Waterlase Laser Dentistry.

Emergency Appointments.

Waterlase Laser Dentistry.

Emergency Appointments.

Emergency Appointments.

Dr David Sykes -

Umhanga Dental is a modern practice equipped to the highest standards, providing a full range of state-of-the-art dental treatments.

For emergencies, you may send us a WhatsApp message on 072 485 3783. Click here to find out what constitutes a dental emergency, and what to do until you can see a Dentist.

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First Visit?

See our "New Patients" page for important information, and to download our Patient Information Form.

Your Favourite Dentist

Dr Sykes has a solid history of providing quality dental care to the local community. If you are new in town, or just looking for a trustworthy dentist who will give you proper advice and personal care, please call us now to make an appointment and come in for a visit. You will feel right at home.

Tons of Options

On your first visit to our office, we will give you a thorough examination and discuss our findings. Our treatment recommendations tend to be conservative. We want you to be completely informed of your choices before going ahead with any dental care procedures.

Excellent Care

Umhanga Dental is a modern practice fully equipped to the highest standards and provides a full range of state of the art dental treatments to suit your individual needs - whether you are looking for a more attractive smile or healthier teeth and gums. We aim to provide comprehensive gentle dental care in a relaxed environment with excellent, caring, friendly and fully trained staff.

Waterlase Technology

Dentistry has entered a new, exciting and highly advanced technological era. Thanks to computerized technology, lasers and microscopes, dentistry is something to become excited about and promotes health instead of fear. Umhlanga Dental is the first in KZN to offer Waterlase Express technology.

Less pain, fewer shots, faster recovery!

BIOLASE is the world's leading innovator in dental lasers. The award-winning Waterlase system is a safe and gentle alternative to traditional dental tools. Using laser energy and water spray, Waterlase can perform many procedures without a shot or a drill. Ask Dr Sykes about using Waterlase for your next procedure.

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What we do

Quality Dental Care and the Latest Technology for Umhlanga and Durban's Northern Areas.

Waterlase Technology

Thanks to computerized technology, lasers and microscopes, dentistry is something to become excited about. Umhlanga Dental is the first in KZN to offer Waterlase Express technology.

Preventative Care

Caring for your teeth with regular checkups and cleaning will keep you healthy and minimise the risk of developing cavitities, gum disease and other problems later on.

Restorative Care

We work closely with a team of specialists to offer various restorative and prosthetic dentistry products and procedures including fillings, crowns, implants and more.

Kid-friendly

Our approach is always pleasant and non-frightening. We want children to look forward to their visits to instill a life-long habit of caring for their teeth.

Emergency Care

Dental emergencies can happen at any time and you are more than likely to want immediate treatment. We provide emergency appointments every day.

Dental Hygienist

Certain common problem such as gingivitis, periodontal disease (gum disease) or caries (tooth decay) can be easily arrested with help from the dental hygienist.