We strive to deliver excellence in periodontal treatment. Including care and compassion with every patient interaction. We will take the time to listen, explain and listen again to ensure patients are comfortable and confident, and will develop long term professional relationships based on trust, mutual respect and genuine friendship.
For our Staff
To encourage our staff to grow in the four main areas of life - physically, socially, educationally and spiritually, by providing a welcoming and supportive work environment. We will foster a corporate culture built from mutual respect, patience, forgiveness and thoughtfulness that also promotes accountability, responsibility and a positive, proactive approach to life.
For our Referring Dentists & Practices
We seek to develop strong, mutually beneficial referral relationships with the SEQ dental and medical community in order to provide comprehensive dental services with a holistic approach to our shared patients.
For the Wider SEQ Dental Community
We seek to be a source of inspiration, mentorship and education within the dental industry and specialist periodontal and Oral Medicine fields. We will maintain connections with teaching institutions and professional organisations so as to be available for student and industry support to see these specialist fields and the supporting broader dental industry grow and flourish.
For the World
Foundation Dental Services is a care-centred business with a philanthropic heart, and will seek to support local and global initiatives where possible. Charities and requests for help will always be treated kindly, and FDS will support worthy causes with our finances, time and skills.
Having had two implants done by Dr John Carrigy 12 years ago and absolutely no issues with them since, I didn’t hesitate to request a referral to Foundation Dental and Dr Carrigy when I needed another implant recently. Once again, I was most impressed with the preparation and care taken to ensure a sterile environment for the procedure, which was very reassuring. Furthermore, John explains what he is doing and why throughout. He takes the trouble to understand his patient and fully answer any questions or concerns. There was minimal pain or discomfort in the days after the procedure, and two weeks later everything has healed perfectly. I would recommend John Carrigy to anyone considering an implant. It beats all other options and the professionalism shown by Dr Carrigy is outstanding.
09:08 22 Dec 14
Fantastic team and definitely NOT your average dentist! It was a JOY to visit them.
08:29 13 Aug 13
Great experience. Cant recommend highly enough!
03:10 21 Jul 19
Last time I had periodontal treatment I had to do two treatments with a huge general anaesthetic needle in my gums where each time I was in agony for days after.This time with Dr Carrigy I had one session where I had numbing gel applied to my gums and was out eating lunch with my friends an hour after treatment.Total cost this time was less than a third of the last treatment's cost and my out of pocket cost was only a few hundred dollars compared to thousands last time because I didn't blow all of my major dental health fund's cover like last time.I was really dreading going through perio treatment again but seeing someone who uses modern techniques with modern equipment is nowhere near as awful as my experience last time.
00:42 15 Feb 22
I have known dr Carrigy for years ,words can not describe how amazing he is .He is very respectable ,honest ,modest and explain everything in simple empathetic language .He has had done a great job with gum longstanding disease and have amazing result and improvement .I highly recommended him if you need any thing related to gum or any relevant matter to his field
04:34 27 May 22
Just had two implants commenced wit Dr. John Carrigy. Absolutely painless and done with skill and professionalism. I would absolutely recommend Foundation Dental to anybody seeking quality dental care. Dr. CARRIGY’s experience in dealing with DVA and his teamwork with Dr. Justin BOULTON (prosthedontist) is top shelf.
03:45 30 Aug 23
Excellent service and treatment.I have had a series of dental treatments from Dr Sweat Paliwal. She is a highly skilled dentist providing excellent service. Dr Paliwal has an open and friendly manner, guiding me through each step of the procedure in as very kind and supportive manner. Her work has result in a great outcome outcome for me I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking her specialist dentistry skills.
09:31 25 Jun 16
Dr Carrigy was very professional & pleasant when explaining the procedure which made me comfortable in proceeding with such a major procedure. In short,not as painful in more ways than one would normally expect!
00:08 14 Aug 15
Was made to feel calm and safe throughout the procedure excellent service
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