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Don’t Underestimate the Power of a Smile

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Do you judge a person within the first few minutes of meeting them? However hard we try not to, the vast majority of us are guilty of subconsciously summing someone up soon after that initial meeting. Often a smile plays an important role because it is always noticed first. Many…

Teeth and Aging: How can I look younger? (Infographic)

Confident Smiling Woman

  When we think of the typical signs of ageing, we think of wrinkles and grey hair, but our teeth can give away our age too. Over time, they change and can add years to our appearance. However, there are options for us to wind back the clock and refresh…

Can Whitening Damage Your Teeth? (Infographic)

Woman Self-Conscious about Smile

  Teeth whitening is a popular cosmetic treatment that can help rejuvenate your smile effectively and quickly. With hundreds of products on the market, it can be confusing trying to figure out which will work best and whether they are safe and won’t have a negative effect on your dental…

Causes of Broken Teeth (Infographic)

Man with Chipped Tooth

  Enamel is the hardest part of the human body; teeth are designed to be tough and durable but they are not invincible. Generally speaking, tooth damage is caused by one of three things: grinding, acid erosion and excessive force. Grinding Stress, anxiety and sleep apnoea can cause bruxism -…

How to Choose a Good Cosmetic Dentist

Smiling Woman Dental Patient

Cosmetic dentistry is not just science, but also art. This is why finding a good cosmetic dentist is a challenge. How can you be sure if they really know what you want? Can you really trust them? Do they know what is best for you? We understand that finding the…

Solutions for missing teeth

Woman Hiding Her Smile

Missing teeth can cause lots of problems, both functionally and cosmetically. You needn’t suffer, though. Dental treatment technologies have progressed a lot in the last few decades, resulting in quite a few treatment options available to replace missing teeth. Regardless of whether lost through decay or accident, it is important…

How much do dental crowns cost?

Woman with Beautiful Smile

Dental crowns are a treatment that can make a big difference to your smile. Finding a good dentist who knows what they are doing will impact the end result. Crowns need to be personalised and designed to correctly fit your tooth. Every tooth is different and any slight imperfection in…

Dental Tourism : The Perils of Seeking Dental Treatment Abroad

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While cosmetic dental procedures correct your smile and help you look great, the cost can sometimes be a barrier to some. Due to their budgeting constraints, some patients develop the consumer’s mindset and try to find a bargain deal. Yes, it’s perfectly normal to try to fit a cosmetic procedure…

Dentists don’t just drill and fill

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Everyone seems to think that all a dentist does is drill and fill teeth. Point Cook dentist, Dr Wilfred Koon, thinks otherwise. He says he’s not just in the job of fixing teeth, but to improve people’s quality of life. “A smile has a profound effect on a person’s life,”…

Dental Fear no More

Dental Fear No More

Overcoming Dental Fear Does the thought of going to the dentist fill you with fear? Do you put off dental treatment until the last possible moment? If so you’re not alone! It’s certainly nothing to feel ashamed of. In fact dental fear is incredibly common. It is estimated that up…

Did You Know a Healthy Smile Can Mean a Healthier Body?

Practicing Yoga and Being Calm at Peaceful Lake

Many of us will have made New Year’s resolutions to perhaps exercise more frequently and to eat more healthily, but did you know having good dental health can help? In fact your mouth is a ‘window’ to the rest of your body, and if you neglect it you are more…

Everyone Seems To Think That All A Dentist Does is Drill And Fill Teeth

Dental Procedure

Point Cook dentist, Dr Wilfred Koon, thinks otherwise. He says he’s not just in the job of fixing teeth, but to improve people’s quality of life. “A smile has a profound effect on a person’s life,” explains Dr Koon. “Many studies have shown that smile attractiveness has a deep psychological…