmas party.


Adelaide Dental School Gala Dinner

22 October, 2019

Our team celebrating 100 years at the Adelaide Dental School Gala Dinner.


Dr Roger makes a Turkish home visit!

22 August, 2019

Dr Roger's patients come from far and wide around the world. Every year for the last eight years, Mrs Ayten Kizilersu would visit her daughter Ayse who lives in Adelaide, and call in to Dentistry on Unley for any required dental treatment. Dr Roger always said one day he would drop in and visit Ayten in her home in Istanbul for a coffee, and recently he made good on his word.


Dental Health Week 2019

06 August, 2019

It’s time to get your mouth on track! 
Dental Health Week (5-11 August) aims to raise awareness on how to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

Having regular dental appointments means your teeth and gums get the consistent care they need, if you are overdue for your dental appointment, call us today on 08 8272 9087.


Children's Day

08 July, 2019

We love dressing up for Children's Day!! If you would like to book your child into see one of our Oral Health Therapists for our next Children’s Day, please contact the practice on 8272 9087 to make an appointment.

Check out more photos from the day on our Facebook and Instagram pages.



Dental Congress

06 June, 2019

The Dentistry on Unley team at the 38th Annual Dental Congress that was recently held in Adelaide. Show casing the latest in dental products and allowing us to keep up to date with all the advancements in dentistry. As you can imagine Dentistry today is very fast moving with a lot of new technology and new advances in each specific field. The congress also allows peers to network and bounce ideas of each other. What a fantastic event! Our team loved being a part of upskilling their education for dental excellence!


22 May, 2019

Dr Diana and Dr Vadi attended a course last Wednesday, learning new and improved ways to deliver optimal treatment. The team at DOU are always striving to improve and invest a lot of time in education so that we can deliver exceptional care to our patients.


Dental Congress

13 May, 2019

Our Hygienist Sue attended the Dental Congress held in Adelaide this year and was lucky enough to win an Electric toothbrush!!


Primespeak Seminar

19 March, 2019

Last week the Dentistry on Unley team attended a two day Primespeak seminar, learning how to present treatment options and build long lasting patient relationships.

Thank you to our guest speaker Maya from Prime Practice Management for such an informative and interesting seminar.

The team at Dentistry on Unley look forward to showcasing our new ideas and continuing our mission to always providing 'quality care for every individual'.


Congratulations Sal

15 February, 2019

The Dentistry on Unley team would like to say a big congratulations to our Front Office Coordinator Sal on her wedding day!

Visit our Facebook and Instagram pages for more photos.


Introducing our new Oral Health Therapist Hannah

10 January, 2019

Dentistry on Unley would like to welcome our new Oral Health Therapist Hannah.

Hannah will be working Monday, Tuesday afternoons, Thursday mornings, Friday and alternate Saturdays. If you would like to make a time to see Hannah for your hygiene appointment or for your child to see her, speak with one of our Front Office Coordinators today on 8272 9087. To find out more about Hannah visit our team profile page.


Christmas Opening Hours

20 December, 2018

Monday 24th December : OPEN 8:30am- 12:30pm

Tuesday 25th December: CLOSED

Wednesday 26th December: CLOSED

Thursday 27th December: OPEN 8:30am- 12:30pm 

Friday 28th December: CLOSED

Saturday 29th December: CLOSED 

Monday 31st January: CLOSED

Tuesday 1st January: CLOSED

Wednesday 2nd January: OPEN, resume usual business hours.

Please note the days opened are for emergency patients only. If your matter is urgent we ask that you please call the practice ASAP to make a booking to be seen by one of our Dentists. If you have called out of our emergency hours and we are no longer open, please phone the Australian Dental Associations locum Dental service on 7111 3583

Have a lovely Christmas from all the team at Dentistry on Unley. We look forward to seeing you in 2019!


Prime Practice Training Day

15 December, 2018

Recently the Dentistry on Unley team had their annual planning day with Prime Practice Management. This was a great opportunity for the team to come together, brainstorm new ideas and plan for the future to improve and provide exceptional service.



27 November, 2018

Tooth wear is a common dental condition and can result in poor aesthetics and functional outcomes. Wear can be described as attrition, abrasion and erosion and can be a result of all three processes. Mechanical wear is described as attrition (grinding between opposing teeth) and abrasion (wear of teeth by external object). 

