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At Maven Dental Group we believe passionately that everyone deserves the very best dental care, so we’ve built one of the country’s largest dental health organisations consisting of more than 85 general and specialist dental practices. 

As a group, we acquire dental practices, offering them unparalleled support enabling them to focus on what they do best, providing great dental care to our patients. Whatever your stage in life, we believe in providing the best care for all patients and will not settle for anything less than the very best in dental care.

Find the Maven Dental Group practice that's closest to you and get in touch today.

 

Newly acquired practices transition into our network with minimal, if any, impact. The transition process is actually an exciting experience with new opportunities, new support systems and access to an extended national support team just some of the benefits. 

Stability for existing employees is paramount, with all parties kept well informed of any changes as they arise. Maven Dental Group works with each practice support team to review, understand and support administrative and logistical processes, enabling the clinical team to focus on daily operations and most importantly, their patients.

 

If you’re considering selling your practice, it pays to take some time to consider why you’re selling, what you want from the agreement and how you can ensure a corporate partnership that best meets your expectations. If you believe in delivering the best possible care and dental solutions for your patients, then access to a structured practice support team can be highly beneficial. 

Two of the key benefits to selling your practice include financial freedom and stability. Maven Dental Group clinicians enjoy the opportunity to practice their passion, without sacrificing their quality of life. The added pressures of managing a dental practice on top of your responsibilities as a principal dentist can cause unnecessary hardship. At Maven Dental Group we believe in investing in dentists for life. The support that comes with joining our network allows you the time to focus more on doing what you love, delivering improved dental health care.

 

A bridge is a solution for a missing tooth or teeth. Dental bridges ‘bridge’ the gap created by one or more missing teeth. The crown replacing the missing tooth is joined to crowns made to fit over the neighbouring teeth. In this way, the bridge, made up of three crowns, is supported by the teeth either side of the gap.

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In very basic terms, this technology uses 3D imaging to analyse the space that needs to be filled, generates the shape using specialist software and then mills the shape out of a ceramic block to the exact dimensions gauged by the diagnostic equipment.

Click here to read more about Cerec restoration.

 

A crown is a cap, usually made from ceramic, which is used to rebuild and strengthen a weak or broken tooth. Crowns can also be used to improve your smile by changing the shape and colour of your existing teeth.

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Implants look and feel as close to your natural teeth as possible consisting of a replacement root made from titanium which fuses with the jaw bone, with a crown placed on top.

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The Invisalign System is a nearly invisible way to straighten your teeth and improve your smile without traditional braces. Invisalign treatment works through a series of clear, comfortable and removable aligners. Each aligner is slightly different, moving your teeth gradually into the desired position.

Click here to read more about Invisalign.

 

Inside a tooth is a fine channel called the root canal which contains the dental pulp which consists of nerves and blood vessels. If the dental pulp becomes diseased or dies, a toothache or an abscess may occur. In the past these problem teeth were extracted, but now root canal treatment can save the tooth.

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Veneers are thin slivers of porcelain or ceramic that are bonded to the exterior of teeth to change the length, shape, proportion, surface texture, colour and brightness of your teeth.

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It is recommended you see your dentist every six months for a basic check-up and professional clean. This also allows your dentist to monitor your oral health, prevent future issues and give advice on positive oral health habits, or areas to improve on.

If you're in need of a dental check or would like to make a dental appointment, why not find the Maven Dental Group practice that's closest to you.

Fearing the dentist is a thing of the past as technology keeps developing providing us with pain-free, less invasive methods of dentistry. Plus our dentists and every dental team within our group realise the importance of making every patient feel valued, comfortable and informed throughout the whole dental treatment, eliminating any risk of you feeling anxious because you don’t know what’s going on.

Technically once your child’s teeth start coming through you should take them to see your dentist so they can monitor proper growth and development and oversee good oral hygiene. However it’s also important to take your child to the dentist from a young age so they can become comfortable with their dentist and associate positive feelings with dental trips. This will prevent any negative feelings from developing and ensure a lifetime of good dental health.

Find out more about Children's Dentistry

A specialist is a general dentist who has completed additional university education in a specific field with the intention of focusing on that field for their career. In dentistry common specialty fields are orthodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics and oral surgery.

Find out more about these specialist fields within dentistry.

Basically anything to do with changing the appearance of your smile, including the shape, colour, size, straightness, surface, unevenness and proportion of your teeth. Cosmetic procedures could include teeth whitening, crowns and bridges, porcelain veneers, dental implants and orthodontics.

Find out more information on the different procedures within cosmetic dentistry.

Your smile is possibly the main focal point of your entire face and body. You use it to communicate, laugh, smile and eat all day every day, so if you are self-conscious about what other people see, it may cause you to withdraw from social situations and in turn, affect your overall happiness. Cosmetic dental can do anything, from fixing a little chip to giving you a whole new look and will make you confident and proud to smile.

If you're interested in finding out more about how cosmetic dental treatments might help your smile, find your nearest Maven Dental Group practice today.

The Invisalign System is a nearly invisible way to straighten your teeth and improve your smile without traditional braces. Invisalign treatment works through a series of clear, comfortable and removable aligners. Each aligner is slightly different, moving your teeth gradually into the desired position.

Click here to read more about Invisalign.

 

18 months interest free* gives you the flexibility to get the treatment now and not pay the whole sum of expenses up front. Instead you will pay them off over time. How much you have to pay off over time really depends on the amount of finance you received. To calculate your interest repayments you can use our interest calculator. *Terms and conditions apply so please read the full set of conditions 

 

The dental treatment you require is specific to your own individual needs. To better understand your current oral health position, how to get back yourself back to full health or what dental treatments could improve your confidence/quality of life, you will need an appointment with one of our dentist’s. During your appointment your dentist will examine your current state of oral health and talk about your specific goals and needs. From here your dentist will be able to provide you with a better understanding of the treatment, the costs and the timeline. Find your local dentist offering  18 months interest free* dental,

The first step is to apply online for interest free* finance. you can do this by clicking here. The second step is to make an appointment to see your preferred dentist that offers 18 months interest free* dental finance. You can find the full list here - our dental practices offering 18 months interest free*

Alternatively you are welcomed to contact or make an appointment to get to know the friendly smiles in your local practice. You will not only discuss what dental treatments will be suitable for your needs, but it will also put your mind at ease getting to know the team to instill your confidence. See the application process.

 

Your payment plan repayments will be dependent on the total sum of your dental plan. To get a price you will need to have an initial consultation with one of our friendly dentist’s. To understand how much your repayments will be on that total sum, you can use our interest calculator. 
 

You will find out the outcome of your application straight away after applying. The process is simple and quick and that means that you can start your dental treatment straight away. View the application process in greater detail.
 

Your dentist will be able to work with you to provide you with a dental treatment plan and explain in detail the associated costs of that dental plan. From here you will have a really clear vision and expectations can be set. You will also understand how much your repayments will be and you will be able to make a plan that is manageable for your situation. Find a dentist near you to talk in greater detail about treatment costs. 
 

Does this sound like you? Never fear!

Our dentists are trained professionals and deal with dental phobias on a weekly basis. Some of our practices even have sedation services available which can be bundled onto an interest free* dental plan. We find these types of relaxants are a great option for our nervous patients. Ask your local dentist more about this type of service.