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How You Can Benefit From Sleep Dentistry

Did you know that there are approximately 16% of Australian adults who suffer from dental fear? Thousands of Australians would rather avoid visiting their dentist than receiving dental care, putting at significant risk their oral health. This fear is often associated with a person’s past experiences in the dentist chair…


How You Can Get An Early Release Of Superannuation For Dental Treatment

Do you need dental implants or major dental work but have no idea how you’re going to pay for it? You could qualify for the Early Release of Superannuation (ERS), which has been established to provide you with access to your funds when you need them most. Critical dental surgery…


Everything You Need To Know About All-On-4

The All-On-4 dental implant is a ground-breaking procedure that takes the success of dental implant treatments one step further. Introduced in Australia in 2005, this innovative, new approach offers a permanent solution to replacing decayed, lost or extracted teeth. It differs from mainstream dental implants in four significant ways: only…


Invisalign: what’s all the rage about?

Unless you have been living under a rock lately, you may have seen across social media and print advertising something called ‘Invisalign’ popping up everywhere. What exactly is Invisalign? Invisalign are a series of clear aligners that are used as an alternative to braces to straighten teeth. The patient uses…


Full mouth rehabilitation and smile makeovers

If your teeth have suffered major trauma, are broken, stained or even missing, there are several dental procedures to help you restore your smile. Cosmetic dentistry is a very popular form of dentistry these days, offering quick and effective ways to enhance your smile and appearance. There is a wide…


What is a Dental Implant? (Infographic)

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Implant Dentistry: A Quick Guide

Have you lost a tooth or teeth? Replacing them is important for not only your smile but your health too. Dental implants are a permanent tooth replacement option and are the next best thing to natural teeth. Are you a visual learner? Check out our implant dentistry infographic here.  What…


Overcoming dental anxiety (infographic)

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Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Many people experience some level of fear associated with visiting the dentist and put off getting the dental care they need because of it. This can lead to serious problems and the need for more extensive restorative dental work. Are you a visual learner? Check out our dental anxiety infographic…


Help! I’m losing all my teeth. What can I do?

Find out the different options to replace all your teeth Losing all your teeth is one of the worst things that could happen to you. When you lose your teeth, you lose your smile, your confidence, your ability to eat, and your appearance. In essence, you lose a part of…


Don’t Underestimate the Power of a Smile

  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.…


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

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 and…


Can Whitening Damage Your Teeth? (Infographic)

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 health.…


Causes of Broken Teeth (Infographic)

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 - when…


How to Choose a Good Cosmetic Dentist

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

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 crowns cost?

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

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

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

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?

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

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…

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