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PAG Dental

General Dentist Service, Oral Medicine Specialist

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54 Pegasus Main Street, Pegasus Town

42 Silverstream Boulevard, Kaiapoi

Description

PAG Dental's two practices, Pegasus and Silverstream Dental, bring high quality dental care to the North Christchurch and Canterbury community from their modern clinics in Pegasus and Silverstream, respectively. Our goal is to provide a wide range of dental services and to best serve our patients to maintain good oral health. 

Services offered include:

General Dentistry

 - Check-ups and cleaning
 - Oral hygiene
 - Preventative dentistry
 - Restorations (amalgam and tooth coloured)

Family Dentistry

- Children’s dentistry (dentists, dental therapist)

Cosmetic Dentistry

 - Tooth whitening
 - Veneers
 - Ceramic crowns and bridges

Endodontic (root canal treatment)

Prosthodontics (including dentures, crowns and bridges)

​Periodontal Therapy (gum treatment – dentist, dental hygienist)

Minor Oral Surgery (including some wisdom teeth)

Minor Orthodontics

Oral Medicine Specialist services

 - Oral cancer detection
 - Dry mouth
 - Management of ulcers and other conditions of the mouth
 - Facial pain and headaches

 - Tinnitus
 - TMD
 - Neuropathic pain
 - Clicking jaw
 - Burning mouth
 - Snoring devices

Staff

PAG Dental has a staff of friendly well trained professionals who do their utmost to cater for your dental needs and provide a welcoming, fear free environment.

Our team 
Dr Ajith Polonowita - Oral Medicine Specialist
Dr Clarine Cheah - General Dentist
Dr Joel Doong - General Dentist
Anna Gardner - Practice Manager
Claire Oxnam - Receptionist
Lynn, Chandan, Montana, Alice, Nicole - Dental Assistants

Read more about our team at Pegasus here and Siverstream here

Dental Team

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

Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Make an appointment

Referral

Referrals welcome for Ajith

Charges

  • Payment plans and part pay options are available. 
  • Gold Card holders and Community Service Card holders discounts. WINZ quotes also can be provided.
  • Ajith is a Southern Cross Affiliated Provider and NIB First Choice member.

Hours

54 Pegasus Main Street, Pegasus Town

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Tuesday night late by appointment

Wednesday morning early by appointment

Hygiene Clinic​: Wednesday afternoon and Friday

Saturday & Sunday: closed

42 Silverstream Boulevard, Kaiapoi

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Closed for lunch: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Hygiene Clinic: Wednesday morning

Saturday & Sunday: closed

Urgent Dental Care

Yes

Government Funded/Subsidised Dental Care

Children up to age 13, Adolescents – aged 13 - 17, Emergency dental care for adults with a community services card (CSC)

Conditions and Treatments

  • General Check up

    A general check up (every 6-12 months) ensures your dentist detects any problems in their early stages, before they become more severe.… More

  • Professional Clean

    Your dentist or dental hygienist will recommend you have a professional clean every 3 -12 months.… More

  • Bonding

    Bonding is done to restore chipped or broken teeth, to fill in gaps or to shape and recolour your teeth.… More

  • Bridges

    A dental bridge is a false tooth or teeth that are fused between two porcelain crowns to fill in an area missing teeth.… More

  • Cosmetic Contouring and Reshaping

    Tooth contouring or reshaping generally does not require anaesthetic and can usually be done within 1-3 dental visits to correct minor problems with crooked, chipped, cracked or overlapping teeth.… More

  • Cosmetic Dentistry

    Cosmetic dentistry combines a variety of techniques with the aim of giving you improved confidence and a better, whiter smile.… More

  • Crowns

    Crowns cover the entire surface of your tooth. They are used to protect existing teeth and/or improve their appearance.… More

  • Crown Lengthening

    Crown lengthening involves removing excess gum and bone tissue to expose more of a natural tooth.… More

  • Dental Caries (Dental Cavities, Tooth Decay)

    Dental caries (dental cavities, tooth decay) is the most prevalent oral disease.… More

  • Dentures (False Teeth)

    Dentures are removable replacements for missing teeth made out of acrylic resin and sometimes porcelain to provide a more natural appearance.… More

  • Fillings

    There are two types of filling, direct and indirect restorations.… More

  • Fissure Sealants

    Molars (teeth at the back of the mouth used for chewing) often have grooves or fissures.… More

  • Gingivitis

    Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease characterised by red, swollen (inflamed) gums that may bleed when teeth are cleaned.… More

  • Impacted Tooth Extraction

    An impacted tooth is a tooth that is partially or totally trapped within the gum.… More

  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are similar to direct restoration/fillings, except rather than the filling being placed in a single dental visit, the dentist takes a mould of your existing tooth and the inlays and onlays are created by a dental technician.… More

  • Knocked Out Teeth

    During sport and other activities your teeth can be knocked out completely from your gums.… More

  • Pain Relief and Anxiety

    Visiting the dentist can be a source of anxiety. Your dentist may be able to provide sedation or nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to help you feel calm.… More

  • Periodontitis (Periodontal Disease, Gum Disease)

    Periodontitis involves the gums and support tissues of the teeth.… More

  • Preventative Orthodontics

    Your general dentist may be able to provide a plate for your child to prevent a malocclusion (bad bite) from forming or to correct a mild malocclusion.… More

  • Root Canal Fillings (Endodontic Treatment)

    The core of a tooth contains connective tissue, blood vessels and nerves, collectively known as dental pulp.… More

  • Tooth Extraction

    Tooth extraction involves the removal of damaged, decayed or infected teeth.… More

  • Tooth Whitening

    Although at home tooth whitening treatments are available from pharmacies you are best to visit your dentist to ensure an effective and consistent result.… More

  • Veneers

    Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic that are permanently fitted to the front of your teeth.… More

  • Wisdom Tooth Extraction

    Wisdom teeth are the third molars right at the back of your mouth.… More

  • OPG Imaging

    An OPG is an X-ray which displays all the teeth, jaws and temporomandibular joints in a single image. More

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Parking

Patient parking is available at all our clinics

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 3:55PM on November 10, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by PAG Dental.