Smile Mail Newsletter 2018

16 October, 2018

Check out our latest Smile Mail Newsletter where you can find out everything that's happening at Dentistry on Unley.


Oral Care for Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment

11 October, 2018

Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy may cause changes to the mouth, throat and teeth. Patients undertaking chemotherapy and radiotherapy must take extra care and pay attention to their oral health, to keep the mouth healthy, comfortable and reduce the risk of problems after treatment.

Good oral health should be achieved before the start of treatment therefore, an appointment with the dentist is strongly recommended prior to commencing chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

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Congratulations Adele

20 August, 2018

The Dentistry on Unley team would like to wish Adele all the best on her maternity leave and new role as a mum!! 

Here is a photo recently from her farewell drinks at the Cremorne hotel.


Dental Health Week 2018 - Pro Tips for better flossing!

08 August, 2018

There are so many different kinds of flossing tools you can use! Have you tried them? If not, ask our hygiene team at your next hygiene appointment! They will be happy to help you out and demonstrate how to use them. Happy flossing!! 

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Dental Health Week 2018 - Pro tips for better brushing

07 August, 2018

Check out this video for some great Oral Health Tips! 

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Dental Health Week 2018

06 August, 2018

Dental Health Week 6th-12th of August!!

Aiming to educate Australians about the importance of maintaining good oral health in every aspect of their lives.

Stay tuned for lots of tips on our Facebook and Instagram pages! 

Visit the ADA website for more information.



Annual Fundraising Dinner

02 August, 2018

Dr Roger, Dr Diana and Dr Laura all glammed up for the Annual Fundraising Dinner at the Adelaide Wine Centre, hosted by the Dental Research and Education Fund. The dinner raises much needed funds to support the Community Outreach Dental Program to provide dental and other health services for vulnerable groups in the community.
What a great event!


Introducing our new Oral Health Therapist Denise

10 July, 2018

Denise will be working Wednesdays, Thursday evenings and Saturdays. If you would like to make a time to see Denise for your hygiene appointment speak with one of our Front Office Coordinators today on 8272 9087 


New Patients Welcome

10 April, 2018

If you have a friend or family member looking for a NEW Dental Practice, refer them today and you get $25 off your next hygiene appointment!



Stop Bullying Campaign

16 March, 2018

On Friday 16th March the Dentistry on Unley team put on blue shirts to show our support and get behind the campaign to STOP Bullying!


New Patient Offer - Receive a COMPLIMENTARY Oral B - Electric Toothbrush in January 2018

15 January, 2018

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

The Dentistry On Unley team are excited to provide you the opportunity to receive a complimentary Oral B - Electric toothbrush for the month of January 2018. To receive this offer, simply book now for a New Patient examination in January and be sure to mention the Oral B promotion!

Terms and conditions apply. 



Christmas Smile-Mail 2017 is out NOW!

07 December, 2017

Dentistry on Unley's Christmas Smile-Mail 2017 e-newsletter is out.

Check it out here!



Christmas Party for Special Children

05 December, 2017

This year Dentistry on Unley donated $500 towards sponsoring the Christmas Party for Special Children.

Since 1994 they have hosted the Christmas Party in South Australia. A big thank you to the Adelaide Zoo for holding such a wonderful event.

This event gives children with special needs the opportunity to enjoy a day just for them!

We feel honoured to be apart of this special day!

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Dentistry on Unley Christmas Opening Hours

01 December, 2017

With Christmas soon upon us Dentistry on Unley would like all our patients to note we will be closed from Friday 22nd December 2017 and reopen Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

Dentistry on Unley will also be open for emergency patients ONLY from 8:30am on both Wednesday 27th December and Friday 29th December. If your matter is urgent we ask that you please telephone the practice from 8.00am to make a booking on either of our emergency dates.





Nick Galimitakis joins the Dentistry on Unley Team!

27 November, 2017

Nick is our new Oral Health Therapist.

From a young age, Nick always aimed to work as a health professional due to his caring nature and drive to dedicate his life towards helping people. Nick has a passion for improving the oral health of our patients by focusing on dental health education and promoting a 'prevention first' approach against oral health diseases such as tooth decay, gingivitis and periodontal disease.

