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Public Service

Auckland DHB Oral Health Service - Regional Service

Hours

Greenlane Clinical Centre
Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm


Middlemore Hospital
Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm


Buckland Road Clinic
Monday to Wednesday: 8:30 - 12:00noon
Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday: CLOSED

Description

The Oral Health Service is a regional service managed by the Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) with the majority of clinics held at Greenlane Clinical Centre, Middlemore Hospital, Buckland Road and the Mangere Refugee Centre.

Children and adults from the Waitemata District Health Board are treated at Greenlane Clinical Centre.

The Oral Health Service also holds clinics and inpatient and day stay operating sessions at Greenlane Clinical Centre, Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland City Hospital and Middlemore Hospital.

Most dental services for the Counties Manukau population are provided at the Oral Health Clinic at Middlemore Hospital and Buckland Road Southern Cross Campus at Mangere.

 

THE ORAL HEALTH SERVICE DOES NOT PROVIDE ROUTINE DENTAL SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC

 

Services Provided by the Oral Health Dental Service

  • Emergency relief of pain clinics.
  • Primary care (community) dental services for IHC and special needs adults and children.
  • Secondary services (hospital) for medically compromised patients including cardiac, oncology, respiratory, immunocompromised.
  • Cleft lip and palate and orthodontics (for craniofacial and cleft lip and palate patients only).
  • Tertiary services (complex hospital) in both inpatient and outpatient settings across the Auckland region.
  • After hours on-call regional acute service for oral and maxillofacial surgery for the treatment of acute trauma.

Subspecialty Groups Include:

  • Special needs children and adults.
  • Mental health inpatients only.
  • Emergency relief of pain clinic - an emergency service for the treatment of acute toothache.
  • Paediatrics - referred to Oral Health by the School Dental Service, private dentists, general practitioners and specialists.
  • Oral medicine.
  • Orthodontics - this service is available to children with craniofacial and cleft lip and palate only.
  • Periodontics - this service is available to special needs, medically compromised and oncology patients referred for the management of severe gum disease.
  • Restorative dentistry / cleft lip and palate - this service is based at Middlemore Hospital and works closely with the CMDHB Plastic Surgery Team.
  • Oral and maxillofacial trauma and orthognatic surgery - this regional service is based at Middlemore Hospital.
  • Prosthodontics - assists with the restoration of dental function to patients being treated for head and neck cancer.
  • Artificial eyes, nose and ears - artificial prostheses are made for patients referred to the laboratory service from specialists and other hospitals.
  • Mobile Surgical Bus - children can be treated on the surgical bus that visits Pukekohe and Wellsford every six weeks. Children are booked onto the bus through Oral Health.
  • Refugee Centre - this is a relief of pain clinic for refugees arriving in New Zealand.
  • Laboratory services - the laboratory provides specialised services to patients being treated for head and neck cancer.

 

Services Not Provided by the Oral Health Dental Service

All routine dental services including:

  • Check-ups
  • X-rays
  • Fillings
  • Scale and cleans
  • Root canal fillings
  • Any restorative work such as crowns or dentures.

Patients must visit a private dentist for this type of dental work.

 

 

Definitions
CHILD  0 yrs old to under Year 9 (Form 3) in school
ADOLESCENT Over Year 9 (Form 3) in school and all adolescents (no matter what circumstances) until their 18th birthday
ADULT 18th birthday and over
IHC Special needs
PSYCH Psychiatric patients must be referred by Mental Health to qualify



For a list of Dental Officers who work in the Department, please click here.

Services / Procedures / Treatments

  • Elective Services

    Oral Health provides elective services at Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre, Middlemore Hospital, Starship Children's Hospital, Buckland Road Clinic and the Refugee Centre.… More

  • Acute Services

    Oral Health provides acute services at Auckland City Hospital, Middlemore Hospital and Starship Children's Hospital.… More

  • Emergency Relief of Pain Clinic

    Relief of Pain Clinic at Oral Health Department at Greenlane Clinical Centre, Middlemore Hospital and Buckland Road.… More

  • Toothache


    Click here for details about the Relief of Pain Clinic at Oral Health Department at Greenlane Clinical Centre, Middlemore Hospital and Buckland Road. More

  • Impacted Tooth Extraction

    An incision (cut) is made in your gum and access to the impacted tooth cleared by pushing aside gum tissue and, if necessary, removing some bone.… More

