Quality DentistryStriving to achieve optimal dental health and quality of life for our patients.
Calm and CaringTreating you with respect, kindness and understanding in a calm, caring setting
Easy LocationJohn Cropley Dentistry is conveniently located in the heart of Nelson Bay.
Friendly StaffAn experienced team ready to welcome you.
Family Owned Dental Practice
We are a family owned dental practice located in picturesque Nelson Bay. Our entire team is dedicated to providing personalised, high quality dentistry for your family. We welcome patients of all ages and strive to provide a friendly, comfortable environment where you can feel at ease.
Call today to learn more and set up your appointment with one of our dentists.
Are You Afraid Of The Dentist?
You’re not alone. Many people have a fear, or even a phobia of visiting the dentist. This can be the result of previous bad experiences with painful procedures or a worry about what the dentist might find. To make you feel more comfortable, our dentist Dr. John Cropley is known as a gentle dentist and the whole team takes our customers' worries, fears and phobias very seriously.
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General & Family Dentistry
At John Cropley Dentistry we offer quality general dentistry for you and your family through a range of preventative services. We work with you to help you maintain good oral health and a beautiful healthy smile.
Tooth painTooth pain can be caused by various problems. Oral examination can help determine the cause.
Broken or Chipped ToothOur dentists can assess your broken, cracked or chipped tooth to determine the best treatment plan for you.
Cavities & DecayWe use digital x-rays and imaging to identify decay at its earliest stages in order to preserve your teeth, before more serious dental issues develop.
Tooth StainsWe offer in the chair whitening as well as take home kits.
Comprehensive Dental Care
Dental treatments and services by an experienced team of professionals in a comfortable welcoming environment.
Gentle Dentist Nelson Bay
Being a gentle dentist works on two levels. It means we will do everything we can to cause minimum discomfort or pain and offer treatment programs that will prevent further intervention. It also means we care to understand your fears.
At John Cropley Dentistry, we won’t judge you for missing appointments, and we won’t judge you if your teeth are in poor condition. By making an appointment and coming to see us, you are taking a significant and brave step to good oral health and that’s something we admire and applaud.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is gentle dentistry?
Gentle dentistry is centred around calming your nerves, giving you choice over your treatments, and using technology for more comfortable, less anxiety-inducing procedures.
What is general dentistry?
General dentistry refers to routine dental procedures and appointments, including regular check-ups and treatments like fillings or cleaning. It concerns taking care of your overall oral health and hygiene.
What should I do if I’m scared of visiting the dentist?
If you feel scared, simply let us know so we can work with you to make your experience more comfortable. Our priority is delivering high-quality care and our gentle dentistry services can help you feel more relaxed.
I’ve not been to the dentist for a long time. Will you still see me?
We’re delighted you’ve chosen us. We understand that it takes courage to come and see the dentist after a long time and really appreciate you trusting us.
Is it always painful to visit the dentist?
At John Cropley Dentistry, we use the latest technology for our treatment programs and many new techniques are designed to keep pain to an absolute minimum. If there’s an aspect of your treatment that’s really worrying you, just let us know and we’ll talk you through the process and options available.
Your First Appointment
We gladly accept all health funds and process claims straightaway via HICAPS.
All accounts must be settled on the day of service, unless otherwise stated by our staff.
We accept payments by cash, EFTPOS, PAYWAVE, credit card (Visa or Mastercard), Visa debit and cheque.
We accept all health funds at our practice, with claims being made on the day of treatment through HICAPS.
We participate in the government schemes: Veteran Affairs and Child Dental Benefits Scheme.
We also accept patients through Hunter New England Health subject to availability of appointments.