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Our aim at CARE Implant & Specialist Dentistry Sydney is to provide an All-in-one Dental Centre with state-of-the-art technology and an on-site laboratory. This ensures patients' convenience and reduces the need for multiple appointments and locations.
We have an Dental Implant Specialist, Maxillofacial Surgeon (wisdom teeth, full mouth surgery, cleft palate), Periodontists (gum health, maintenance and related procedures), hygienists, and general dentists in our Sydney dental clinic so all patients’ needs can be met.
CARE Dentistry is a QIP accredited dental practice, we adhere to NSQHS standards and protocols.
Our charity of choice is Bridge2Aid, an organization which provides access to safe emergency dental care to people in developing countries. CARE
Dentistry is proud to be a silver donor.
CARE Dentistry is the Winner of the 2017 North Shore Local Business Awards for Healthcare Improvement Services.
Dr Christopher Ho
BDS Hons (SYD), Grad Dip Clin Dent (Implants) (SYD), M Clin Dent (Pros) (LON),
D Clin Dent (SYD), MRACDS (Pros), FPFA, FACD
Dr Christopher Ho is a Prosthodontist in Sydney, Australia. He is the Founder and Principal of CARE Dentistry and has completed his Bachelors of Dental Surgery with First Class Honours, a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Implant Dentistry), Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) from the University of Sydney, and also a Masters of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) with Distinction from Kings College London.
Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, having lectured nationally and internationally, Dr Ho has held faculty positions with the University of Sydney, the Global Institute for Dental Education, Academy of Dental Excellence and is a Visiting Clinical Teacher at Kings College London.
Working in a referral based practice in implants and prosthodontics, Dr Ho is a highly active member of the dental community. He was past Oral B (Proctor and Gamble) Media Spokesperson in Australia. He has published in dental journals and several chapters in textbooks. He is the editor of the Wiley-Blackwell textbook ‘Practical Procedures in Aesthetic Dentistry’.
BDS (Syd), DClinDent(Perio) (Syd), FRACDS(Perio)
Dr Khai Nguyen is CARE Dentistry’s resident Periodontist. Growing up in Sydney, Dr Nguyen completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Doctorate
in Clinical Dentistry (Periodontics) at the University of Sydney. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons
in the specialist stream of Periodontics.
Dr Nguyen has served with the Royal Australian Air Force for over 16 years as a uniformed Dental Officer, which has included numerous postings throughout Australia where he has been responsible for mentoring junior Dentist and managing the Air Force Dental capability. His experiences whilst serving have also included various national and overseas humanitarian deployments throughout the Pacific and within South-East Asia in both clinical Dentistry and Diplomatic capacities. He has also completed a 6.5 month Operational tour to Afghanistan where he was also appointed Officer in Charge of the Australian Medical Team.
Dr Nguyen has been a clinical tutor at the University of Sydney and has held Executive positions on a number of Dental committees and Periodontal organisations. He is also a member of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists (ANZAP), the Australian Society of Periodontology (ASP) and the International Team for Implantology (ITI).
Dr Nguyen brings a unique flavour to the team through his genuine and approachable personality. His broad life and leadership experience and his enthusiasm for working within a multidisciplinary team ensures that each patient receives individualised, holistic care. Apart from English, he also speaks fluent Vietnamese.
Dr Eugene Foo
BDS Hons (Syd), Grad Dip Clin Dent (Implants), FRACDS
Dr Eugene Foo graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Honours and later completed a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants) from the same university. Dr Foo has a particular interest in reconstructive dentistry and dental implants, and is a Fellow by examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons.
Dr Foo has served on many committees including the ADA and is currently a member of the Planning Committee for the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants) and is a lecturer and examiner for the university course. He is also the current NSW President of the Australasian Osseointegration Society, Australia’s leading implant society.
Having worked as a Senior Dental Officer at Westmead Hospital and in various other practices, Dr Foo has worked closely with registered specialists in many disciplines, including Prosthodontists (reconstructive specialists), Endodontists (root canal specialists), Periodontists (gum specialists) and Oral Surgeons.
Dr Foo is strongly focused on continued education and has attended many courses, far exceeding current continuing professional development requirements as required by AHPRA. He attends education both within Australia and abroad, such as the University of Bern (Switzerland).
Your choice of dental implant dentist is the most critical decision that can make the difference between a successful treatment and a dental implant failure. The most important factors to consider when searching to find a dental implant dentist include:
When you have to choose the dental professional to perform your dental implants surgery procedure, the major key factor is nothing else than experience. Find someone that has experience in dental implants with a post graduate qualifications in implant dentistry or a specialty area of dentistry, often a Prosthodontist, Maxillofacial Surgeon or Periodontists. Look for an implant dentist in your area who practices extensively in dental implants.
Adequate post-doctoral training is important for a dental implant dentist. Implant training programs cover a detailed theory syllabus, as well as supervised surgical training and mentoring. Dental implants is a dynamic field of dentistry and dental implant dentists need continuous education on new materials and techniques. Look for a dentist that has implant qualifications in a reputable university and better still if they teach implants to other dentists. When in doubt conduct a search on the internet on their qualifications and implant lectures given.
Certification for dental implants has a meaning only in those countries that have strict legal requirements for implant dentists. Otherwise scientific affiliations in local ‘Implatology’ related societies might not provide adequate evidence on the dentist’s training or expertise on dental implants. A good implant dentist will be affiliated to a reputable university.
A good implant dentist will be able to show you their earliest cases of implants (at least more than 7 years) placed by them and provide their implant success rates. They should also be able to demonstrate the number of implants placed by them and the wide variety of implants placed. Ask them about the implant system being used and warranties on implants.
Placing dental implants is one of the most expensive dental procedures, due to the professional expertise required by the performing dental implant dentist, and the high tech materials used for the implants. Unfortunately you should not expect to find significant discounts for low cost dental implants without compromising quality.
Heavily discounted prices on dental implants may be an indication of a less experienced dentist trying to establish one's self or of using lower quality materials. A good dental implant dentist should provide a comprehensive written treatment plan for you.