Laser teeth whitening: Is it for you?

23 August 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

There are many methods of teeth whitening available, from pastes and strips that can be applied at home to trays and other bleaching methods available in the dentist's chair. One recent method that is becoming increasingly popular is laser whitening. Is this a method you should consider? The process Laser whitening can only be carried out by a dentist. Bleach is applied to each tooth, and laser light is then applied, which activates the bleach and enhances its effectiveness. Read More 

What to Do If a Tooth Becomes Dislodged

23 August 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

In the world of rugby, the southern hemisphere teams always seem to come out on top, and it's no wonder that the sport is so popular in Australia and New Zealand. The passion begins in school for most youngsters, who dream about playing for their country at some stage in the future and are more than willing to 'get stuck in' as they learn the tricks of the trade. As a parent, you may be perfectly happy for them to take part in the sport, even though it is by the very definition, full contact. Read More 

It’s Not Just Teeth: Other Problems Your Dentist Can Fix

27 July 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

It's best to visit the dentist at least once a year for a general checkup—but if you're one of the many people who doesn't do this, then you may not be entirely clear on exactly what a dentist could help you with. It may seem counter-intuitive, but it really isn't just your teeth. As such, even if your teeth feel fine and aren't giving you any concern, there may be other issues you're experiencing that a dentist could help fix. Read More 

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Help with Your Gum Health?

6 July 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When most people think of cosmetic dentistry, they immediately envision treatments that help to improve their teeth to enhance their smile. Although your teeth are easily noticeable, you should also note that your gums are equally important too. Deteriorating gum health will eventually affect the appearance of your teeth, which will significantly detract from your smile. On the other hand, gums that may be healthy but look abnormal will also affect how you look. Read More 

Fear of the Dentist? How Oral Conscious Sedation May Help You

11 June 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Some people may be able to deal with pain better than others, but for some individuals a visit to the dentist can be quite a difficult experience. Often, they are scared of the unknown, or they may remember some less-than-pleasant experiences in earlier life. It's unfortunate that this type of fear will keep many people away from the dentist's chair, even though they would benefit significantly from some work. It is nevertheless possible to overcome this type of phobia by taking a specific approach to sedation. Read More