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How Can Gum Disease Therapy in Melbourne Prevent Strokes?

May 11, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Melbourne Cosmetic Dentist @ 8:22 pm

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Do your gums bleed when you brush or floss? Are they tender, red, or swollen? Do you have bad breath that just doesn’t go away no matter what you do? If you do, you might be part of the 80 percent of Americans who have gum disease. However, just because gum disease is common, that doesn’t mean it should go untreated. The condition could get worse over time and result in other problems, including heart disease. Since May is National Stroke Awareness Month, it’s the perfect time to talk about how untreated gum disease can lead to a stroke. Read on to learn how gum disease therapy in Melbourne can prevent strokes.

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Is It Time for Your Next Oral Cancer Screening in Melbourne?

April 8, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_richardson @ 3:05 pm

lymph node checkDid you know that an estimated 53,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year? Roughly 10,000 people will die from it. Clearly, oral cancer is a serious problem that deserves our attention. Since April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, now is the perfect time for you to pause and reflect on how you can protect yourself from this devastating disease. One way you can do so is by visiting your dentist for an oral cancer screening in Melbourne.

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Smile Flaws? Here’s What Porcelain Veneers in Melbourne Offer!

March 13, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_richardson @ 8:19 pm

woman brown hair smiling perfect teethWhether you have chipped, crooked, gapped, misaligned or stained teeth, porcelain veneers in Melbourne provide a simple yet highly-impactful remedy. What’s the secret to the success of the procedure, though, and what benefits await you? A local cosmetic dentist has the expert answers you’re looking for!

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Want the Best Treatment? Find a Dentist in Melbourne with the Best Technology

February 27, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_richardson @ 5:38 pm

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These days, technology advancements happen so quickly and make your life easier in so many ways. From remotely controlling the temperature and lights in your house to medical breakthroughs in diagnostics, technology has penetrated almost every facet of your life. Then why do some dental practices still use older treatments and techniques, equipment, and materials? The truth is that you’ll get better treatment when your dentist uses better dental technology. Here are just five examples of technology that your dentist in Melbourne should be using. (more…)

Start to Finish: Getting Dentures in Melbourne

February 15, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_richardson @ 7:51 pm

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If you’re missing one or more teeth, you probably already know how important it is that you replace them. Not only can gaps in your teeth be distracting, it can also negatively impact your oral and overall health. One popular restoration option has been used for centuries—dentures. But just because dentures are a traditional choice doesn’t mean that the technique and materials aren’t advanced. So what is the process for getting dentures in Melbourne? What can you expect if you want to get dentures? Well, keep reading to learn more about dentures from start to finish. (more…)

Invisalign in Melbourne: How Long Does It Take?

January 26, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_richardson @ 10:24 pm

One question many people have about Invisalign in Melbourne is how long treatment takes. The exact answer to this question will vary from one person to the next. However, as a rule of thumb, it typically takes about 12-18 months to see satisfactory results. Factors that can affect this number include the amount of time per day you wear the product.

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What Makes for Quality Dentures in Melbourne?

December 23, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_richardson @ 9:40 pm

Full and partial denturesDentures are custom-made artificial teeth and gums that can be taken out and put back into your mouth. Used to replace missing natural teeth, early dentures were often fashioned out of animal teeth, ivory, lead, and even other human teeth. Thankfully, 21st-century dentures are quite advanced compared to their antique predecessors. In fact, today’s dentures are more natural looking and comfortable than ever!

Do you know out of what materials modern dentures are made? Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of the different types of dentures can help you know how long your set is likely to last. Here is everything you need to know about how dentures in Melbourne are made.

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Wondering About the Perfect Holiday Gift? Try Teeth Whitening in Melbourne!

December 11, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_richardson @ 11:50 am

A smile before and after whiteningOne of the most common problems people face during the holidays is what to get for their friends and family. This year, make things easy on yourself by giving the gift of self-confidence! With teeth whitening in Melbourne, you can help someone achieve a beautiful white smile that they can feel great about showing off. A professional whitening treatment ensures that your loved one will get reliable, long-lasting results faster than they might expect – just in time for the holidays. Keep reading to learn why whitening is the perfect gift and find out what your gift buying options are!

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Here Are the Troubling Facts about Gum Disease in Melbourne

November 5, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_richardson @ 5:58 pm

Dental treatment revealing gum diseaseGum disease in Melbourne is one of our area’s most devastating and widespread health problems. Left untreated, it can cause not only tooth decay, but a variety of other illnesses. It can even spread from one person. It’s important for all of us to know the warning signs of gum disease so we know when to seek help.

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Here’s a Quick History of Dental Implants in Melbourne

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_richardson @ 2:03 pm

dental implant aside natural teethIf you’re looking into dental implants in Melbourne, then you should know that this particular form of restoration is backed by more than 4000 years of research and development. The modern era of implant restoration began in the 1950s, when dental researchers learn that lightweight metal alloys can fuse to bone.

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