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Pegasus Post: November 01, 2016

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16 Tuesday November 1 2016 HEALTH & BEAUTY PEGASUS POST Looking after your teeth Visiting the dentist is often put off yet looking after our teeth helps preserve them and assists our overall health. Dr Keith Chiang has operated the Fendalton Dental Surgery since relocating from the CBD in 2011. He has special interest in complex oral surgical procedures and intravenous sedation, whilst looking after his wonderful patients with general dentistry skills. Due to increased demand for cosmetic and geriatric dentistry, Keith approached Dr Zohnia McNeill, an experienced clinician with a proven clinical track record, to join his team. “Zohnia is a professional with extremely high standards and is very precise; something her patients appreciate, along with her relaxed friendly manner,” says Keith. Zohnia and Keith will focus on their specific and passion-driven dentistry niches. Zohnia will work on the cosmetic side of the practice, looking after general checkups and dentistry work including partial and full denture work, root canal treatments, implant crowns, porcelain crowns, bridges and veneers. Keith will concentrate on his special area interest: surgical procedures including impacted wisdom teeth, correction of soft and hard tissue lesions, surgical implant placements, and providing intravenous sedation where required. Patients, who decide it is time to transition to dentures, perhaps due to extensive tooth loss or long-term gum disease, will benefit from both Zohnia and Keith’s skills. Zohnia will make the new dentures then Keith will surgically extract the teeth and deliver the dentures so patients need not go elsewhere for this service. The warm friendly team welcomes you to come and experience expert clinical care. Working alongside Keith and Zohnia are two fully qualified dental assistants, Helen and Megan with Aysha on reception as the patient’s care co-ordinator. The warm friendly team welcomes you to come and experience expert clinical care. Fendalton Dental Surgery is open Monday to Friday, from 8.30am until 5pm, located at the high profile corner of Idris and Glandovey Roads. They can be contacted on 351 1188 or by email: fendaltondental@ Acupuncture Dr Lan Xiao A unique UNIQUE PoweRFuL POWERFUL tReAtment TREATMENT wiLL WILL Give GIVE you YOU PAin PAIN ReLieF RELIEF in IN juSt JUST A Few FEW SeConDS SECONDS without needles • Relieve all kinds of body pain • • Relieve all asthma kinds and of body hay fever pain • Relieve • Fantastic asthma weight and loss hayfever results • Fantastic • Great results weight for loss insomnia, results dyslexia • Great depression results and for low insomnia, energy • Stop cravings for cigarettes, alcohol, depression sweet foods and and low drugs energy instantly • Stop cravings for cigarettes, alcohol, sweet foods and drugs instantly WATCh our Free Trial insTAnT resulTs Available Free Trial Available * videos online *Conditions apply * *Conditions apply 108 Sawyers Arms Rd, Papanui 108 Sawyers (inside Melrose Arms Building) Rd, Papanui Phone: 03 (inside 323 4168 Melrose • Cell: Building) 027 231 8388 Phone: 03 323 4168 • Cell: 027 231 8388 We would like to welcome Dr. Zohnia McNeill to our team! • General Dentistry • Emergency Appointments • Wisdom Tooth Extractions • Cosmetic Fillings • Dental Implants • IV/Oral/Inhalation Sedation • New Patients Welcome 99a GLANDOVEY RD (Entrance via Idris Rd) FENDALTON, CHRISTCHURCH 8052 PHONE: 03 351 1188 FAX: 03 351 1138 Monday - Friday 8.30am-5.00pm super LOW prICes! SanderSon FiSh oil easy to swallow & odourless Was $39.90 noW $29.90 220 capsules Very high potency source of Omega 3. Helps with the maintenance of joints, heart, skin, brain & general wellbeing. 3 Convenient Locations: The Palms: 385 0364 The Hub Hornby: 349 5150 Bush Inn Centre: 348 7867

PEGASUS POST Tuesday November 1 2016 17 SENIOR LIVING Replacement dentures now just a phone call away with 3D technology Keeping up-to-date with the latest techniques in denture technology is one of the keys to the success of John Batchelor’s company, Duchenne Dental, so it’s no surprise that John has been closely following the development of 3D printing of dentures and dental implants. “I knew it was something that would be of enormous benefit to our patients,” he explains. “When I was confident in the advanced technology and its affordability, then I knew it would be a good option.” His research took him to the bi-annual International Dental Show in Cologne and to some of the world’s leading dental and IT companies, helping John decide that the timing was right to bring this technology to New Zealand. “I formed relationships with leading companies in dental scanning technology and 3D printing in several countries. We now have the technology and expertise to ensure our clients here in New Zealand receive world class treatment and products.” Unexpected client benefits Duchenne now 3D print all their chrome frames and partial bases, and have also started using 3D print technology in full upper and lower dentures. John says there are numerous benefits to Duchenne’s clients, including providing patients with a quicker and more economical service, and dentures and implants that are more accurate and personalised. “A bonus is that all models are stored digitally so wherever you are, if you need a replacement denture or tooth, we can quickly and easily print one. And in many cases patients don’t even need to visit the surgery!” Duchenne Dental has manufactured over 300 partial dentures and both they and their patients are delighted with the results. for more information phone tristan pattinson or John batchelor on (03)2604188 Aspire Canterbury Aspire Canterbury offers support, advice and resources to older people and those with impairments, their families and caregivers. Removing barriers to everyday living for individuals, Aspire Canterbury inspires people to live life to the fullest no matter what their difficulties. The Disability Information Service is a source of valuable information about the various services available to people with short or long term impairments and professionals from community/health organisations. Visit Aspire Canterbury’s shop at 314 Worcester Street or visit their website for more information and resources. They also have an online shop selling a wide selection of easier living aids, and offer rental services for wheelchairs, ramps and walkers. Aspire also has a mobile service which is available for free, fun, interactive presentations of all their equipment and services to retirement homes/villages and any other community groups wanting a speaker. for more information visit, 03 366 6189 We can help 2015 NZ Disability Information Centre of the Year EAT TALK SMILE Live life confidently with advanced dental and denture care. 8 CONVENIENT CHRISTCHURCH LOCATIONS: Merivale 03 375 4444 Beckenham 03 375 4443 Fendalton 03 375 4449 Linwood 03 375 4448 Kaiapoi 03 375 4442 QEII Dental 03 388 0881 Dentistry with a Smile 03 338 8210 Halswell Dental 03 322 9577 Canterbury’s leading company specialising in complete denture services. Support and Resources for Independent Living walkers to purchase (FroM $230) or hire $20 per week Can we help you or someone you support? Disability Information Service – a ‘one stop information service’ which offers unbiased advice to assist people navigate their way to organisations or services that can provide them with support or advice. Aspire Canterbury Shop – shop online or call in to our shop at 314 Worcester Street and view our range of easier living products We also hire out wheelchairs, ramps and walkers. Total Mobility Discounted Taxi Service – a scheme which provides 50% discounts on taxi journeys to eligible people in the Christchurch area who, due to health conditions, are unable to access public transport. Contact us for more information on 03 366 9093 or visit our website. Mobile Service – Fun interactive presentations of our information, services and easier living equipment. We come to you! To book our presenter to speak to your group call Richard at numbers below or email mobileservices@ Mobility scooter demonstrations available. Aspire Canterbury is a not-for-profit organisation providing services to the community since 1981 Physical Address: 314 Worcester Street Linwood Christchurch Postal Address: PO Box 32074 Christchurch 8147 Ph: 03 366 6189 Freephone: 0800 347 242 Ph: (Total Mobility) 03 366 9093 Mobile Service: 027 588 9700 E: W: