COVID-19 URGENT UPDATE

COVID-19 URGENT UPDATE:

To all our wonderful patients,

We will be following the Australian Dental Association’s (ADA) Level 1 guidelines, which allows us to see ALL routine, cosmetic, orthodontic and emergency appointments. This does not mean we are easing our extra precautions with infection control; we aim to ensure the health and safety of both our patients and staff is kept priority.

We will be available to see our patients for all routine Examinations, Professional Cleans, Fillings, Crowns, Invisalign & Orthodontic Consultations, Implant Consultations, Emergency appointments, Routine Invisalign & Orthodontic appointments, and more… Please call us if you are needing to be seen by a Dentist and we will do our best to assist you with an appointment.

We ask that our patients assist us with keeping everyone safe by checking in with our QR Code, hand sanitising upon arrival, wear a mask in our reception area and attend appointments alone where possible. If you are unwell or have any household members unwell with flu-like symptoms, we ask that you please reschedule your appointment. Our reception team will also ask for your COVID19 Vaccination status, your status will have no impact on your treatment. This simply allows our treatment team to determine the appropriate personal protective equipment required according to the ADA guidelines.

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding during these difficult times.

 

Online Booking

You can now book your appointments at any time through our online portal.

New Patient

New patient to Withers Dental in Toowoomba? Learn more about your initial consultation and what to expect.

Opening Hours

Monday: 8am – 4.30pm
Tuesday: 8am – 6.30pm
Wednesday: 8am – 4.30pm
Thursday: 8am- 5.00pm
Friday: 8am – 4.00pm

Saturdays by appointment only.

Dentist Toowoomba

The Withers Dental experience aims to deliver confidence and comfort to our patients from start to finish. We understand how much they appreciate a supportive environment, helpful advice, experienced staff and tailored treatment plans.

We are a family-owned practice that has been passed down three generations. We are proud to say we have many long-time patients who have enjoyed our high-quality care and expertise since 1940. Our team thrives on patient care and support.

We provide comprehensive dental services including emergency dental care, family and paediatric dentistry, orthodontics (Invisalign and braces) and full mouth rehabilitation treatments, dental implants, cosmetic dentistry and post-treatment maintenance.

OUR DENTAL SERVICES

Cosmetic Dentistry

Services Include: Dental Crowns & Bridges, Tooth Coloured Fillings, Tooth Whitening.

Invisalign®

We have been delivering Invisalign® and orthodontic treatments to our patients for more than 20 years

Dental Implants

A dental implant offers a permanent and secure solution for replacing one or more teeth.

General Dentistry

Services Include: Emergencies, Fillings, Root Canal, General Extractions and Wisdom Teeth Extractions.

Preventative Dentistry

Services Include: Active Maintenance, New Patients, Gum Disease, Fissure Sealants

Children's Dentistry

Our staff are trained to make your child feel comfortable and we offer bulk billing for children’s dentistry under the Child Dental Benefit Scheme.

Myofunctional Therapy

Services Include: TMJ pain/dysfunction, tongue thrust swallowing and thumb sucking.

Teeth Grinding Treatment

Bruxism, commonly known as teeth grinding, can occur at any stage of life. Our dentists can diagnose the condition and discuss treatment.

Braces

Withers Dental proudly uses InsigniaTM by Ormco which combines the efficiency of digital smile design with the precision of patient-specific appliances.

Meet Our Dental Team

Dr Andrew Withers | Dentist Toowoomba

Dr Andrew Withers BDSc (Qld)

Dr Andrew Withers is a proud third generation dentist. His grandfather Hubert Withers and father John Withers practised in the Toowoomba QLD area for many years.

Andrew graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Dentistry in 1985. He went on to practise in Wimbledon, London before returning to Toowoomba QLD in 1990. Andrew is a self-confessed ‘study nerd’ having completed post-graduate studies in the areas of orthodontics and implantology. He has also completed his Diploma in Advanced Orthodontics with the International Medical College. Outside his practice, Andrew enjoys sport and keeping fit with his children.

“Words barely express the joy and satisfaction we derive from the life changing improvements we achieve with our patients, both the young and young at heart. We have such a great time with them. I take a special interest in our orthodontic cases as it’s an area of dentistry I particularly enjoy.” Dr Andrew Withers

Dr. Steven Wey | Dentists on Toowoomba

DR STEVEN haoyu WEY BOHDsc, Mdent (QLD)

Steven graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and Master of Dentistry (honours) from Griffith University, Gold Coast. During his studies, he completed additional research project on patient psychology and ways to overcome dental phobias. During his postgraduate years, he was privileged to gain valuable training in public hospitals and renowned private clinics across Gold Coast, before making the move west to call Toowoomba his new home.

He actively seeks out to complete dental training programs to stay up to date with the latest advances in dental research and technology, to provide the best possible treatments for his patients.

Steven believes in a personalised approach to achieve excellent aesthetic results for his patients. He enjoys providing cosmetic veneers and crowns, as well as routine root canal therapy and teeth extractions. He works closely with dental hygienists and therapists to ensure his patients are supported to maintain and achieve dental health.

Steven is known for his gentle and calm approach to make the most anxious person relax in chair. He is a member of the Australian Dental Association and the Australasian Clear Aligner Society.

He enjoys hanging out with his friends and family and discovering his favourite foodie spots. When he is not at the gym, you will find Steven with his 5-month-old puppy Teddy.

