PLEASE NOTE: Upon Arrival, COVID management
We currently ask that all patients attending our clinic wait in their car until called for your appointment.
MASKS ARE MANDATE.
We value the safety of our patients and staff, and we appreciate your cooperation.
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice
Assessing for appointments from 05/08/21 during the lockdown
With the lockdown noted from 05/08/21, we have been advised by the government body to assess each patient for their treatment needs.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused as some appointments will need to be deferred until further notice.
For patients who already have an appointment with us during the lockdown, we will be in contact with you to discuss the appointment options.
For all other queries, please call us on 03 9889 0612.
*Please check the Victoria exposure sites on : https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/exposure-sites before attending your appointment.
If you have attended any of the sites listed, please call immediately to cancel your appointment.
**We will be screening all patients for COVID-19 when you call for your appointment.
**Implementation below for the COVID-19 outbreak remains. Please contact the practice if you have any questions.
Shibata Dental is asking all staff, patients and visitors to delay their dental appointment if:
- they feel unwell, including but not limited to experiencing possible COVID-19 symptoms; OR
- within the last 14 days, they have travelled overseas; OR
- within the last 14 days, they have had contact with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19
- have attended any of the sites listed under the state government website: https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/exposure-sites
- making sure to use the alcohol hand rub upon arrival and departure.
- making sure to clean your hands thoroughly for at least 20 seconds with soap and water, or use an alcohol-based hand rub.
- wearing of the face mask is mandatory when attending your appointment.
What is coronavirus (COVID-19)? 
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2) belongs to a family of RNA viruses known as Coronaviridae which includes Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS-CoV) and Milddle-East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The coronavirus causes respiratory illness. Symptoms range from a mild cough to pneumonia. Some people recover easily, others may get very sick very quickly. There is evidence that it spreads from person to person. Good hygiene can prevent infection.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms
Many people who contract COVID–19 will suffer only mild symptoms. However early indications are that the elderly and people with pre-existing medical conditions are more at risk of experiencing severe symptoms.
The most common symptoms reported include:
- Breathing difficulties such as breathlessness
- Sore throat
- Fatigue or tiredness
- Runny nose/Stuffy nose
- Loss of smell/Loss of taste
 Australian Government, Department of Health: https://www.health.gov.au/health-topics/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov, accessed 5-83-20
 Victorian Government, Department of Health and Human Services, available from https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/victorian-public-coronavirus-disease-covid-19, accessed 5-8-2
Welcome to Shibata Dental
Shibata Dental is a fully accredited, family friendly dental practice located in Camberwell, Melbourne.
Dr Shibata and his team of professionals are trained to assist in providing you with quality dental treatment and care.
Reception The waiting area
The waiting area has been specifically designed to help you relax in complete comfort.
The refreshment facilities, TV, and latest magazines are there to make you feel at home.
Onsite parking is available at the rear of the premise, accessed via Orrong Crescent.
Tram: Number 75. Stop 48.
Train stop: Hartwell or Willison