Mullan Gallagher Dental, Downpatrick

Mullan Gallagher Dental Contact Details

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Tel:
02844 612 231
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Address
35, St Patrick's Avenue
Downpatrick
County Down
BT30 6DW

About Mullan Gallagher Dental

Family Dentist, Downpatrick
We believe that everyone deserves exceptional dental treatment. So whether you’re an NHS or private patient, seeking cosmetic dentistry, hygienist services or even facial line softening, you can be assured of the best possible service at Mullan Gallagher Dental Care.

Our modern premises boast state of the art equipment, a spacious and modern waiting room with free WIFI, and our friendly and professional team is committed to providing expert care that exceeds all expectations.


Treatments


White Fillings
Also called composite fillings, these are strong but perhaps not as hard wearing as amalgam fillings. These are tooth coloured and made from powdered glass quartz, silica or other ceramic particles added to a resin base. The shade will be matched to your own teeth.

Amalgam Fillings
These are silver coloured, made by combining mercury and a silver alloy. It is long lasting and hard wearing and has been used for over 150 years. It is economical to use and can last 15 to 20 years. This kind of filling is ususally used on back ‘chewing’ teeth.

Fissure Sealants
Sealants are a safe and painless way of protecting your teeth from decay. A sealant is a protective plastic coating which is applied to biting surfaces of the back teeth. It forms a hard shield that keeps food and bacteria from getting into the tiny grooves in the teeth and causing decay.

Root Canal Treatment
Also called ‘endodontics’ is needed when the blood supply or nerve supply of the tooth (called the ‘pulp’) is infected through decay or injury. You may not feel any pain in the early stages of the infection. In some cases your tooth could darken in colour, which may mean that the nerve of the tooth has died (or is dying).

Crown
An artificial restoration that fits over the remaining part of a prepared tooth, making it strong and giving it the shape of a natural tooth. It is sometimes known as a ‘cap’. It is an ideal way to repair teeth that have been broken, or could have been weakened by decay or a very large filling.

Denture
Full dentures to replace all your own teeth that fit snugly over your gums. They will help you to eat comfortably and speak clearly. Partial dentures replace teeth that are missing, and can sometimes be supported by the teeth you have left.

Bridge
Bridges are ideal for people who don’t like dentures and only have a few teeth missing. Bridges are usually made by putting a crown on the teeth on either side of the gap and attaching a false tooth in the middle. The bridge can't be removed. They are usually made of precious metal bonded to porcelain.

Implant
Implants are an alternative to dentures and bridges, but they are more expensive. They are titanium rods which are surgically placed into the jawbone and act as anchors for fastening dentures or crowns onto. They act in the same way as real tooth and look and feel like they are part of your mouth.

Tooth Whitening
Tooth Whitening can be a very effective way of lightening the natural colour of your teeth without removing any of the tooth surface. It cannot make a complete colour change but it may lighten the existing shade.

Our Treatments are available for either NHS or Private Patients. Look on Our Site for price detailing.


We also offer Facial Rejuvenation Procedures, and soon to come is our wedding package!



Opening Times
8.30am – 5.30pm, Monday – Friday
5.30pm – 8.00pm, Wednesday (private consultations only)

Payment Options
We request that payment be made on the day of the treatment and a deposit left for high value multi-visit treatments. We accept the following methods of payment:
  • Cash
  • Cheque (up to the value of guarantee card)
  • Major Credit / Debit Cards including contactless and mobile payment

Emergency Dental Care
Emergency Dental Care for registered patients during working hours:

Please telephone the surgery before 11.00am.
Our dedicated emergency time is 12.00pm, patients wishing to avail of this emergency time must telephone the practice before 11.00am so they can be booked.
Patients arriving without an appointment cannot be seen.
Patients telephoning in the afternoon will be accommodated the next day.

Emergency Dental Care for unregistered/new patients
We can accommodate a small number of unregistered patients for emergency treatment each day. Please telephone the practice as early as possible. There will be a deposit of £40.00 charged on arrival, which covers the treatment of most minor dental emergencies; however, if your problem is more complicated, an additional fee will be charged. Your dentist will discuss this with you first.

Out of Hours Emergency
Operates at the Dental Out-Patients Department Wing F, Outpatients Department on the Ground Floor of the Belfast City Hospital.

Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday Evening Sessions:

1 session per day – 7.00pm to 10.00pm

Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays:

2 sessions per day – 10.00am to 1.00pm, and 7.00pm to 10.00pm


Patients should attend as early in a session as possible and bring their medical card. Only emergency or relief of pain treatment will be provided, and normal Health Service charges will apply to those who are not exempt. No appointment is required.


Telephone: (028) 9063 8486

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