Dr. Michael Li | Dentists on Toowomba

DR MICHAEL LI BDSC (QLD)

Dr Michael Li graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Dental Science. Before joining Withers Dental in late 2021, Michael has worked in both public and private clinics in QLD and interstates. He was also a clinical supervisor for final year dental students from James Cook University.

Michael is a caring and down-to-earth dentist who enjoys practising all areas of general dentistry and strives to achieve the best possible long-term outcomes for his patients. His special interests include oral surgery and root canal therapy.

Michael is a member of the Australian Dental Association. He regularly attends professional development courses to keep up to date with new technology and changes in the profession.

Outside of work, Michael enjoys spending time with his partner, traveling and exploring the outback. He also has a beautiful senior cat Cookie who is great to cuddle with!

Amelia Phillips | Dental Hygienist | Withers Dental

Amelia Phillips

Dental Therapist /
Dental Hygienist

Carly Oliver | Oral Health Therapist | Withers Dental

Carly Oliver

Oral Health Therapist

Therese Robbins | Oral Health Therapist | Withers Dental

Therese Robbins

Oral Health Therapist

Kim Anderson | Dental Hygienist | Withers Dental

Kim Anderson

Dental Hygienist

Dell Butler | Oral Health Therapist | Withers Dental

Dell Butler

Oral Health Therapist

Amelia Phillips BOH (Otago)
Oral Health Therapist

Amelia has been employed as a dental hygienist with the Withers Dental team since April 2014. She works alongside our dentists with a strong focus on dental disease prevention. Amelia also enjoys working with children, treating gum disease and conducting tooth whitening.

Amelia graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 2009. She also trained and worked as a dental assistant for two years.

Amelia helps patients to improve their overall dental health by tailoring preventive programs. As a dental therapist, Amelia works with children up to the age of 18 years. She uses a variety of techniques in a safe and caring environment and gives children the knowledge they need to care for their teeth throughout life.

In her free time Amelia enjoys travelling, hiking and horse riding.

Carly Oliver B.App.HSc(Oral Health)
Oral Health Therapist

Carly graduated from the University of Queensland – School of Dentistry with a Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Oral Health) in 2000. She has enjoyed working as an oral health therapist with the Withers Dental team since moving to Toowoomba in 2008.

Carly performs preventive maintenance (cleaning teeth) against conditions including gingivitis and periodontal disease. She also examines and completes dental work on children between the ages of four and 17. Carly has a passion for prevention and hopes to inspire her patients to take on board good oral health practices not just for their teeth, but for whole body health.

Carly is married and has a cuddly young daughter (who ironically hates having her teeth brushed!). She loves spending time in her garden and with her pets, and currently has a crochet addiction (among other crafty pursuits).

Therese Robbins Cert. Dent Ther (Qld), Acad. Upgrade Dent Ther (QLD), B.App.HSc. (Oral Health) (Qld)
Oral Health Therapist

Therese Robbins graduated as a dental therapist from the School of Dental Therapy in Brisbane in 1984 and has a great deal of experience working with children of all ages. Therese completed the Academic Upgrade for Dental Therapists at the University of Queensland and the Queensland University of Technology in 2005. She most recently graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science in 2007. She has worked throughout south-east Queensland and is committed to continuing her education and training to provide her clients with professional, high quality and individual care.

Therese enjoys travelling, reading, crocheting and being with family in her spare time.

Kim Anderson
Dental Hygienist

Kim completed her studies and graduated as a Dental Hygienist through Curtin University in Perth Western Australia in 2004. She is an experienced hygienist having worked in busy Perth practices for the last 15 years.

She believes dentistry should have a strong preventive focus, striving to educate and motivate her patients to improve their oral health. She enjoys working with people of all ages and believes dentistry should be delivered with a kind and gentle approach. She aims to make each appointment as comfortable as possible for all her patients.

Kim has recently relocated with her partner and now calls Toowoomba her new home. As newcomers to Queensland they have been enjoying their weekends exploring. Kim also likes to spend time in the kitchen baking and at her sewing machine making quilts.

Dell Butler
Oral Health Therapist

Dell graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy from Central Queensland University in Rockhampton. She developed a passion for oral health at the beginning of her dental career, starting as a dental assistant right here at Withers dental in 2011.

Dell is dedicated to providing the highest level of care to each client. As an Oral Health Therapist Dell has a particular focus in preventative care and oral health promotion. Dell looks forward to working with you to achieve and maintain oral health as an influential step toward general wellness.

During her time off, Dell enjoys spending time with family, camping and doing various crafts.

PERSONALISED DENTAL CARE

Our dedicated team takes pride in delivering exceptional personalised dental care for the whole family.

Through personalised treatment plans, we aim to improve our patients’ overall oral health while also teaching them the value of preventative dentistry.

We strive to provide a professional and supportive environment. We expect to run on time for appointments and to exceed our patient and staff expectations.

Girl Smiling After Cosmetic Treatment from a Dentist on Toowoomba | Withers Dental

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Withers Dental Toowoomba is a preferred provider for Bupa and HCF. We accept all health funds which can be processed via our HICAPs machines, leaving only the gap to pay on the day of treatment. We provide bulk billed children’s dentistry (for eligible youngsters) through the Medicare Child Dental Benefits Schedule. We also process Department of Veterans’ Affairs accounts electronically. Interest-free payment plan options are available.

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