About Us

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Providing high quality dental care since 1968.

For more than 56 years we’ve been providing locals with exceptional dental care. Under Dr Quinn, our clinic has expanding its offerings to incorporate a broad range of dental services.

Today, our practice helps thousands of patients and employs more than 30 staff including dentists, hygienists, therapists, dental nurses, practice managers and front office coordinators.

Conveniently located on the vibrant Hawken Drive, St Lucia Dental has forged a reputation as one of Brisbane’s most dynamic dental practices and stands as a pillar of the local community.

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Our Values

Trust

We uphold the highest standards of integrity and honesty, prioritizing our patients' interests and focusing on dental health education.

Quality Service

Our passion for exceptional care ensures a top-notch dental experience, making our patients feel valued and distinguishing us from others.

Lifelong Relationships

We are dedicated to enhancing patient care and personalizing treatment, building enduring relationships through continuous engagement.

Professional Excellence

Our commitment to ongoing education and improvement, fueled by experience and positivity, drives our pursuit of the ultimate dental experience.

Patient at St Lucia Dental

Committed to providing world-class care.

Using advanced technologies, our qualified team offers expert general, cosmetic, and restorative dental services.

Beyond effective treatment, we prioritise creating a warm and welcoming environment where patients feel secure and at ease.

At the core of St Lucia Dental is our commitment to a positive dental experience—from our friendly front office staff to our attentive dentists who genuinely engage with each patient.

We’re not just known for creating brilliant smiles; we’re dedicated to making our patients smile and consistently going the extra mile.

The Top 9 Reasons to Smile

At St Lucia Dental, we strive to provide our patients with the best dental experience possible. We’ve built a reputation for delivering world-class dental treatments and care, giving you a Reasons to smile.

Each member of our team genuinely enjoys making a positive difference in our patients’ lives – and we take a personal interest in each patient, to ensure their needs are being met.

Ask our patients why they choose to come to us and they’ll tell you – it’s the warm, friendly nature of our team; and the welcoming, positive atmosphere of our surgery that keeps them coming back.

We are invested in our patients’ long-term oral health – and are always up-front and honest about the optimal treatment path. We aim to form lifelong relationships with our patients – which is why we always put their needs first.

We genuinely want to improve our patients’ wellbeing, so we ensure they have access to useful and meaningful information about their dental health. We take the time to explain treatment options – and cut out complex terminology and medical lingo to explain it in a meaningful way. We draw on every tool at our disposal – including state-of-the-art technology – to help paint the picture, so patients can clearly understand their short-term and long-term health outcomes.

For us, it all comes down to integrity – and it’s our down-to-earth approach to dentistry that affords us our patients’ trust.

We believe having a brilliant smile and exceptional oral health is a right that should be afforded to all. We provide rebates to all health funds; and, to help make dental care even more accessible, we have also established special partnerships with a number of leading health fund providers.

At St Lucia Dental, we are preferred providers for Medibank Private (MBP), BUPA, NIB, CBHS, TUH, HCF and Smile.

At Bellingen Dental, we are preferred providers for HCF, MBP, BUPA, NIB, CBHS and Smile.

At Dorrigo Dental, we are preferred providers for HCF, MBP, BUPA, NIB and Smile.

At the end of the day, our preferred provider status means our patients can enjoy some of the highest dental rebates available.

We bulk bill for children (for check-ups and cleans); and use HICAPS on-the-spot claiming to provide patients with instant rebates.

It’s just a few small ways we can ensure that when it comes to dental care – our patients have every reason to smile.

We are renowned for providing effective and proficient dental care and have earned a reputation for being professional and efficient. We respect our patients’ time and work hard to ensure we meet their needs in a timely manner.

Our commitment to professional excellence extends beyond our treatments and services; and to our surgery environment. We are accredited with the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standard.

At the Quinn Dental Group, we pride ourselves on providing world-class dental treatments with state-of-the-art equipment.

Whether it’s industry-leading digital X-ray machines or new in-chair entertainment systems – we invest in premium equipment and technologies, to ensure our patients’ dental experience is second-to-none.

Our commitment to ongoing learning and skill enhancement is paramount. We ensure all our dentists, hygienists/therapists, nurses and practice managers are educated in the latest industry advancements, so we can provide our patients with information on new dental discoveries, treatments and trends.

When it comes to children’s dentistry, we believe it’s important to start the dental journey early – so we create a friendly, calm and positive environment from the moment children arrive. We use encouraging, gentle language to ensure children are educated about dental care in a way they can relate to. We tailor appointments to a child’s personality and age.

We also take care of parents – with our qualified team of front office coordinators providing supervision and activities to entertain children while parents are being treated.

We offer numerous rebates and benefits to make quality dental care more accessible to families. We bulk bill eligible children from 2 – 17 years under the government’s Child Dental Benefits Schedule, which includes up to $1,000 of free dental treatment (check-ups and cleans). We also provide no gap treatments across all private health funds for preventative dental treatments for children up to 17 years.

At St Lucia Dental, we strongly believe in giving back to our local community. We actively support numerous local community events and initiatives. Some of the organisations we support include: Ironside State School, St Peters Lutheran College, St Thomas Kindergarten, All Hallows’ School, St Joseph’s College Gregory Terrace, St Lucia Bowls, Holy Family, Indooroopilly Montessori Children’s House and the Campus Kindergarten at UQ.

We are accredited with the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standard; and our sterilisation and hygiene procedures and infection-control measures are second-to-none.

St Lucia Dental would like to thank Condev Construction for their amazing job on our new facilities at Hawken Drive, St Lucia. This year St Lucia Dental was awarded the best health facility award for facilities up to $5 million by Master Builders Association. More information available at Condev Construction.

Dentist at St Lucia with their patient

Treatment Guarantee

To ensure you’re happy with your dental results, we provide a treatment guarantee on all our work.

Please note our treatment guarantees may be reduced or void if:

 

Oral hygiene is neglected by the patient

 

Dentist’s instructions are not followed

 

Removable restorations, such as partial dentures or full dentures, are neither used nor maintained properly

 

You do not attend the practice for dental checks and hygiene visits at least once every six months

 

Night guards or orthodontic retainers are not worn as recommended by the dentist,

 

A general illness is present which has adverse effects on the mouth (e.g. diabetes, epilepsy, osteoporosis or chemotherapy)

 

Damage caused by accidents, sports or any third party, Smoking or drug abuse occurs, and, Payment obligations are not fulfilled.

Damage caused by extreme stress (grinding/clenching)

 

Damage due to dental restoration carried out by any other person (e.g dentist, dental technician) who is not a team member of St Lucia

 

Dental, Temporary dentures, crowns or bridges

 

Bone grafting procedures,

 

Root canal treatment (root canal treatments have high risk factors for which a guarantee cannot be given.

 

The anatomic differences and the large number of variations for each individual means that we are unable to assure this procedure, even with the most careful of dental treatment),

 

Teeth-whitening procedures