  • Dental Implants

    Gum tissue at the site of the implant is opened up to expose the bone.… More

  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Surgery

    Arthroscopic: several small incisions (cuts) are made over the joint in front of the ear.… More

  • Salivary Gland Surgery

    Parotidectomy: an incision (cut) is made in front of the ear and runs down below the jaw line.… More

Charges

Oral Health Fee Schedule - for NZ Residents

Surgical Extraction

  • There is a user part charge for the surgical extraction of teeth.
  • If the surgical extraction is performed under local anaesthetic or oral sedation, the cost will be $100 - $200.
  • If the surgical extraction is under general anaesthetic or intravenous sedation, the cost will be $350 - $400.
  • The cost to you will be discussed at the time of your consultation.
  • It is preferable to pay the fee on the day of the procedure.
  • Patients who cannot afford to pay can apply for a loan through WINZ.  You will need to contact WINZ to see if you qualify.  Our dentist(s) can provide you with a quote for treatment to take to WINZ.

 

Relief of Pain Service

  • $40.00 (except children and referred psychiatric inpatients who are free).  This needs to be paid on the day of treatment.
  • The $40.00 user part charge covers the consultation time and x-ray if required.  If you are required to come back for further treatment or you decide to seek private dental treatment, this does not mean that the RPO consultation is free.
  • Some treatments will have an extra charge, for instance, the extraction of wisdom teeth under local or general anaesthetic costs $180 - $360 (please read above for more details).
  • The Oral Health staff will advise you of any additional charges.

Non Residents

  • There are additional charges for non residents, which will need to be paid before you have a consultation and/or treatment.  
  • For details of these costs please contact the Oral Health Department.

 

We accept payment by cash or EFTPOS only.

Document Downloads

Consultants

Relief of Pain

Available at Greenlane Clinical Centre

Oral Surgery, Relief of Pain

Available at all locations.

Relief of Pain

Available at Greenlane Clinical Centre

Prosthodontic Specialist

Available at all locations.

Special Needs Dentistry

Available at all locations.

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Available at all locations.

Special Needs Dentistry, Paediatric, Relief of Pain

Available at Greenlane Clinical Centre

Special Needs Dentistry, Paediatric, Relief of Pain

Available at Greenlane Clinical Centre

Paediatric, Relief of pain

Available at all locations.

Oral Medicine Specialist

Available at Greenlane Clinical Centre

Special Needs Dentistry

Available at Greenlane Clinical Centre

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Available at Middlemore Hospital

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Available at Greenlane Clinical Centre

Dental Specialist - Restorative Dentistry

Available at Middlemore Hospital

Dental Specialist/ Orthodontist

Available at Middlemore Hospital

Special Needs Dentistry

Available at all locations.

Paediatric, Relief of Pain

Available at Greenlane Clinical Centre

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Available at Middlemore Hospital

Special Needs Dentistry

Available at all locations.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Available at Middlemore Hospital

Relief of Pain

Available at Middlemore Hospital

Paediatric, Relief of Pain

Available at all locations.

Relief of Pain

Available at Greenlane Clinical Centre

Orthodontist

Available at Middlemore Hospital

Paediatric Dentistry Specialist

Available at all locations.

Clinical Director

Available at Greenlane Clinical Centre

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Available at all locations.

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Available at all locations.

Note: Please note above that some people are not available at all locations.

Visiting Hours

Oral Health does not have visiting hours as it is primarily an outpatient service.

Parking

There are parking charges at Greenlane Clinical Centre and Middlemore Hospital.

Locations Information

Contact Details

Greenlane Clinical Centre
Ph: (09) 630 9943 Ext 26320(DDI)
Fax: External: (09) 623 6495 Internal: Ext 26321
Dedicated line for patients to leave messages Ext: 26028

Middlemore Hospital
Ph: (09) 276 0145
Fax: (09) 276 0150

Buckland Road Clinic 
Ph: (09) 275 7830
Fax: (09) 275 7835

Street Address

214 Green Lane West
One Tree Hill
Auckland 1051

Postal Address

Greenlane Oral Health Unit
Private Bag 92 189
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142


Middlemore Hospital Oral Health Unit
Private Bag 93 311
Otahuhu
Auckland 1640


Buckland Road Clinic
225 Buckland Road
Mangere East
Auckland 2024

Map & more information

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