Your practice accredited dental surgery in Port Douglas
The Dental Practice that gets mistaken for a day spa it provides such a relaxing atmosphere based in a unique style premises that nestles into the tropical greenery at Port Douglas.
You can be reassured of a high level of care and high standards in that we do as we are one of the few dental practices in Far North Queensland to have completed the full Dental Practice accreditation, meaning we abide by a strict system of National Safety and Quality Health Services standards.
Your oral health can affect your general wellbeing. Our belief is by educating our patients on nutrition and correct brushing and care routines, we can help maintain their teeth and gums, reducing the need for future dental treatments. With regular check-ups and by following our advice, you can save money on your overall oral health care.
At our Port Douglas dental surgery we want to create a relaxing atmosphere for all ages. Our patients love our tropical setting and how caring and attentive our staff are to their needs.
We want to help even the most nervous patients feel comfortable. All questions are welcome and we will listen to any concerns you have during any stage of your treatment.
Book an appointment today and avoid emergencies at inconvenient times.
Dr. Graeme Stringer
B.D.Sc., M.D.Sc., F.R.A.C.D.S., F.A.C.N.E.M.(Dent), F.A.S.L.M, Adv.Dip (Ayur. Med.)
Over 37 years experience after graduating from University of Melbourne in 1981.
Since then has developed skills and extra qualifications in many areas of dentistry.
The underlying thread is that Dr Graeme promotes preventive measures to help maintain dental health and avoid problems. The latest trends to manage oral health are available due to continual professional development. This approach to excellence has been certified with the Dental Practice being a Fully Accredited Dental practice under the National Health Standards. Not all dental practices have achieved this and only a few in Far North Queensland.
This provides assurance that any concerns you may have are followed up to achieve a positive outcome.
Skills and knowledge include a Masters Degree with lasers in dentistry, Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons with more comprehensive general dental skills, nutritional medicine with Fellowship in Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine( Dental Faculty), achieved after exams and case work, Full membership of Aust. Soc. For Hypnosis after 2 years course work, and exams, case reports, recently Fellowship of Australian Society of LifestyleMedicine with effects of lifestyle on health and Adv. Dip in Ayurvedic medicine , being the qualification to be recognised as an Ayurvedic Practitioner. Other certificates in Orthodontics, Sleep disturbances related to jaws, bio-compatible dentistry, and others. Thus a very comprehensive approach to oral health can be provided.
Trainee Dental Assistant
Dental Assistant and newest team member who will provide a kind and caring approach to your dental appointment.
Cert IV Senior DA
Senior Dental Assistant, Cert. III and Cert IV qualified. Very experienced with skills in all aspects of dentistry and great at ensuring a relaxed enjoyable appointment.
Cert III Dental Assistant
Cert. III Dental Assistant with a bright bubbly personality that makes a lively enjoyable appointment.
About Our Memberships & Accreditations
As a Fellow, Dr Stringer has completed studies and examinations on the role of nutritional medicine in oral health. This includes oral tissues showing signs of nutritional deficiencies and or imbalances reflecting general health problems and also where supplements of vitamins, minerals, prebiotics and probiotics and general nutrition can assist oral health.
Achieved with studies and tests to achieve this high standard. Many lifestyle factors effect general health, it is the cause of at least 80% of chronic general health issues today and oral health is also effected by such habits as smoking, alcohol intake, lack of exercise, stressful lifestyle, poor diet and irregular routines, as well as poor oral health adversely effecting general health.
Is the highest training available in Ayurvedic Medicine in Australia at present. The word Ayurveda means science of healthy living and is the traditional system of medicine from India. It is currently undergoing a resurgence around the world as research validates this system that has survived for thousands of years. It provides a comprehensive practical approach to regaining and maintaining health throughout life.
As a qualified Ayurvedic Practitioner Dr Stringer can provide a wide range of natural treatments, including a range of herbal treatments, that help a wide range of health issues. For oral health disorders there are many such herbal and other treatments.
As an accredited private dental practice (one of the few in North Queensland) our Level of Care has been assessed by the QIP (Quality in Practice) team and meets the National Standards from NSQHS. Not all Dental Practices have achieved this Certification and it indicates our commitment to high quality service, working to a high level in all aspects of Dental Practice.