Nick is available for appointments Thursday and Friday.

To read more about Nick visit


Drinking bottled water? You could be compromising your oral health

13 November, 2017

With the increasing popularity of bottled water, Australian’s are missing out on the benefits of fluoride only added to tap water. 

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Research suggests e-cigarettes may be harmful to your oral health

07 November, 2017

Electronic cigarettes have continued to rise in popularity as an alternative to smoking. However, recent studies have demonstrated that they may actually be harmful to your oral health.


The future of dentistry: Could we one day regrow our own teeth?

21 October, 2017

A Research team in New Zealand aims to regrow teeth with biocompatible material.

Dr Azam Ali and his team have recently shown that it is possible to promote the renewal of dental tissue.



Male coffee drinkers at risk of gum disease

07 October, 2017

Could that daily dose of coffee be affecting the health of your gums?‚Äč

If you’re a coffee addict, make sure you’re on top of your oral health!


Dentistry on Unley Farewells Cat Newsham

04 September, 2017

Sadly, Dentistry on Unley are saying farewell to our Oral Health Therapist Catherine Newsham.

Cat has decided to move back home to Perth to be with her family.

We wish her all the best in life's endeavours.


Special Whitening Offer

16 August, 2017

If you are interested in a whiter, brighter SMILE there is a SPECIAL OFFER with Philips Zoom in-chair whitening where you will receive $50 cash back!

Visit this website below for more information:

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Smile Competition

01 August, 2017


Dentistry on Unley are holding a competition for the month of August!

All you need to do to enter the competition is send us a photo of you SMILING via Instagram or on our Facebook page to be in the draw to WIN an Oral B Electric Toothbrush valued at $199.


Biggest Morning Tea

18 July, 2017

Dentistry on Unley would like to announce that our BIGGEST MORNING tea held at the Practice on Thursday 25th May 2017 raised $135.05 from Staff and Patients.

Smile-Mail Winter Edition out now!

10 June, 2017

The Winter edition of our quarterly e-newsletter Smile-mail is out.

Check it out here!

Catering for the Hearing Impaired

29 May, 2017

Dentistry on Unley are proud to announce that our Oral Health Therapist Amy has just completed Auslan 1 and Auslan 2 at Deaf Can:Do.


Biggest Morning Tea Fundraiser

25 May, 2017

Dentistry on Unley are taking part in the Biggest Morning Tea, fundraising for the Cancer Council Australia.

Please feel free to donate to this great cause when you are next in for an appointment.


Time2Switch Campaign

03 April, 2017

How much are you getting back?

With premiums going up and up and rebates not keeping pace, getting value from your private health insurance isn't easy.

So take some time to compare and review your extras cover. You may find its Time2Switch.

Check out the link below to compare.

Make your health insurance work for you.


Dental visits and Pregnancy

11 January, 2017

Dental hygiene care should ideally start before you plan to become pregnant, so that any decay or other dental problems can be treated before. Regular dental maintenance and examinations should continue throughout the pregnancy to help maintain your oral health at its best.

Be sure to tell us at Dentistry on Unley that you are pregnant, so that some treatments can be avoided e.g. fluoride and radiographs.

Dental treatment between the third to sixth months of pregnancy is the best time for both you and your baby. (ARCPOH)


Smile-Mail Christmas Edition out now!

13 December, 2016

The Christmas edition of our quarterly e-newsletter Smile-mail is out.

Check it out here!

Extended Hours

25 November, 2016

Dentistry on Unley have now extended opening hours for 2017.

We will now be open Wednesday & Thursday evenings until 8pm and Saturday's 9am until 3pm.

If out of hours suits you better please call our Front Office Coordinators on 8272 9087 to book a time in the New Year.


Spring Smile-mail out now!

07 September, 2016

The Spring edition of our quarterly e-newsletter Smile-mail is out. Check it out here![UNIQID]


Cynergex Medical Emergencies Training Day

25 August, 2016

The team at Dentistry on Unley recently had our annual medical emergencies training day held by facilitator Shane Hawkinson from the Cynergex Group - a leading provider of professional paramedic education in Australia.

Our patients can be reassured that we are following the best standards in the management of medical emergencies in the dental setting.

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Does Australia need a Sugar Tax?

