Victoria 2021 5 day lockdown and dental care for emergencies
On Friday February 12 2021, Victoria announced a “circuit creaker” 5 day lockdown. This is planned to end midnight Wednesday February 17th 2021.
During this time, routine dental checkups are not permitted.
Emergency and urgent dental care is available, however is restricted to the following;
Procedures and surgical treatment undertaken by dentists in the management of:
i. patients with obvious facial swelling due to infection i.e. vestibular swelling (no trismus), facial swelling (with trismus); or
ii. facial trauma; or
iii. severe unrelenting pain.
We are able to perform consultations to assess whether you suit the criteria for dental treatment during lockdown. However, in some cases we may only be able to perform intermediate (temporary) work during lockdown, and reschedule you for further dental treatment once lockdown ends.
Dental Emergency Clinic in Melbourne West suburbs
If you are in the Western area of Melbourne (including Niddrie, Keilor, Tullamarine, Essendon, Maribyrnong, Ascot Vale, Strathmore, Greenvale, etc) please call 9379 3736 or SMS 0434 881 479. We can organise an appointment at Verdant Dental, 1/1 326 Keilor Road, Niddrie Vic 3042.
Urgent dental emergency care in Melbourne Eastern suburbs
For Heathmont, Ringwood, Croydon, Croydon South, Croydon North, Kilsyth, Bayswater, Lilydale, Chirnside Park and neighby suburbs. Call us on 9725 2029 or SMS 0402 968 183. Emergency dental care is available at Elation Dental, 111 Bayswater Road, Croydon South Vic 3136.