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What are the causes of bad breath?

What are the causes of bad breath

Eliminating bad breath can be simple and effective Knowing the causes of bad breath can help you get on top of it. The truth is, many of us experience it at some stage and it can be uncomfortable and frustrating, taking a great toll on your confidence. What we often…

Dental options for damaged or discoloured teeth

options for damaged or discoloured teeth

How cosmetic dentistry can restore your self-confidence Your smile is how you express yourself, so you shouldn't put up with damaged or discoloured teeth. No longer limited to the rich and the famous, cosmetic dentistry is the perfect choice if you want to achieve that perfect smile. If you have…

Eliminate dental fear with sleep dentistry

eliminate dental fear with sleep dentistry

Sleep dentistry is an effective way to overcome dental anxiety Even the bravest among us can experience fear or anxiety about dental work. It’s not uncommon that anxiety — or in extreme cases, dental phobia – leads to delayed treatment or skipping dental work altogether. If this sounds like you,…

Zygoma dental implants – what are your options?

zygoma dental implants what areyouroptions

Zygoma implants are an outstanding technique with long lasting results Zygoma dental implants are a remarkable procedure used to restore full sets of upper teeth. Zygoma are distinct from traditional implants as they involve attaching the implant to the cheekbone (zygoma) rather than the jawbone. One of the main benefits…

How dental implants can improve your health

how dental implants can improve health

Restorative dental for a functional, healthy smile Your teeth play an important role in your overall health. They enable you to eat and speak with ease, and can impact your self-esteem. However, when things go wrong with your teeth due to decay or infection it can wreak havoc on not…

All-On-4 cost (early release of super)

all on 4 cost

The Point Dental offer an attractive range of finance options to meet the costs of All-on-4 dental implants. Considering our premium All-on-4 dental service but worried about the cost? Our philosophy is to help keep costs, even for major procedures like implants, within reach. The Point Dental offers alternative payment options for All-on-4 implants,…

All-on-4 vs traditional dental implants

All on 4 clinic

Melbourne’s leading All-on-4 clinic for dental implants If you no longer have a full set of natural teeth it might be time to weigh up your implant options. The All-on-4 implant treatment has a 98% success rate and is an exciting new frontier in implant dentistry. The reason our patients are impressed…

Why we’re your go-to dentist in Point Cook

dentist point cook

Making dentistry a better experience for our patients At The Point Dental, we want to make coming to the dentist as easy and stress-free as possible. We understand going to the dentist can be daunting for some, and we want to change that. We create a comfortable and relaxing environment…

How You Can Benefit From Sleep Dentistry

Female Dentist with Scraper

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

Older Man Using his Phone

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…

Invisalign: what’s all the rage about?

Invisalign

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…

What is a Dental Implant? (Infographic)

Dental Infographic

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Implant Dentistry: A Quick Guide

Dental Implant Closeup

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. What is…

Overcoming dental anxiety (infographic)

Reclining Dentist Chair Illustration

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Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Woman with 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?

Man Hiding His Smile

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…

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

Dental X-ray with Pressure Point

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…

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…