19 August, 2016

The UK introduced a sugar tax in March this year, with sugary drinks the primary target. The tax is mainly intended to tackle obesity in future generations, and will be levied based on the amount of sugar that drink manufacturers add to their product. The additional money raised by the tax will be used to benefit primary school sports programs.

Preferred Provider Dentistry

18 August, 2016

When you hand your fee estimate over to some ‘Private Health Insurers’ they will almost certainly redirect you to their ‘preferred providers’ for higher rebates…

Decay, Diet and Tooth Erosion

17 August, 2016

Tooth decay is a common health problem in Australia, but it is preventable. Regular visits to the dentist and hygienist, a healthy balanced diet, and proper oral care can help keep teeth healthy.

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Benefits of spitting and not rinsing fluoride toothpaste

14 July, 2016

Did you know that NOT rinsing out Fluoride toothpaste after brushing provides ongoing protection and can help strengthen your teeth!
Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that is important to help keep your teeth healthy. Teeth regularly exposed to fluoride are stronger against acid attack which occurs from foods, drinks and from the bacteria that cause tooth decay.

Electric Toothbrush

23 June, 2016

Did you know that an Electric Tooth Brush when used correctly is more effective in removing plaque than a manual tooth brush and much less likely to cause gum recession which can lead to tooth sensitivity.


Cinema Advertising

01 June, 2016

Dentistry on Unley will be embarking on a new adventure in Cinema advertising.

We have joined forces with Wallis Cinemas at Mitcham to help maximise our impact on advertising in the local community.


Autumn Smile-mail out now!

12 May, 2016

The Autumn edition of our quarterly e-newsletter Smile-mail is out. Check it out here![UNIQID]


National Breast Cancer Foundation Charity Event

02 May, 2016

DOU is helping to raise awareness and funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation to help support life-changing breast cancer research.

DOU will be donating $1000 to the NBCF along with any donations received from our patients in the month of May.


Wednesday Evenings

14 April, 2016

Dentistry on Unley is now opened on Wednesday evenings until 8pm.

If you would like to arrange an appointment please call our Front Office Coordinators on 8272 9087.

Mouthguard Special

23 March, 2016

Now that winter sports are here it is time to try your mouthguard and check that it fits correctly and there are no signs of definite wear which could compromise its effectiveness.

Look out for our special, 25% off on professionally made custom fitted mouthguards now $160.


Sign the petition, save the CDBS!

17 March, 2016

The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) provides financial support for basic dental services for children aged 2-17 years.

The Australian Government have advised they do not intend to finance the scheme in the next budget & are effectively looking at axing it.

This means greater out of pocket expenses for parents/ carers of eligible children.

If this affects you or someone you know, please click on the link below to sign the petition to keep CDBS!

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Children's Day in January!

28 January, 2016

Thank you to everyone who participated in our latest Children's Day on Friday the 22nd of January.

We love seeing children go home with lots of rewards, a happy smile and a positive dental experience!

The next available Children's Day is Friday 29th April. If you would like to schedule an appointment for your child, please contact us on  8272 9087.

Check out all the photos from the day on our Dentistry on Unley Facebook page.



Planning day 2016

21 January, 2016

Dentistry on Unley had its Annual Planning Day last Friday 15th January at the Highway Hotel. It was a great opportunity for our team to all come together and brainstorm ideas for 2016 and how we can continue to improve our Practice.



Dentistry on Unley joins the TerraCycle Brigade Program

18 January, 2016

Dentistry on Unley joins TerraCycle by collecting used toothbrushes, floss packs & toothpastes, sending them off to be recycled into affordable, innovative products. Don't forget to bring any of these items in when you next have an appointment with us!

To read more about TerraCycle visit this website:



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Children's Days @ DoU

Our Children's Days are fantastic for young children who haven't been to the dentist before or are shy or nervous about going to the dentist. This is a fun day where children can have their face painted, put on dress ups, get their teeth checked and go home with lots of rewards, a happy smile and a positive dental experience!

Our Children's Dental Day dates can be found on our Facebook page or by calling the practice on 08 8272 9087.

Photos from our previous Children's Dental Days are available on the Dentistry On Unley Facebook page.

If you would like to schedule an appointment on our next Children's day, please contact us on 8272 9087 or alternatively you may email us here.

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